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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / London
Rank 201 202 162
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 232 244 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.19% 1.16% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.74% 5.72% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 155 203
Median daily rate £394 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 8
Median hourly rate £47.83 £19.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.28% -6.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -11.36%

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
4041 4268 4800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.78% 20.32% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2846 2896 3329
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 142 156
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -3 35 £425 +3.03% 20
Croydon -8 7 £338 -25.82%
Feltham - 6 £483 -
New Malden - 5 - - 1
Uxbridge +2 3 £175 -43.54% 1
Bromley - 2 £240 -
Southwark 0 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 532 (100.00%) Windows
2 404 (75.94%) Windows Server
3 362 (68.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 333 (62.59%) Active Directory
5 295 (55.45%) VMware
6 235 (44.17%) Microsoft
7 152 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 147 (27.63%) PowerShell
9 142 (26.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 125 (23.50%) MS Exchange
11 124 (23.31%) SQL Server
12 117 (21.99%) Citrix
13 113 (21.24%) DNS
13 113 (21.24%) Finance
14 109 (20.49%) Firewall
15 100 (18.80%) Cisco
16 97 (18.23%) SQL
17 95 (17.86%) SCCM
18 94 (17.67%) Linux
18 94 (17.67%) SAN
19 91 (17.11%) ITIL
20 90 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
21 88 (16.54%) Windows 7
22 83 (15.60%) Migration
23 78 (14.66%) DHCP
24 75 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
25 72 (13.53%) Office 365
25 72 (13.53%) HP
26 70 (13.16%) Security Cleared
26 70 (13.16%) Hyper-V

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
1 125 (23.50%) MS Exchange
2 75 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (11.47%) IIS
4 48 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (8.08%) SharePoint
6 33 (6.20%) Skype for Business
7 24 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.50%) Apache
10 6 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.13%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.56%) Documentum
12 3 (0.56%) JBoss
12 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.51%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Eikon
3 1 (0.19%) Exstream
3 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 90 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (13.53%) Office 365
3 47 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (2.82%) GitHub
5 13 (2.44%) IaaS
6 11 (2.07%) PaaS
7 9 (1.69%) SaaS
8 8 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.38%) G Suite
12 1 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.19%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 113 (21.24%) DNS
2 109 (20.49%) Firewall
3 94 (17.67%) SAN
4 78 (14.66%) DHCP
5 57 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 45 (8.46%) VPN
7 35 (6.58%) NAS
8 33 (6.20%) WAN
9 32 (6.02%) VLAN
10 29 (5.45%) LAN
11 25 (4.70%) Internet
12 23 (4.32%) iSCSI
13 22 (4.14%) Skype
14 20 (3.76%) MPLS
15 18 (3.38%) Remote Desktop
16 16 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (3.01%) LDAP
17 15 (2.82%) NetScaler
18 13 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
19 11 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (23.31%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.88%) MySQL
7 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.56%) Big Data
11 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.38%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.38%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.38%) WhereScape RED
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (5.08%) TeamCity
2 21 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.07%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.88%) JIRA
7 6 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.94%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.75%) MSI
10 3 (0.56%) Grunt
10 3 (0.56%) gulp
10 3 (0.56%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.56%) Mocha
10 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.56%) webpack
11 2 (0.38%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.19%) JMeter
12 1 (0.19%) Selenium
12 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
General
1 113 (21.24%) Finance
2 30 (5.64%) Banking
3 24 (4.51%) Legal
4 14 (2.63%) Retail
5 13 (2.44%) Law
6 11 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.88%) Back Office
8 8 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.32%) Games
10 6 (1.13%) Advertising
11 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.56%) Billing
12 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.19%) Electronics
14 1 (0.19%) Front Office
14 1 (0.19%) Military
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 64 (12.03%) Administrator
3 54 (10.15%) Support Engineer
4 52 (9.77%) Windows Engineer
5 47 (8.83%) Architect
6 44 (8.27%) Systems Administrator
7 41 (7.71%) Analyst
7 41 (7.71%) Consultant
8 40 (7.52%) VMware Engineer
9 36 (6.77%) Server Engineer
10 33 (6.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 30 (5.64%) Support Analyst
12 29 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
13 27 (5.08%) Windows Administrator
14 24 (4.51%) IT Support
15 22 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
