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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 191 155 286
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +131
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 249 317 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.17% 1.51% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.84% 6.64% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 208 75
Average daily rate £375 £371 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 3
Average hourly rate £11.25 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.86% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £13.70 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £28.75 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +24.24%
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
4262 4774 4667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.06% 22.75% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2915 3297 3063
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £184 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 148 214
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 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
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 41 £395 +1.93% 23
Westminster - 3 £425 -
Croydon -13 2 £513 +2.50% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +3 1 - -
Uxbridge -1 1 £310 +37.77%
Clapham - 1 £275 -
Southwark - 1 £325 -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 550 (100.00%) Windows
2 431 (78.36%) Windows Server
3 349 (63.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 293 (53.27%) Active Directory
5 275 (50.00%) VMware
6 251 (45.64%) Microsoft
7 174 (31.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 143 (26.00%) SQL Server
9 139 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 132 (24.00%) Citrix
11 129 (23.45%) Finance
12 125 (22.73%) SQL
13 122 (22.18%) DNS
14 120 (21.82%) PowerShell
15 119 (21.64%) MS Exchange
16 96 (17.45%) SCCM
17 95 (17.27%) ITIL
17 95 (17.27%) Linux
18 93 (16.91%) MS Excel
19 91 (16.55%) Cisco
20 86 (15.64%) Windows 7
21 83 (15.09%) XenApp
21 83 (15.09%) SAN
22 81 (14.73%) SCOM
23 80 (14.55%) HP
23 80 (14.55%) Migration
24 77 (14.00%) DHCP
24 77 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
25 73 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
26 71 (12.91%) Firewall

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 119 (21.64%) MS Exchange
2 77 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 55 (10.00%) IIS
5 38 (6.91%) SharePoint
6 32 (5.82%) Skype for Business
7 22 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (2.55%) Apache
10 13 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.82%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.64%) SAS
13 8 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.27%) ArcGIS
14 7 (1.27%) Confluence
14 7 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.55%) WordPress
17 2 (0.36%) Zimbra
Applications
1 93 (16.91%) MS Excel
2 46 (8.36%) MS Office
3 9 (1.64%) SPSS
4 3 (0.55%) HipChat
4 3 (0.55%) MS Project
4 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) Endur
4 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Eikon
5 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 58 (10.55%) Office 365
2 29 (5.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 122 (22.18%) DNS
2 83 (15.09%) SAN
3 77 (14.00%) DHCP
4 71 (12.91%) Firewall
5 55 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 51 (9.27%) VPN
7 40 (7.27%) LAN
8 32 (5.82%) NetScaler
8 32 (5.82%) WAN
9 26 (4.73%) NAS
10 25 (4.55%) VLAN
11 23 (4.18%) Remote Desktop
12 19 (3.45%) SSL
13 18 (3.27%) Internet
14 17 (3.09%) Network Security
14 17 (3.09%) VoIP
15 15 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (2.73%) Skype
16 14 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (2.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (6.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (2.18%) GIS
7 11 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (1.27%) Big Data
10 7 (1.27%) EDRMS
10 7 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.09%) MySQL
11 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.55%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.18%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.00%) Subversion
4 10 (1.82%) JIRA
5 9 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.09%) Hudson
7 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.73%) Maven
8 4 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.73%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.73%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.55%) Gradle
9 3 (0.55%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.55%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.36%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.36%) JUnit
10 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.36%) MSI
10 2 (0.36%) PyUnit
10 2 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 129 (23.45%) Finance
2 38 (6.91%) Banking
3 34 (6.18%) Financial Institution
4 13 (2.36%) Law
5 11 (2.00%) Retail
5 11 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.27%) Legal
7 6 (1.09%) Advertising
7 6 (1.09%) Games
7 6 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.91%) Front Office
9 4 (0.73%) Marketing
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Electronics
10 2 (0.36%) Local Government
10 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) International Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 91 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (11.82%) Analyst
3 62 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 62 (11.27%) Support Engineer
