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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 177 156 221
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +65
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 297 357 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.53% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.36% 7.08% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 254 140
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -20.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.20 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -31.37%
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
4668 5040 5592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.63% 21.58% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3222 3450 3758
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 153 243
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £34.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -31 44 £425 +6.25% 9
Croydon -18 6 £425 -12.82%
Uxbridge +6 5 £350 -
Teddington - 3 - - 1
Westminster -19 2 £350 +112.12%
Canary Wharf - 2 £363 -
Mayfair - 2 £325 -
Feltham - 2 £438 -
Chessington +2 1 - -
Southwark -2 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £140 -
Surbiton - 1 £260 -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 602 (100.00%) Windows
2 440 (73.09%) Windows Server
3 435 (72.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 373 (61.96%) Active Directory
5 330 (54.82%) VMware
6 276 (45.85%) Microsoft
7 180 (29.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 172 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 157 (26.08%) Citrix
10 156 (25.91%) MS Exchange
11 152 (25.25%) PowerShell
12 124 (20.60%) DNS
13 122 (20.27%) Firewall
14 120 (19.93%) SQL Server
14 120 (19.93%) SCCM
15 119 (19.77%) Finance
15 119 (19.77%) Migration
16 115 (19.10%) Linux
17 112 (18.60%) Windows 7
18 110 (18.27%) ITIL
19 104 (17.28%) SAN
20 102 (16.94%) HP
20 102 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2010
21 101 (16.78%) DHCP
22 98 (16.28%) Cisco
23 97 (16.11%) Hyper-V
24 92 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
25 90 (14.95%) SQL
26 89 (14.78%) SCOM
27 88 (14.62%) MS Excel

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
1 156 (25.91%) MS Exchange
2 102 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (10.96%) IIS
4 53 (8.80%) SharePoint
5 47 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (6.64%) Skype for Business
7 24 (3.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (3.16%) Apache
8 19 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (2.82%) Tomcat
10 14 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.00%) CMS
13 6 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.66%) Confluence
15 4 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.66%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 88 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 56 (9.30%) MS Office
3 8 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.66%) HipChat
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.66%) Eikon
3 3 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.33%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.17%) assyst
5 1 (0.17%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 92 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (14.45%) Office 365
3 34 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (2.33%) IaaS
6 13 (2.16%) PaaS
7 7 (1.16%) SaaS
8 5 (0.83%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.33%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 124 (20.60%) DNS
2 122 (20.27%) Firewall
3 104 (17.28%) SAN
4 101 (16.78%) DHCP
5 54 (8.97%) TCP/IP
6 48 (7.97%) WAN
7 47 (7.81%) LAN
8 36 (5.98%) VPN
9 34 (5.65%) NAS
10 31 (5.15%) VLAN
11 30 (4.98%) NetScaler
12 25 (4.15%) iSCSI
13 21 (3.49%) Internet
13 21 (3.49%) Skype
14 20 (3.32%) MPLS
15 17 (2.82%) Kerberos
16 16 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (2.66%) LDAP
17 11 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
18 10 (1.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (19.93%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.66%) MySQL
9 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.33%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.50%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.33%) SSDT
13 2 (0.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 23 (3.82%) TeamCity
2 16 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.33%) JIRA
6 5 (0.83%) Grunt
6 5 (0.83%) gulp
7 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.50%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.50%) MSI
9 2 (0.33%) WiX
10 1 (0.17%) Hudson
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.17%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 119 (19.77%) Finance
2 37 (6.15%) Banking
3 30 (4.98%) Legal
4 19 (3.16%) Financial Institution
4 19 (3.16%) Retail
5 13 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.99%) Back Office
7 8 (1.33%) Games
8 7 (1.16%) Law
9 6 (1.00%) Publishing
10 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.66%) Marketing
11 3 (0.50%) Billing
11 3 (0.50%) French Language
11 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.33%) Advertising
12 2 (0.33%) German Language
12 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 100 (16.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (10.80%) Analyst
3 63 (10.47%) Administrator
4 62 (10.30%) Architect
5 60 (9.97%) Windows Engineer
6 50 (8.31%) Support Engineer
7 44 (7.31%) Consultant
8 42 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
9 41 (6.81%) Server Engineer
9 41 (6.81%) VMware Engineer
10 32 (5.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 32 (5.32%) Windows Administrator
11 30 (4.98%) Support Analyst
12 29 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
13 28 (4.65%) Active Directory Engineer