15 22 (4.14%) Infrastructure Support
15 22 (4.14%) IT Engineer
16 20 (3.76%) Active Directory Engineer
17 19 (3.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.02%) .NET
2 15 (2.82%) HTML
3 12 (2.26%) Web Services
4 9 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.50%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.32%) CSS
6 7 (1.32%) Middleware
7 6 (1.13%) Node.js
7 6 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (1.13%) XML
8 4 (0.75%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.75%) SAML
9 3 (0.56%) Angular 2
9 3 (0.56%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.56%) HTML5
9 3 (0.56%) LESS
9 3 (0.56%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.56%) Sass
9 3 (0.56%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.38%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.40%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.26%) Clustering
3 23 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.20%) EMC VNX
6 16 (3.01%) Replication
7 13 (2.44%) PKI
8 9 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
8 9 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.13%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.13%) VCE vBlock
10 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.75%) HP Storage
10 4 (0.75%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.56%) Robotics
11 3 (0.56%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 532 (100.00%) Windows
2 404 (75.94%) Windows Server
3 362 (68.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 142 (26.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 94 (17.67%) Linux
6 88 (16.54%) Windows 7
7 49 (9.21%) Windows 10
8 31 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (5.64%) Unix
9 30 (5.64%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.26%) CentOS
11 11 (2.07%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.88%) Windows 2000
13 9 (1.69%) Solaris
13 9 (1.69%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.50%) AIX
15 6 (1.13%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.94%) SUSE
16 5 (0.94%) VMS
17 3 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.11%) ITIL
2 83 (15.60%) Migration
3 38 (7.14%) DevOps
4 32 (6.02%) Configuration Management
5 27 (5.08%) Change Management
6 26 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (4.70%) Problem Management
8 23 (4.32%) Service Delivery
9 22 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (3.95%) Service Management
11 18 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (3.20%) High Availability
12 17 (3.20%) Incident Management
12 17 (3.20%) Load Balancing
12 17 (3.20%) Patch Management
13 15 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (2.63%) Project Management
14 14 (2.63%) Server Building
15 13 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 147 (27.63%) PowerShell
2 97 (18.23%) SQL
3 29 (5.45%) C#
4 25 (4.70%) VBScript
5 20 (3.76%) Java
6 17 (3.20%) JavaScript
7 16 (3.01%) Python
8 12 (2.26%) Perl
9 11 (2.07%) VB
10 9 (1.69%) PHP
11 8 (1.50%) C
12 7 (1.32%) C++
13 6 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.94%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.56%) Ruby
15 3 (0.56%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.38%) VB6
16 2 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 65 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 43 (8.08%) MCSE
5 35 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (4.70%) CCNA
7 21 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (3.57%) MCP
9 18 (3.38%) MCSA
10 17 (3.20%) MCITP
11 16 (3.01%) Degree
12 15 (2.82%) DV Cleared
13 13 (2.44%) CCNP
14 9 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.50%) CCIE
15 8 (1.50%) MCTS
16 6 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
17 5 (0.94%) DBS Check
18 3 (0.56%) VCP5
18 3 (0.56%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.32%) SLA
2 7 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.94%) QA
4 4 (0.75%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 333 (62.59%) Active Directory
2 152 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 69 (12.97%) VMware ESX
5 59 (11.09%) XenApp
6 48 (9.02%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (8.65%) vSphere
8 15 (2.82%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (1.88%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.50%) NFS
12 7 (1.32%) vCloud
13 5 (0.94%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.94%) Docker
13 5 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.56%) XenServer
16 2 (0.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 95 (17.86%) SCCM
2 41 (7.71%) SCOM
3 25 (4.70%) Puppet
4 23 (4.32%) WSUS
5 20 (3.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 18 (3.38%) NetBackup
7 12 (2.26%) Ansible
8 11 (2.07%) Backup Exec
9 10 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.50%) ITRS Geneos
10 8 (1.50%) Terraform
10 8 (1.50%) WMI
11 7 (1.32%) Nagios
11 7 (1.32%) PowerCLI
12 6 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.94%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.94%) Simpana
13 5 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (0.94%) vMotion
Vendors
1 295 (55.45%) VMware
2 235 (44.17%) Microsoft
3 117 (21.99%) Citrix
4 100 (18.80%) Cisco
5 72 (13.53%) HP
6 35 (6.58%) EMC
7 32 (6.02%) Red Hat
8 26 (4.89%) Symantec
9 25 (4.70%) NetApp
10 20 (3.76%) Veeam
11 19 (3.57%) Dell
11 19 (3.57%) Oracle
12 18 (3.38%) 3PAR
12 18 (3.38%) IBM
13 15 (2.82%) CheckPoint
13 15 (2.82%) CommVault
14 13 (2.44%) Palo Alto
15 12 (2.26%) Splunk
16 11 (2.07%) Remedy
16 11 (2.07%) Sophos
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