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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 134 215 311
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +96
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 394 219 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.68% 0.93% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.87% 4.11% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 149 62
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £314 £312
% change year-on-year
+6.37% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.25 £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.82 £23.75 £50.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.80 £19.70 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+5.58% -24.23%
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
5005 5324 5317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.35% 22.68% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3404 3510 3456
Average daily rate £400 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 228 258
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 95 £400 +9.96% 37
Croydon -4 12 £325 - 3
Wembley - 5 £293 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 4 £371 +19.75% 1
Chessington - 4 - -
Westminster +2 3 £180 -
Twickenham +1 3 £125 -
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Enfield - 1 £210 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 759 (100.00%) Windows
2 503 (66.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 431 (56.79%) VMware
4 410 (54.02%) Active Directory
5 339 (44.66%) Microsoft
6 244 (32.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 237 (31.23%) Citrix
8 211 (27.80%) MS Exchange
9 205 (27.01%) SQL Server
10 193 (25.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 162 (21.34%) SQL
12 161 (21.21%) SAN
13 156 (20.55%) Cisco
14 155 (20.42%) DNS
15 146 (19.24%) Finance
16 145 (19.10%) PowerShell
17 141 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
18 132 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
19 130 (17.13%) Windows 7
19 130 (17.13%) vSphere
20 126 (16.60%) XenApp
21 125 (16.47%) ITIL
22 120 (15.81%) Migration
23 117 (15.42%) Linux
24 114 (15.02%) MCSE
25 108 (14.23%) SCCM
26 105 (13.83%) DHCP
27 101 (13.31%) MS Excel
28 93 (12.25%) TCP/IP
29 87 (11.46%) Firewall

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 211 (27.80%) MS Exchange
2 132 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (10.14%) IIS
4 73 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 54 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 50 (6.59%) Lync
7 45 (5.93%) SharePoint
8 26 (3.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 24 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.71%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.92%) Node.js
13 7 (0.92%) WorkSite
13 7 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.53%) Apache
16 4 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 101 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 72 (9.49%) MS Office
3 4 (0.53%) MS Project
3 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Agresso
3 2 (0.26%) Endur
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 65 (8.56%) Office 365
2 41 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.19%) IaaS
5 7 (0.92%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.66%) OneDrive
6 5 (0.66%) SaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.13%) Route 53
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 161 (21.21%) SAN
2 155 (20.42%) DNS
3 105 (13.83%) DHCP
4 93 (12.25%) TCP/IP
5 87 (11.46%) Firewall
6 86 (11.33%) LAN
7 73 (9.62%) WAN
8 44 (5.80%) VPN
9 40 (5.27%) NAS
10 34 (4.48%) VLAN
11 22 (2.90%) LDAP
12 18 (2.37%) Wireless
13 16 (2.11%) NetScaler
14 15 (1.98%) Network Security
15 14 (1.84%) SMTP
16 12 (1.58%) SSL
16 12 (1.58%) IPv4
16 12 (1.58%) MPLS
17 11 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 43 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.45%) WhereScape RED
6 11 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.53%) DTS
8 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.53%) MySQL
8 4 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.40%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.40%) IDOL
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.79%) JIRA
3 5 (0.66%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.66%) MSI
3 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.53%) Subversion
4 4 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.40%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.26%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.13%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 146 (19.24%) Finance
2 30 (3.95%) Banking
3 19 (2.50%) Law
4 16 (2.11%) Legal
5 15 (1.98%) Retail
6 13 (1.71%) Back Office
7 10 (1.32%) Advertising
7 10 (1.32%) Marketing
8 8 (1.05%) Publishing
8 8 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.79%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.53%) German Language
12 3 (0.40%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.26%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 112 (14.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 81 (10.67%) Analyst
3 70 (9.22%) Server Engineer
4 69 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 65 (8.56%) Administrator
6 60 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support
7 56 (7.38%) Systems Engineer
8 47 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
9 46 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 46 (6.06%) Consultant
10 34 (4.48%) Wintel Engineer
11 31 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
12 30 (3.95%) Desktop Support
13 26 (3.43%) Windows Server Engineer
