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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 161 279 361
Rank change year-on-year
+118 +82
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 307 146 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.33% 0.60% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.86% 2.70% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 97 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £265 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+51.63% -4.68%
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
5243 5404 4902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.74% 22.28% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3697 3602 3159
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 220 300
Average hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 47 £348 -7.33% 31
Kingston Upon Thames -4 7 £310 -8.29%
Hounslow - 4 - - 1
Twickenham - 3 £360 -
Uxbridge +3 2 £225 -30.23% 1
Croydon +1 2 £525 +40.00% 1
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £510 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Morden - - - -
Romford - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - - 2
Stanmore - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 542 (100.00%) Windows
2 379 (69.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 298 (54.98%) Active Directory
4 250 (46.13%) VMware
5 240 (44.28%) Microsoft
6 221 (40.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 185 (34.13%) MS Exchange
8 152 (28.04%) Citrix
9 140 (25.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 128 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 119 (21.96%) DNS
12 118 (21.77%) SQL Server
13 110 (20.30%) Cisco
13 110 (20.30%) Hyper-V
14 106 (19.56%) Migration
14 106 (19.56%) Firewall
15 104 (19.19%) SQL
16 100 (18.45%) SAN
17 96 (17.71%) PowerShell
18 88 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
19 85 (15.68%) HP
20 84 (15.50%) ITIL
21 82 (15.13%) Windows 7
22 81 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2007
23 79 (14.58%) DHCP
23 79 (14.58%) Finance
23 79 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
24 73 (13.47%) SCCM
25 72 (13.28%) Linux
26 69 (12.73%) XenApp

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 185 (34.13%) MS Exchange
2 140 (25.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 79 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 65 (11.99%) Lync
6 61 (11.25%) IIS
7 54 (9.96%) SharePoint
7 54 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (3.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (3.14%) Office Communications Server
10 16 (2.95%) Apache
11 11 (2.03%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (1.29%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.74%) JBoss
16 3 (0.55%) OpenStack
17 2 (0.37%) nginx
17 2 (0.37%) WorkSite
Applications
1 54 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.83%) MS Office
3 7 (1.29%) MS Project
4 5 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.29%) Agresso
2 6 (1.11%) ResourceLink
3 5 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.37%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Endur
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.23%) Office 365
2 40 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.11%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.55%) IaaS
5 3 (0.55%) SaaS
6 2 (0.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 119 (21.96%) DNS
2 106 (19.56%) Firewall
3 100 (18.45%) SAN
4 79 (14.58%) DHCP
5 65 (11.99%) LAN
6 55 (10.15%) WAN
7 50 (9.23%) TCP/IP
7 50 (9.23%) VPN
8 41 (7.56%) VLAN
9 39 (7.20%) NAS
10 26 (4.80%) NetScaler
11 25 (4.61%) MPLS
12 21 (3.87%) VoIP
13 17 (3.14%) SSL
13 17 (3.14%) Wireless
14 16 (2.95%) iSCSI
15 14 (2.58%) OSPF
16 12 (2.21%) LDAP
17 11 (2.03%) Internet
17 11 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.66%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.66%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.92%) MySQL
9 4 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.18%) SSDT
12 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (2.40%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.11%) MSI
4 5 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.74%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.18%) Log4j
6 1 (0.18%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.18%) JUnit
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.18%) Maven
6 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 79 (14.58%) Finance
2 26 (4.80%) Banking
3 15 (2.77%) Marketing
4 13 (2.40%) Advertising
5 8 (1.48%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.48%) Legal
6 7 (1.29%) Retail
7 5 (0.92%) Publishing
8 4 (0.74%) Local Government
8 4 (0.74%) Law
8 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.74%) Back Office
9 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.37%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Front Office
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 78 (14.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 66 (12.18%) Analyst
3 53 (9.78%) Consultant
4 49 (9.04%) Support Engineer
5 46 (8.49%) Architect
6 37 (6.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 33 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
8 30 (5.54%) Wintel Engineer
9 27 (4.98%) Support Analyst
9 27 (4.98%) Server Engineer
10 24 (4.43%) Administrator