14 25 (4.15%) Citrix Engineer
15 24 (3.99%) Developer
15 24 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
15 24 (3.99%) Windows Systems Administrator
16 23 (3.82%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (7.81%) .NET
2 31 (5.15%) HTML
3 20 (3.32%) ASP.NET
4 14 (2.33%) CSS
5 9 (1.50%) Middleware
6 8 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.33%) AngularJS
6 8 (1.33%) SAML
7 6 (1.00%) Web Services
8 5 (0.83%) HTML5
8 5 (0.83%) LESS
8 5 (0.83%) Sass
9 4 (0.66%) LAMP
10 3 (0.50%) XML
11 2 (0.33%) Ajax
11 2 (0.33%) Node.js
11 2 (0.33%) ODBC
11 2 (0.33%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.29%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.82%) Clustering
3 27 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.16%) Blackberry
6 16 (2.66%) Replication
7 11 (1.83%) PKI
8 9 (1.50%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.50%) EMC VNX
8 9 (1.50%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.50%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.50%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.33%) Equities
9 8 (1.33%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
11 6 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
11 6 (1.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 602 (100.00%) Windows
2 440 (73.09%) Windows Server
3 435 (72.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 172 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 115 (19.10%) Linux
6 112 (18.60%) Windows 7
7 51 (8.47%) Windows 10
8 42 (6.98%) Windows 8
9 30 (4.98%) Unix
10 18 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (2.82%) Mac OS X
12 14 (2.33%) SUSE
13 13 (2.16%) Mac OS
13 13 (2.16%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.83%) CentOS
15 10 (1.66%) Android
15 10 (1.66%) Apple iOS
15 10 (1.66%) Solaris
15 10 (1.66%) Windows 2000
16 7 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (19.77%) Migration
2 110 (18.27%) ITIL
3 34 (5.65%) Configuration Management
4 33 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (5.48%) DevOps
5 31 (5.15%) Service Delivery
6 29 (4.82%) Change Management
7 27 (4.49%) High Availability
8 26 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (4.15%) Service Management
10 24 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (3.16%) ITIL V3
13 18 (2.99%) Patch Management
13 18 (2.99%) Project Management
14 17 (2.82%) Asset Management
14 17 (2.82%) Incident Management
14 17 (2.82%) ITSM
15 16 (2.66%) CRM
16 13 (2.16%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 152 (25.25%) PowerShell
2 90 (14.95%) SQL
3 43 (7.14%) C#
4 35 (5.81%) Java
5 28 (4.65%) VBScript
6 20 (3.32%) JavaScript
7 19 (3.16%) Python
8 18 (2.99%) Perl
9 17 (2.82%) C++
10 14 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.33%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.83%) VB
12 8 (1.33%) PHP
13 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.83%) C
15 4 (0.66%) Ruby
15 4 (0.66%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.66%) VBA
16 2 (0.33%) Delphi
16 2 (0.33%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 65 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (8.14%) MCSE
3 41 (6.81%) Security Cleared
4 40 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 29 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (4.32%) CCNA
8 23 (3.82%) MCITP
9 22 (3.65%) MCSA
10 12 (1.99%) Degree
11 10 (1.66%) CCNP
12 9 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.33%) MCP
14 6 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.83%) MCTS
16 4 (0.66%) CISSP
17 3 (0.50%) CCIE
17 3 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
17 3 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
18 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.32%) SLA
2 12 (1.99%) QA
3 6 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) DICOM
6 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) ISO27002
System Software
1 373 (61.96%) Active Directory
2 180 (29.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (16.11%) Hyper-V
4 66 (10.96%) VMware ESX
5 63 (10.47%) XenApp
6 50 (8.31%) vSphere
7 44 (7.31%) XenDesktop
8 35 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (2.33%) Terminal Services
10 13 (2.16%) DFS Replication
10 13 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (1.66%) vCloud
12 10 (1.66%) VMware Server
12 10 (1.66%) XenServer
13 9 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.16%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.83%) Docker
15 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 120 (19.93%) SCCM
2 89 (14.78%) SCOM
3 22 (3.65%) WSUS
4 20 (3.32%) Puppet
5 19 (3.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 17 (2.82%) NetBackup
7 14 (2.33%) Backup Exec
8 13 (2.16%) Ansible
9 10 (1.66%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 8 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (1.33%) PowerCLI
11 8 (1.33%) Terraform
12 7 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (1.00%) HP SIM
13 6 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (0.83%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
15 4 (0.66%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 330 (54.82%) VMware
2 276 (45.85%) Microsoft
3 157 (26.08%) Citrix
4 102 (16.94%) HP
5 98 (16.28%) Cisco
6 42 (6.98%) NetApp
7 33 (5.48%) Symantec
8 29 (4.82%) Dell
9 28 (4.65%) Oracle
10 24 (3.99%) EMC
11 20 (3.32%) Veeam
12 17 (2.82%) Red Hat
13 16 (2.66%) Remedy
14 15 (2.49%) CheckPoint
14 15 (2.49%) IBM
15 13 (2.16%) Bloomberg
16 11 (1.83%) Sophos
17 10 (1.66%) Apple
17 10 (1.66%) AppSense
17 10 (1.66%) SolarWinds
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £160 - £180 per day + opportunity to go permanent
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £140 - £175 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £240 - £275 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago