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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 149 276 346
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +70
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 313 120 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.48% 0.56% 0.088%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.45% 2.54% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 77 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -19.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.88 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +3.12%
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
4853 4731 4402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.97% 21.95% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3350 3140 2778
Average daily rate £413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 209 283
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £18.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +38 56 £365 -3.63% 34
Croydon -2 4 £500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -5 4 £269 -23.17% 1
Hounslow - 4 - -
Uxbridge +4 2 £225 -35.71% 1
Twickenham - 2 - -
Enfield - 2 - - 2
Hammersmith - 2 £445 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Edgware - - - - 1
Feltham - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Morden - - - -
Rainham - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 3
Sidcup - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 559 (100.00%) Windows
2 399 (71.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 298 (53.31%) Active Directory
4 274 (49.02%) VMware
5 261 (46.69%) Microsoft
6 227 (40.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 182 (32.56%) MS Exchange
8 153 (27.37%) Citrix
9 152 (27.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 133 (23.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 124 (22.18%) SQL Server
12 117 (20.93%) Migration
13 116 (20.75%) Cisco
14 113 (20.21%) DNS
15 105 (18.78%) PowerShell
16 104 (18.60%) Firewall
17 100 (17.89%) Windows 7
18 98 (17.53%) SQL
19 97 (17.35%) SAN
20 90 (16.10%) Hyper-V
21 89 (15.92%) Finance
22 84 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
22 84 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2013
23 83 (14.85%) Linux
24 81 (14.49%) HP
25 80 (14.31%) ITIL
26 77 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2007
27 76 (13.60%) SCCM
28 71 (12.70%) DHCP
29 70 (12.52%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 182 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 133 (23.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 77 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 69 (12.34%) IIS
6 58 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 58 (10.38%) Lync
7 50 (8.94%) SharePoint
8 23 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (3.04%) Apache
10 16 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
11 13 (2.33%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.25%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.72%) JBoss
13 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.36%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 69 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.16%) MS Office
3 9 (1.61%) MS Project
4 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.18%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.25%) Agresso
3 6 (1.07%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.36%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.36%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 55 (9.84%) Office 365
2 38 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.43%) IaaS
4 7 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.89%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.72%) SaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.36%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 113 (20.21%) DNS
2 104 (18.60%) Firewall
3 97 (17.35%) SAN
4 71 (12.70%) DHCP
5 70 (12.52%) LAN
6 63 (11.27%) WAN
7 58 (10.38%) TCP/IP
8 48 (8.59%) VPN
9 42 (7.51%) NAS
10 35 (6.26%) VLAN
11 30 (5.37%) NetScaler
12 23 (4.11%) MPLS
12 23 (4.11%) VoIP
13 21 (3.76%) iSCSI
14 17 (3.04%) SSL
15 14 (2.50%) Wireless
16 13 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (2.15%) BIG-IP
17 12 (2.15%) OSPF
17 12 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (22.18%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.97%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.25%) MySQL
7 7 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.36%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.36%) SSDT
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (2.15%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.25%) MSI
3 6 (1.07%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.54%) WiX
7 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.18%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.18%) JUnit
7 1 (0.18%) Selenium
7 1 (0.18%) Subversion
7 1 (0.18%) Maven
7 1 (0.18%) Log4j
General
1 89 (15.92%) Finance
2 32 (5.72%) Banking
3 14 (2.50%) Advertising
4 13 (2.33%) Marketing
5 12 (2.15%) Legal
6 8 (1.43%) Retail
6 8 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.07%) Publishing
9 4 (0.72%) Local Government
9 4 (0.72%) Law
9 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.72%) Back Office
10 3 (0.54%) Games
11 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 89 (15.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 62 (11.09%) Analyst
3 56 (10.02%) Consultant
4 55 (9.84%) Support Engineer
5 39 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
6 37 (6.62%) Architect
7 34 (6.08%) Systems Engineer
8 32 (5.72%) Support Analyst
9 29 (5.19%) Administrator
10 28 (5.01%) Wintel Engineer
11 26 (4.65%) Server Engineer
12 25 (4.47%) Desktop Support
13 23 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support
15 19 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 17 (3.04%) Desktop Engineer
17 16 (2.86%) Network Engineer
17 16 (2.86%) Developer
17 16 (2.86%) IT Support
18 15 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.37%) .NET
2 13 (2.33%) Web Services
3 10 (1.79%) XML
4 9 (1.61%) HTML
5 7 (1.25%) REST
6 6 (1.07%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.72%) JMS
8 4 (0.72%) CSS
8 4 (0.72%) JSP
8 4 (0.72%) HTML5
9 3 (0.54%) CSS3
9 3 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.54%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.36%) Ajax
10 2 (0.36%) Django
10 2 (0.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (0.36%) JSON
10 2 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.16%) Replication
2 36 (6.44%) Clustering
3 30 (5.37%) Blackberry
4 20 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.97%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.07%) FMCG
7 6 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (0.89%) Open Source
8 5 (0.89%) NHS
8 5 (0.89%) CMDB
8 5 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.89%) iPhone
9 4 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.72%) PKI
9 4 (0.72%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.54%) Symmetrix DMX
10 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.54%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 559 (100.00%) Windows
2 399 (71.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 227 (40.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 100 (17.89%) Windows 7
5 83 (14.85%) Linux
6 57 (10.20%) Windows XP
7 46 (8.23%) Windows 8
8 19 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (3.04%) UNIX
10 13 (2.33%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.15%) CentOS
12 8 (1.43%) Solaris
13 7 (1.25%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.07%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.89%) SUSE
16 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.54%) HPUX
17 3 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (20.93%) Migration
2 80 (14.31%) ITIL
3 36 (6.44%) Change Management
4 30 (5.37%) Configuration Management
5 24 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (4.11%) Project Management
7 21 (3.76%) Asset Management
8 19 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (3.22%) DevOps
9 18 (3.22%) Problem Management
10 16 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
11 15 (2.68%) Load Balancing
12 14 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (2.15%) Incident Management
14 11 (1.97%) Service Delivery
15 10 (1.79%) Scrum
15 10 (1.79%) Data Protection
15 10 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 105 (18.78%) PowerShell
2 98 (17.53%) SQL
3 16 (2.86%) C#
4 14 (2.50%) VBScript
5 10 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.61%) Java
7 8 (1.43%) Ruby
8 6 (1.07%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.07%) Perl
9 5 (0.89%) Python
10 4 (0.72%) Jython
10 4 (0.72%) Korn
10 4 (0.72%) Scala
10 4 (0.72%) C-shell
11 3 (0.54%) C
12 2 (0.36%) RPG
12 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.18%) XQuery
13 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (9.66%) MCSE
3 26 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.47%) MCITP
5 21 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (3.58%) CCNA
6 20 (3.58%) MCSA
7 19 (3.40%) MCP
7 19 (3.40%) MCTS
8 18 (3.22%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.33%) Degree
10 11 (1.97%) CCA
10 11 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (1.61%) CCNP
12 8 (1.43%) CCEA
13 5 (0.89%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.72%) RHCT
14 4 (0.72%) PMP
14 4 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.43%) SLA
2 5 (0.89%) QA
3 4 (0.72%) COBIT
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 298 (53.31%) Active Directory
2 152 (27.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (16.10%) Hyper-V
4 69 (12.34%) XenApp
5 68 (12.16%) vSphere
6 45 (8.05%) VMware ESX
7 30 (5.37%) XenDesktop
8 25 (4.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (3.76%) XenServer
10 20 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (2.15%) vCloud
12 9 (1.61%) NFS
13 7 (1.25%) UAG
13 7 (1.25%) Terminal Services
13 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.72%) Xen
15 3 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.54%) SRDF
15 3 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 76 (13.60%) SCCM
2 54 (9.66%) SCOM
3 24 (4.29%) SCOrch
4 18 (3.22%) Backup Exec
5 10 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (1.79%) Puppet
6 9 (1.61%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.07%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.07%) WSUS
8 6 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (1.07%) HP SIM
9 5 (0.89%) WMI
10 4 (0.72%) MOM
10 4 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
10 4 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.54%) Nessus
12 2 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 274 (49.02%) VMware
2 261 (46.69%) Microsoft
3 153 (27.37%) Citrix
4 116 (20.75%) Cisco
5 81 (14.49%) HP
6 51 (9.12%) Dell
7 46 (8.23%) NetApp
8 32 (5.72%) EMC
9 28 (5.01%) Symantec
10 25 (4.47%) Red Hat
11 23 (4.11%) Veeam
12 19 (3.40%) CheckPoint
12 19 (3.40%) F5
13 18 (3.22%) Altiris
14 16 (2.86%) IBM
15 13 (2.33%) Oracle
16 12 (2.15%) Juniper
16 12 (2.15%) Sophos
17 11 (1.97%) Remedy
18 10 (1.79%) Apple
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