11 21 (3.87%) Desktop Support
12 20 (3.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 20 (3.69%) Infrastructure Architect
13 19 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
15 17 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (3.14%) Network Engineer
16 14 (2.58%) Desktop Engineer
16 14 (2.58%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.80%) .NET
2 11 (2.03%) Web Services
3 9 (1.66%) XML
4 6 (1.11%) HTML
5 5 (0.92%) REST
5 5 (0.92%) Middleware
6 4 (0.74%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.74%) JMS
7 3 (0.55%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.55%) HTML5
7 3 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.55%) CSS
7 3 (0.55%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (0.37%) JSP
8 2 (0.37%) SOAP
8 2 (0.37%) CSS3
9 1 (0.18%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.49%) Clustering
2 42 (7.75%) Replication
3 33 (6.09%) Blackberry
4 20 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (0.92%) NHS
5 5 (0.92%) FMCG
5 5 (0.92%) PKI
6 4 (0.74%) iPhone
6 4 (0.74%) Fat Client
6 4 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.74%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (0.55%) Open Source
7 3 (0.55%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.55%) iSeries
8 2 (0.37%) SecurID
8 2 (0.37%) Online Games
8 2 (0.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 542 (100.00%) Windows
2 379 (69.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 221 (40.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 82 (15.13%) Windows 7
5 72 (13.28%) Linux
6 55 (10.15%) Windows XP
7 49 (9.04%) Windows 8
8 16 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.77%) UNIX
10 12 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (2.03%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.85%) CentOS
13 8 (1.48%) Solaris
14 6 (1.11%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.74%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.55%) SUSE
16 3 (0.55%) Android
17 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.56%) Migration
2 84 (15.50%) ITIL
3 35 (6.46%) Change Management
4 25 (4.61%) Project Management
5 22 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (3.69%) Configuration Management
8 17 (3.14%) Problem Management
8 17 (3.14%) DevOps
9 15 (2.77%) Load Balancing
9 15 (2.77%) Asset Management
10 14 (2.58%) Incident Management
11 13 (2.40%) Service Delivery
11 13 (2.40%) Data Protection
12 12 (2.21%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (2.21%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (1.85%) TDD
13 10 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (1.85%) Scrum
13 10 (1.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 104 (19.19%) SQL
2 96 (17.71%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.32%) C#
4 12 (2.21%) VBScript
5 11 (2.03%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.48%) Java
6 8 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.29%) Ruby
8 6 (1.11%) Perl
9 5 (0.92%) C
10 4 (0.74%) Jython
10 4 (0.74%) Korn
10 4 (0.74%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.74%) C-shell
10 4 (0.74%) Scala
11 3 (0.55%) Python
11 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.37%) RPG
12 2 (0.37%) VB
13 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (10.33%) MCSE
3 27 (4.98%) MCITP
4 23 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (3.51%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.14%) MCP
6 17 (3.14%) CCNA
6 17 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.95%) MCTS
8 15 (2.77%) MCSA
9 12 (2.21%) Degree
10 10 (1.85%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.48%) CCA
12 6 (1.11%) VCP5
13 5 (0.92%) CCNP
13 5 (0.92%) CCEA
14 4 (0.74%) RHCT
15 3 (0.55%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.11%) QA
1 6 (1.11%) SLA
2 4 (0.74%) COBIT
3 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 298 (54.98%) Active Directory
2 128 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (20.30%) Hyper-V
4 69 (12.73%) XenApp
5 68 (12.55%) vSphere
6 31 (5.72%) VMware ESX
7 30 (5.54%) XenDesktop
8 26 (4.80%) XenServer
9 23 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.29%) vCloud
12 6 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (1.11%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.92%) UAG
13 5 (0.92%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.74%) Xen
15 3 (0.55%) NFS
16 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 73 (13.47%) SCCM
2 56 (10.33%) SCOM
3 26 (4.80%) SCOrch
4 19 (3.51%) Backup Exec
5 12 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.85%) SCVMM
7 9 (1.66%) HP SIM
8 7 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.29%) WSUS
9 6 (1.11%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (1.11%) Puppet
10 5 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (0.92%) MIMEsweeper
10 5 (0.92%) MOM
11 4 (0.74%) WMI
11 4 (0.74%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 250 (46.13%) VMware
2 240 (44.28%) Microsoft
3 152 (28.04%) Citrix
4 110 (20.30%) Cisco
5 85 (15.68%) HP
6 53 (9.78%) Dell
7 46 (8.49%) NetApp
8 30 (5.54%) Symantec
9 28 (5.17%) EMC
10 24 (4.43%) CheckPoint
11 22 (4.06%) Veeam
12 21 (3.87%) Red Hat
13 17 (3.14%) IBM
13 17 (3.14%) Altiris
14 13 (2.40%) Oracle
15 12 (2.21%) Juniper
15 12 (2.21%) Sophos
15 12 (2.21%) F5
16 10 (1.85%) AppSense
16 10 (1.85%) SolarWinds
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