The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 175 143 234
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +91
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 308 357 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.42% 1.60% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.52% 7.45% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 248 132
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.83 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.24% +3.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.19 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.94% -1.53%
Windows Server 2012
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4721 4791 4960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.71% 21.53% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3373 3175 3390
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 199 233
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.09 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the London region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the London region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 52 £388 +5.44% 21
Croydon -7 10 £355 +9.23% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 £375 +79.22%
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Bromley - 2 £275 - 3
Ilford +1 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 572 (100.00%) Windows
2 422 (73.78%) Windows Server
3 375 (65.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 307 (53.67%) Active Directory
5 304 (53.15%) VMware
6 271 (47.38%) Microsoft
7 187 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 158 (27.62%) Citrix
9 148 (25.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 133 (23.25%) PowerShell
11 127 (22.20%) Finance
11 127 (22.20%) MS Exchange
12 116 (20.28%) SQL Server
13 112 (19.58%) Linux
14 111 (19.41%) DNS
15 110 (19.23%) Migration
16 109 (19.06%) Windows 7
17 104 (18.18%) ITIL
18 102 (17.83%) SQL
19 101 (17.66%) HP
20 99 (17.31%) MS Excel
21 90 (15.73%) Cisco
22 84 (14.69%) SCCM
23 83 (14.51%) Exchange Server 2010
24 79 (13.81%) SCOM
24 79 (13.81%) SAN
25 77 (13.46%) DHCP
26 74 (12.94%) Firewall
26 74 (12.94%) Hyper-V
27 70 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 127 (22.20%) MS Exchange
2 83 (14.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 40 (6.99%) IIS
6 30 (5.24%) Skype for Business
7 26 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (3.85%) Apache
9 13 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (2.27%) Tomcat
10 12 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (1.57%) Confluence
11 9 (1.57%) SAS
12 7 (1.22%) ArcGIS
12 7 (1.22%) CMS
13 5 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.70%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 99 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 45 (7.87%) MS Office
3 9 (1.57%) SPSS
4 5 (0.87%) HipChat
5 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Eikon
2 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 70 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (12.06%) Office 365
3 21 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.22%) IaaS
5 7 (1.22%) PaaS
6 6 (1.05%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.52%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.52%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) GitHub
8 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 111 (19.41%) DNS
2 79 (13.81%) SAN
3 77 (13.46%) DHCP
4 74 (12.94%) Firewall
5 47 (8.22%) TCP/IP
6 41 (7.17%) NetScaler
7 34 (5.94%) LAN
7 34 (5.94%) VPN
8 33 (5.77%) WAN
9 22 (3.85%) NAS
10 15 (2.62%) Internet
10 15 (2.62%) Remote Desktop
10 15 (2.62%) Skype
11 14 (2.45%) LDAP
12 13 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (2.27%) SSH
12 13 (2.27%) VoIP
12 13 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (1.92%) GIS
9 11 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (1.22%) Big Data
11 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.05%) MySQL
13 5 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.87%) VLDB
14 3 (0.52%) DTS
14 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (2.97%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.75%) JIRA
4 7 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (1.22%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.70%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.35%) Hudson
7 2 (0.35%) Maven
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.17%) Firebug
8 1 (0.17%) Gradle
8 1 (0.17%) Grunt
8 1 (0.17%) gulp
8 1 (0.17%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.17%) Subversion
8 1 (0.17%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.17%) Zephyr
General
1 127 (22.20%) Finance
2 41 (7.17%) Banking
2 41 (7.17%) Financial Institution
3 17 (2.97%) Legal
4 16 (2.80%) Retail
5 13 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.22%) Advertising
6 7 (1.22%) Games
7 6 (1.05%) Back Office
7 6 (1.05%) Publishing
8 5 (0.87%) Law
8 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.70%) Front Office
10 3 (0.52%) French Language
10 3 (0.52%) Marketing
10 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.35%) German Language
11 2 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 86 (15.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 64 (11.19%) Analyst
3 52 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 51 (8.92%) Architect
5 50 (8.74%) Windows Engineer
6 42 (7.34%) VMware Engineer
7 41 (7.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 41 (7.17%) Administrator
8 38 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 38 (6.64%) Citrix Engineer
8 38 (6.64%) Server Engineer
9 33 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
10 30 (5.24%) Wintel Engineer
