The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 253 341 -
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 169 48 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.22% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.38% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 103 22 0
Average daily rate £360 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.46 -
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5005 4415 5461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.69% 20.44% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3372 2869 3369
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 234 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2012
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 44 £395 -0.94% 27
Croydon - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £310 - 1
Romford - 3 - - 1
Uxbridge - 2 £325 -
Enfield - 1 £300 - 1
Chiswick - 1 £170 -
Hackney - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 292 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (78.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 180 (61.64%) Active Directory
4 154 (52.74%) VMware
5 125 (42.81%) Microsoft
6 110 (37.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 94 (32.19%) Citrix
8 88 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 87 (29.79%) PowerShell
10 79 (27.05%) SCCM
11 78 (26.71%) MS Exchange
12 73 (25.00%) SQL
13 66 (22.60%) HP
14 65 (22.26%) DNS
15 64 (21.92%) ITIL
16 60 (20.55%) Cisco
16 60 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
17 55 (18.84%) SCOM
17 55 (18.84%) DHCP
18 52 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
19 50 (17.12%) XenApp
20 49 (16.78%) Windows 7
21 48 (16.44%) Hyper-V
22 46 (15.75%) VMware ESXi
23 43 (14.73%) SQL Server
24 42 (14.38%) Finance
25 41 (14.04%) Change Management
26 40 (13.70%) SAN
27 37 (12.67%) Firewall
27 37 (12.67%) vSphere

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 78 (26.71%) MS Exchange
2 60 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 27 (9.25%) SharePoint
5 19 (6.51%) IIS
6 18 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.71%) Lync
9 5 (1.71%) Oracle Spatial
9 5 (1.71%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.03%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.34%) Apache
11 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 36 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.51%) MS Office
3 6 (2.05%) Acrobat
3 6 (2.05%) MS Project
3 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (6.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.77%) Office 365
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (22.26%) DNS
2 55 (18.84%) DHCP
3 40 (13.70%) SAN
4 37 (12.67%) Firewall
5 25 (8.56%) LAN
6 20 (6.85%) NetScaler
7 18 (6.16%) TCP/IP
8 16 (5.48%) WAN
9 9 (3.08%) VoIP
9 9 (3.08%) VPN
10 8 (2.74%) Internet
11 6 (2.05%) NAS
12 5 (1.71%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.37%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.37%) Unified Communications
14 3 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.03%) Network Security
14 3 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
15 2 (0.68%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (5.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (5.14%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (4.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.68%) VLDB
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.34%) MySQL
9 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.34%) DTS
9 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.37%) Artifactory
3 4 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.03%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (14.38%) Finance
2 18 (6.16%) Banking
3 9 (3.08%) Law
3 9 (3.08%) Legal
4 7 (2.40%) Retail
5 5 (1.71%) Front Office
6 4 (1.37%) Advertising
6 4 (1.37%) Publishing
7 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Local Government
8 2 (0.68%) Marketing
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 51 (17.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (12.33%) Support Engineer
3 33 (11.30%) Wintel Engineer
4 31 (10.62%) Analyst
5 20 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (6.51%) Architect
7 17 (5.82%) Consultant
7 17 (5.82%) Administrator
7 17 (5.82%) Server Engineer
8 16 (5.48%) Desktop Support
9 15 (5.14%) Citrix Engineer
9 15 (5.14%) VMware Engineer
10 13 (4.45%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 9 (3.08%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.48%) .NET
2 7 (2.40%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.05%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.05%) Web Services
4 4 (1.37%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.03%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (0.68%) WSH
7 1 (0.34%) WinForms
7 1 (0.34%) SAML
7 1 (0.34%) J2EE
7 1 (0.34%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.34%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.34%) jQuery
7 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.34%) WCF
7 1 (0.34%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.93%) Clustering
2 14 (4.79%) Blackberry
3 8 (2.74%) Replication
4 5 (1.71%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.71%) Hedge funds
4 5 (1.71%) PKI
5 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.03%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.03%) Symmetrix
6 3 (1.03%) NHS
6 3 (1.03%) iPhone
7 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.68%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.68%) EPoS
7 2 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.68%) EFT
7 2 (0.68%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 292 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (78.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (37.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (16.78%) Windows 7
5 28 (9.59%) Linux
6 19 (6.51%) Windows XP
7 15 (5.14%) UNIX
7 15 (5.14%) Windows 8
8 14 (4.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (4.11%) Solaris
10 8 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.74%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.40%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.68%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.68%) AIX
13 2 (0.68%) SUSE
14 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.34%) Android
14 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.92%) ITIL
2 41 (14.04%) Change Management
3 33 (11.30%) Migration
4 17 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (5.14%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (4.11%) Load Balancing
6 12 (4.11%) High Availability
7 11 (3.77%) Capacity Management
7 11 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (3.08%) Service Delivery
10 8 (2.74%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.05%) Web Application Development
11 6 (2.05%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.05%) Project Management
11 6 (2.05%) CRM
12 5 (1.71%) PRINCE2
12 5 (1.71%) UML
12 5 (1.71%) BCP
12 5 (1.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 87 (29.79%) PowerShell
2 73 (25.00%) SQL
3 12 (4.11%) T-SQL
4 11 (3.77%) VB
5 10 (3.42%) C
6 9 (3.08%) C#
7 8 (2.74%) VBScript
8 6 (2.05%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.71%) Ruby
10 3 (1.03%) Java
11 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.68%) Perl
11 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.59%) MCSE
3 25 (8.56%) MCITP
4 17 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (5.48%) MCTS
5 16 (5.48%) MCSA
6 15 (5.14%) CCNA
7 11 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (3.08%) CCA
9 9 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.08%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.74%) CCNP
11 7 (2.40%) MCP
12 5 (1.71%) OCP
12 5 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (1.71%) Degree
13 4 (1.37%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.03%) CISSP
15 2 (0.68%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.08%) QA
2 7 (2.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 180 (61.64%) Active Directory
2 88 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (17.12%) XenApp
4 48 (16.44%) Hyper-V
5 46 (15.75%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (12.67%) vSphere
7 22 (7.53%) XenServer
8 20 (6.85%) VMware ESX
9 17 (5.82%) XenDesktop
10 11 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (3.08%) vCloud
12 6 (2.05%) Xen
12 6 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (1.37%) UAG
14 3 (1.03%) Terminal Server
14 3 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.68%) Postfix
15 2 (0.68%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 79 (27.05%) SCCM
2 55 (18.84%) SCOM
3 11 (3.77%) Data Guard
4 10 (3.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (2.74%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.40%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.40%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.71%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.03%) WSUS
10 2 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.68%) Ionix
10 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.68%) Nagios
11 1 (0.34%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 154 (52.74%) VMware
2 125 (42.81%) Microsoft
3 94 (32.19%) Citrix
4 66 (22.60%) HP
5 60 (20.55%) Cisco
6 27 (9.25%) NetApp
7 24 (8.22%) EMC
8 23 (7.88%) Oracle
9 20 (6.85%) Remedy
10 19 (6.51%) BMC
11 18 (6.16%) Altiris
11 18 (6.16%) F5
12 15 (5.14%) Symantec
13 12 (4.11%) Websense
14 11 (3.77%) Sophos
15 10 (3.42%) AppSense
15 10 (3.42%) IBM
16 9 (3.08%) 3PAR
17 7 (2.40%) Dell
17 7 (2.40%) Red Hat
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Expand Research LLP
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £120 to £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £500 per annum candidate and experience dependant
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 to £230 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £28 - £40 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Applitracker
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago