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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 182 140 235
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +95
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 297 404 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.71% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.31% 8.07% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 265 151
Median daily rate £365 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.83 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.24% +11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.60 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £33.50 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +7.69%
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
4710 5006 5308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.27% 21.19% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3320 3413 3514
Median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 176 238
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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
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 27 July 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 £401 -5.70% 24
Croydon -25 3 £350 +7.69%
Westminster -20 2 £450 +150.00%
Canary Wharf - 2 £363 -
Southwark - 2 - - 1
Chessington +1 1 - -
Twickenham 0 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 624 (100.00%) Windows
2 456 (73.08%) Windows Server
3 424 (67.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 344 (55.13%) Active Directory
5 326 (52.24%) VMware
6 289 (46.31%) Microsoft
7 190 (30.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 182 (29.17%) Citrix
9 171 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 148 (23.72%) MS Exchange
10 148 (23.72%) PowerShell
11 137 (21.96%) Finance
12 130 (20.83%) Linux
13 126 (20.19%) Windows 7
14 124 (19.87%) Migration
15 119 (19.07%) DNS
16 116 (18.59%) SQL Server
17 110 (17.63%) SCCM
18 108 (17.31%) HP
19 107 (17.15%) ITIL
20 105 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2010
21 100 (16.03%) Hyper-V
21 100 (16.03%) SAN
22 97 (15.54%) Cisco
22 97 (15.54%) SQL
23 96 (15.38%) Firewall
24 93 (14.90%) MS Excel
25 89 (14.26%) DHCP
26 83 (13.30%) Office 365
27 82 (13.14%) 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
1 148 (23.72%) MS Exchange
2 105 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 54 (8.65%) IIS
5 49 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (5.29%) Skype for Business
7 24 (3.85%) Apache
8 20 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (2.56%) Tomcat
11 15 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.44%) CMS
13 9 (1.44%) SAS
14 7 (1.12%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.80%) Confluence
16 5 (0.80%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 93 (14.90%) MS Excel
2 60 (9.62%) MS Office
3 9 (1.44%) SPSS
4 7 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.64%) HipChat
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.16%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.80%) Eikon
3 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.32%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.16%) assyst
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 83 (13.30%) Office 365
2 82 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (1.76%) IaaS
4 11 (1.76%) PaaS
5 7 (1.12%) SaaS
6 5 (0.80%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.48%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (19.07%) DNS
2 100 (16.03%) SAN
3 96 (15.38%) Firewall
4 89 (14.26%) DHCP
5 56 (8.97%) TCP/IP
6 52 (8.33%) WAN
7 49 (7.85%) LAN
8 43 (6.89%) NetScaler
9 34 (5.45%) VPN
10 27 (4.33%) NAS
11 24 (3.85%) VLAN
12 17 (2.72%) LDAP
12 17 (2.72%) Skype
13 14 (2.24%) iSCSI
14 13 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (2.08%) Internet
14 13 (2.08%) MPLS
14 13 (2.08%) Wireless
15 12 (1.92%) VoIP
15 12 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.28%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (1.12%) Big Data
10 7 (1.12%) GIS
10 7 (1.12%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.80%) VLDB
13 4 (0.64%) MySQL
14 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.24%) TeamCity
3 12 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.76%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.12%) JIRA
7 5 (0.80%) Grunt
7 5 (0.80%) gulp
8 4 (0.64%) MSBuild
8 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.48%) MSI
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.32%) WiX
11 1 (0.16%) Hudson
11 1 (0.16%) Travis CI
General
1 137 (21.96%) Finance
2 42 (6.73%) Banking
3 36 (5.77%) Financial Institution
4 26 (4.17%) Legal
5 17 (2.72%) Retail
6 11 (1.76%) Back Office
7 9 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.44%) Publishing
8 8 (1.28%) Advertising
9 5 (0.80%) Games
9 5 (0.80%) Law
9 5 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.64%) Marketing
11 3 (0.48%) French Language
11 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.32%) German Language
12 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 96 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 72 (11.54%) Analyst
3 63 (10.10%) Windows Engineer
4 59 (9.46%) Support Engineer
5 58 (9.29%) Architect
6 53 (8.49%) Administrator
7 47 (7.53%) VMware Engineer
8 46 (7.37%) Server Engineer
9 38 (6.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 36 (5.77%) Citrix Engineer
11 34 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
12 32 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
13 31 (4.97%) Consultant
14 30 (4.81%) Wintel Engineer
15 27 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
15 27 (4.33%) Support Analyst