11 28 (4.90%) Support Analyst
12 26 (4.55%) Consultant
12 26 (4.55%) DBA
12 26 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
13 25 (4.37%) SQL DBA
14 23 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
15 22 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.52%) .NET
2 38 (6.64%) HTML
3 13 (2.27%) CSS
3 13 (2.27%) jQuery
4 12 (2.10%) ASP.NET
4 12 (2.10%) SAML
5 8 (1.40%) HTML5
6 5 (0.87%) LAMP
7 3 (0.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.52%) Ajax
7 3 (0.52%) Web Services
7 3 (0.52%) XML
8 2 (0.35%) JSON
8 2 (0.35%) Middleware
8 2 (0.35%) ODBC
8 2 (0.35%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.35%) XSLT
9 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.17%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.17%) Saxon XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.97%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.29%) Clustering
3 30 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.37%) Replication
6 23 (4.02%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.50%) Hedge funds
8 18 (3.15%) Blackberry
9 15 (2.62%) EMC VNX
10 10 (1.75%) NHS
11 9 (1.57%) PKI
12 7 (1.22%) Derivative
13 6 (1.05%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.05%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.87%) EMC VMAX
14 5 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.70%) Driving Licence
15 4 (0.70%) Fintech
15 4 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 572 (100.00%) Windows
2 422 (73.78%) Windows Server
3 375 (65.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 148 (25.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 112 (19.58%) Linux
6 109 (19.06%) Windows 7
7 37 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (6.12%) Windows 10
9 33 (5.77%) Windows 8
10 25 (4.37%) Unix
11 24 (4.20%) Mac OS X
12 21 (3.67%) CentOS
13 12 (2.10%) SUSE
14 11 (1.92%) Solaris
14 11 (1.92%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.57%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.40%) Android
16 8 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (1.05%) AIX
17 6 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (19.23%) Migration
2 104 (18.18%) ITIL
3 50 (8.74%) Project Management
4 42 (7.34%) Change Management
5 40 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (6.29%) Service Delivery
7 33 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (5.42%) Service Management
9 29 (5.07%) Incident Management
10 27 (4.72%) High Availability
11 25 (4.37%) Server Building
12 24 (4.20%) Configuration Management
13 21 (3.67%) DevOps
13 21 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (3.50%) Patch Management
14 20 (3.50%) Problem Management
15 18 (3.15%) PRINCE
16 17 (2.97%) Open Source
17 16 (2.80%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 133 (23.25%) PowerShell
2 102 (17.83%) SQL
3 45 (7.87%) C#
4 22 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.50%) Java
5 20 (3.50%) Python
5 20 (3.50%) T-SQL
6 19 (3.32%) VBScript
7 13 (2.27%) VB
8 11 (1.92%) Perl
9 9 (1.57%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.05%) C++
10 6 (1.05%) VBA
11 5 (0.87%) C
11 5 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.52%) PHP
13 1 (0.17%) AppleScript
13 1 (0.17%) Ruby
13 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 53 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 47 (8.22%) MCSE
4 42 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (6.99%) SC Cleared
6 35 (6.12%) CCNA
7 29 (5.07%) Degree
8 19 (3.32%) MCSA
9 18 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 16 (2.80%) MCITP
12 12 (2.10%) CCNP
13 11 (1.92%) CISSP
14 10 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
14 10 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.22%) MCTS
15 7 (1.22%) SAS Certification
16 5 (0.87%) DBS Check
16 5 (0.87%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.97%) QA
2 16 (2.80%) SLA
3 9 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.70%) COBIT
5 3 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.35%) DICOM
6 2 (0.35%) HL7
6 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) ISO27002
System Software
1 307 (53.67%) Active Directory
2 187 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (12.94%) Hyper-V
4 68 (11.89%) vSphere
5 66 (11.54%) XenApp
6 42 (7.34%) VMware ESX
7 38 (6.64%) XenDesktop
8 18 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 8 (1.40%) BitLocker
12 7 (1.22%) XenServer
13 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (1.05%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.87%) Firmware
15 4 (0.70%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.70%) Xen
16 3 (0.52%) Docker
16 3 (0.52%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 84 (14.69%) SCCM
2 79 (13.81%) SCOM
3 21 (3.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 21 (3.67%) NetBackup
4 16 (2.80%) HP SIM
5 14 (2.45%) WSUS
6 13 (2.27%) Puppet
7 11 (1.92%) EdgeSight
8 10 (1.75%) Backup Exec
8 10 (1.75%) ZABBIX
9 9 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.87%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.70%) Simpana
12 3 (0.52%) Ansible
12 3 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (0.52%) Control-M
12 3 (0.52%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 304 (53.15%) VMware
2 271 (47.38%) Microsoft
3 158 (27.62%) Citrix
4 101 (17.66%) HP
5 90 (15.73%) Cisco
6 50 (8.74%) NetApp
7 45 (7.87%) Oracle
8 37 (6.47%) Dell
9 35 (6.12%) Red Hat
10 29 (5.07%) EMC
11 22 (3.85%) IBM
12 21 (3.67%) AppSense
12 21 (3.67%) Symantec
13 16 (2.80%) SolarWinds
14 14 (2.45%) CommVault
15 12 (2.10%) Juniper
16 11 (1.92%) CA
17 10 (1.75%) Apple
18 9 (1.57%) ServiceNow
19 8 (1.40%) Veeam
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