14 25 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 23 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
16 21 (2.77%) Windows Administrator
16 21 (2.77%) Developer
16 21 (2.77%) Architect
16 21 (2.77%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.40%) .NET
2 20 (2.64%) HTML
3 17 (2.24%) Middleware
4 16 (2.11%) XML
4 16 (2.11%) ASP.NET
5 15 (1.98%) Web Services
6 10 (1.32%) CSS
6 10 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.19%) Application Packaging
8 7 (0.92%) JSON
8 7 (0.92%) SOAP
9 6 (0.79%) HTML5
10 5 (0.66%) WCF
11 4 (0.53%) WPF
11 4 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.53%) XSL
11 4 (0.53%) Ajax
11 4 (0.53%) ADO.NET
12 3 (0.40%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 60 (7.91%) Clustering
3 44 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.82%) Blackberry
5 16 (2.11%) EMC VNX
6 15 (1.98%) EqualLogic
7 14 (1.84%) Thin Client
7 14 (1.84%) Fat Client
8 13 (1.71%) Symmetrix DMX
9 12 (1.58%) Symmetrix
9 12 (1.58%) EMC VMAX
10 11 (1.45%) PKI
11 10 (1.32%) Replication
11 10 (1.32%) iPhone
12 8 (1.05%) CESG
13 7 (0.92%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.79%) Computer Science
14 6 (0.79%) iPad
15 5 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 759 (100.00%) Windows
2 503 (66.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 244 (32.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 130 (17.13%) Windows 7
5 117 (15.42%) Linux
6 74 (9.75%) Windows 8
7 37 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 27 (3.56%) Android
10 24 (3.16%) Ubuntu
11 18 (2.37%) CentOS
12 15 (1.98%) UNIX
13 14 (1.84%) Solaris
14 11 (1.45%) HPUX
14 11 (1.45%) Apple iOS
15 10 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (1.19%) SUSE
17 8 (1.05%) Mac OS X
17 8 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
18 7 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (16.47%) ITIL
2 120 (15.81%) Migration
3 45 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (5.14%) Server Building
5 33 (4.35%) Change Management
6 30 (3.95%) Project Management
7 27 (3.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 24 (3.16%) DevOps
9 22 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
9 22 (2.90%) Load Balancing
10 19 (2.50%) Configuration Management
11 17 (2.24%) Service Delivery
11 17 (2.24%) Risk Management
11 17 (2.24%) Problem Management
12 16 (2.11%) Change Control
13 13 (1.71%) Capacity Management
13 13 (1.71%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (1.71%) Incident Management
14 12 (1.58%) CRM
15 11 (1.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 162 (21.34%) SQL
2 145 (19.10%) PowerShell
3 23 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 19 (2.50%) C#
4 19 (2.50%) VB
5 18 (2.37%) T-SQL
6 12 (1.58%) VBScript
6 12 (1.58%) Java
6 12 (1.58%) Python
7 11 (1.45%) Perl
8 10 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.19%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.19%) C
10 7 (0.92%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.53%) VB6
11 4 (0.53%) C++
11 4 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.26%) Ruby
13 1 (0.13%) R
13 1 (0.13%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 141 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (15.02%) MCSE
3 60 (7.91%) Security Cleared
4 49 (6.46%) MCITP
5 48 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 45 (5.93%) MCSA
7 44 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (5.53%) SC Cleared
9 36 (4.74%) CCNA
10 18 (2.37%) Degree
11 13 (1.71%) CCNP
12 12 (1.58%) DV Cleared
13 11 (1.45%) MCTS
13 11 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.32%) CISSP
15 9 (1.19%) MCP
16 8 (1.05%) MCDST
16 8 (1.05%) VCP5
17 7 (0.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (1.84%) SLA
3 5 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.66%) QA
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) GxP
System Software
1 410 (54.02%) Active Directory
2 193 (25.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (17.13%) vSphere
4 126 (16.60%) XenApp
5 66 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 61 (8.04%) Hyper-V
7 38 (5.01%) VMware ESX
8 36 (4.74%) XenDesktop
9 20 (2.64%) VMware Server
10 14 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (1.71%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.58%) SRDF
13 10 (1.32%) vCloud
14 8 (1.05%) DFS Replication
14 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.79%) XenServer
15 6 (0.79%) NFS
15 6 (0.79%) Terminal Server
16 5 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 4 (0.53%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 108 (14.23%) SCCM
2 46 (6.06%) SCOM
3 26 (3.43%) Puppet
4 17 (2.24%) Nagios
5 12 (1.58%) ZABBIX
5 12 (1.58%) EMC VPLEX
6 11 (1.45%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.32%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (1.19%) AirWatch
9 7 (0.92%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.79%) WSUS
11 5 (0.66%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.53%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.53%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.53%) SmokePing
12 4 (0.53%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 431 (56.79%) VMware
2 339 (44.66%) Microsoft
3 237 (31.23%) Citrix
4 156 (20.55%) Cisco
5 82 (10.80%) HP
6 80 (10.54%) NetApp
7 66 (8.70%) Dell
8 52 (6.85%) EMC
9 41 (5.40%) Oracle
10 39 (5.14%) Red Hat
11 33 (4.35%) IBM
12 26 (3.43%) Juniper
13 23 (3.03%) Symantec
14 19 (2.50%) 3PAR
15 18 (2.37%) Mitel
16 14 (1.84%) Apple
17 13 (1.71%) CommVault
18 12 (1.58%) Tableau
19 11 (1.45%) Greenplum
19 11 (1.45%) CheckPoint
London
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Windows Server 2008/2012, Active Directory/Group P
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £460 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 22 days ago