16 26 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
17 24 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
17 24 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
18 23 (3.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.85%) .NET
2 47 (7.53%) HTML
3 20 (3.21%) CSS
4 18 (2.88%) ASP.NET
5 14 (2.24%) SAML
6 12 (1.92%) HTML5
7 10 (1.60%) jQuery
8 8 (1.28%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.96%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.80%) LESS
10 5 (0.80%) Middleware
10 5 (0.80%) Sass
11 4 (0.64%) LAMP
12 3 (0.48%) Ajax
12 3 (0.48%) Web Services
13 2 (0.32%) ODBC
13 2 (0.32%) Software Packaging
13 2 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (0.32%) XML
13 2 (0.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.57%) Clustering
3 22 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.21%) Blackberry
5 17 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.56%) Replication
7 10 (1.60%) Equities
7 10 (1.60%) Fixed Income
7 10 (1.60%) NHS
8 9 (1.44%) EMC VMAX
8 9 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.44%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.44%) PKI
8 9 (1.44%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.96%) Derivative
10 6 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (0.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 624 (100.00%) Windows
2 456 (73.08%) Windows Server
3 424 (67.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 171 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 130 (20.83%) Linux
6 126 (20.19%) Windows 7
7 54 (8.65%) Windows 10
8 43 (6.89%) Windows 8
9 36 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (4.17%) Unix
11 24 (3.85%) Mac OS X
12 18 (2.88%) CentOS
13 16 (2.56%) SUSE
14 14 (2.24%) Mac OS
14 14 (2.24%) Windows XP
15 13 (2.08%) Android
16 10 (1.60%) Apple iOS
17 8 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (1.12%) AIX
18 7 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (19.87%) Migration
2 107 (17.15%) ITIL
3 49 (7.85%) Change Management
4 43 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (5.77%) Project Management
6 34 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 33 (5.29%) Configuration Management
8 31 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (4.33%) Service Management
10 26 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 26 (4.17%) Server Building
11 25 (4.01%) DevOps
11 25 (4.01%) High Availability
12 23 (3.69%) Service Delivery
13 20 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (3.04%) Information Security
14 19 (3.04%) ITIL V3
15 17 (2.72%) Open Source
16 16 (2.56%) Asset Management
17 15 (2.40%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 148 (23.72%) PowerShell
2 97 (15.54%) SQL
3 53 (8.49%) C#
4 30 (4.81%) Java
5 26 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 21 (3.37%) Python
7 17 (2.72%) VBScript
8 16 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.24%) VB
10 13 (2.08%) Perl
11 12 (1.92%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.60%) C++
13 4 (0.64%) PHP
14 3 (0.48%) C
14 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.48%) VBA
15 1 (0.16%) AppleScript
15 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.16%) Ruby
15 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (7.85%) MCSE
3 47 (7.53%) Security Cleared
4 40 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 32 (5.13%) CCNA
7 26 (4.17%) MCSA
8 25 (4.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (3.69%) Degree
10 13 (2.08%) MCITP
11 11 (1.76%) CISSP
12 10 (1.60%) CCNP
13 8 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.28%) MCTS
13 8 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (1.12%) SAS Certification
15 6 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
16 5 (0.80%) DBS Check
16 5 (0.80%) MCP
17 3 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.69%) QA
2 14 (2.24%) SLA
3 10 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.64%) COBIT
5 2 (0.32%) DICOM
5 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.32%) HL7
5 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.16%) ISO27002
System Software
1 344 (55.13%) Active Directory
2 190 (30.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (16.03%) Hyper-V
4 62 (9.94%) vSphere
5 60 (9.62%) XenApp
6 59 (9.46%) VMware ESX
7 44 (7.05%) XenDesktop
8 28 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (2.40%) Terminal Services
10 13 (2.08%) DFS Replication
10 13 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (1.92%) VMware Server
12 8 (1.28%) Xen
12 8 (1.28%) XenServer
13 6 (0.96%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.96%) vCloud
13 6 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 110 (17.63%) SCCM
2 81 (12.98%) SCOM
3 23 (3.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 22 (3.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 18 (2.88%) Puppet
5 18 (2.88%) WSUS
6 17 (2.72%) HP SIM
7 13 (2.08%) EdgeSight
8 12 (1.92%) Backup Exec
9 11 (1.76%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (1.44%) NetBackup
10 9 (1.44%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.28%) Ansible
11 8 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
14 4 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 326 (52.24%) VMware
2 289 (46.31%) Microsoft
3 182 (29.17%) Citrix
4 108 (17.31%) HP
5 97 (15.54%) Cisco
6 52 (8.33%) NetApp
7 40 (6.41%) Oracle
8 39 (6.25%) Dell
9 34 (5.45%) Red Hat
10 25 (4.01%) IBM
10 25 (4.01%) Symantec
11 23 (3.69%) EMC
12 19 (3.04%) AppSense
13 14 (2.24%) Remedy
14 12 (1.92%) Apple
14 12 (1.92%) CA
14 12 (1.92%) ServiceNow
14 12 (1.92%) Veeam
15 11 (1.76%) Juniper
15 11 (1.76%) Sophos
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