4 49 (8.91%) Windows Engineer
5 40 (7.27%) VMware Engineer
6 34 (6.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 34 (6.18%) Administrator
7 32 (5.82%) Systems Engineer
8 30 (5.45%) Architect
9 29 (5.27%) Support Analyst
10 27 (4.91%) Consultant
10 27 (4.91%) DBA
10 27 (4.91%) SQL DBA
11 25 (4.55%) Applications Support
12 23 (4.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
13 22 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
13 22 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
14 21 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
15 20 (3.64%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.36%) .NET
2 16 (2.91%) HTML
3 13 (2.36%) jQuery
4 10 (1.82%) CSS
5 9 (1.64%) Web Services
6 7 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.27%) HTML5
6 7 (1.27%) SAML
7 6 (1.09%) XML
8 5 (0.91%) Middleware
9 4 (0.73%) LAMP
10 3 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.36%) .NET Remoting
11 2 (0.36%) Ajax
11 2 (0.36%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.36%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.36%) JSON
11 2 (0.36%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.45%) Replication
2 39 (7.09%) Data Centre
3 37 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.09%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.73%) Hedge funds
6 23 (4.18%) Clustering
7 18 (3.27%) Blackberry
8 16 (2.91%) EMC VNX
9 13 (2.36%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.82%) Fintech
10 10 (1.82%) NHS
10 10 (1.82%) PKI
11 6 (1.09%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.91%) EMC VMAX
13 4 (0.73%) Derivative
13 4 (0.73%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.73%) HP Storage
14 3 (0.55%) CCTV
14 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 550 (100.00%) Windows
2 431 (78.36%) Windows Server
3 349 (63.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 174 (31.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 95 (17.27%) Linux
6 86 (15.64%) Windows 7
7 34 (6.18%) Windows 8
8 31 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (4.00%) Solaris
10 18 (3.27%) CentOS
11 16 (2.91%) Unix
12 12 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (1.82%) Windows 10
13 10 (1.82%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.45%) Mac OS X Server
15 7 (1.27%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.91%) Android
16 5 (0.91%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.91%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (17.27%) ITIL
2 80 (14.55%) Migration
3 44 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 41 (7.45%) Project Management
5 33 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 32 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (5.27%) Service Management
8 27 (4.91%) High Availability
9 26 (4.73%) Patch Management
10 25 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
11 20 (3.64%) Configuration Management
11 20 (3.64%) Performance Management
12 19 (3.45%) DevOps
12 19 (3.45%) ITSM
12 19 (3.45%) Server Building
13 17 (3.09%) Change Management
14 16 (2.91%) Business Continuity
15 15 (2.73%) PRINCE
15 15 (2.73%) Problem Management
15 15 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (22.73%) SQL
2 120 (21.82%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.64%) VBScript
4 18 (3.27%) JavaScript
5 16 (2.91%) Python
6 14 (2.55%) Java
6 14 (2.55%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.36%) C#
8 9 (1.64%) Perl
9 8 (1.45%) VB
10 6 (1.09%) VBA
11 5 (0.91%) C
11 5 (0.91%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.55%) Ruby
14 2 (0.36%) PHP
15 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.18%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.18%) R
15 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (7.82%) Security Cleared
3 42 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (6.91%) MCSE
5 35 (6.36%) Degree
6 32 (5.82%) CCNA
6 32 (5.82%) SC Cleared
7 25 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (2.73%) MCITP
8 15 (2.73%) MCSA
8 15 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (2.55%) CCNP
10 11 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (1.27%) CISSP
12 7 (1.27%) SAS Certification
13 6 (1.09%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.73%) JNCIS
14 4 (0.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.27%) SLA
2 9 (1.64%) QA
3 8 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 293 (53.27%) Active Directory
2 139 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (15.09%) XenApp
4 68 (12.36%) vSphere
5 57 (10.36%) Hyper-V
6 51 (9.27%) XenDesktop
7 21 (3.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (3.27%) VMware ESX
10 14 (2.55%) BitLocker
11 11 (2.00%) vCloud
12 9 (1.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 9 (1.64%) Terminal Server
13 6 (1.09%) Firmware
13 6 (1.09%) XenServer
14 4 (0.73%) NFS
15 3 (0.55%) oVirt
15 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.36%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 96 (17.45%) SCCM
2 81 (14.73%) SCOM
3 19 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 16 (2.91%) Backup Exec
5 13 (2.36%) Puppet
5 13 (2.36%) Tivoli
6 12 (2.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 10 (1.82%) Nagios
7 10 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.64%) WSUS
8 9 (1.64%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.45%) Salt
9 8 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (1.27%) HP SIM
10 7 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.91%) SCSM
11 5 (0.91%) Simpana
12 4 (0.73%) BladeLogic
13 3 (0.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 275 (50.00%) VMware
2 251 (45.64%) Microsoft
3 132 (24.00%) Citrix
4 91 (16.55%) Cisco
5 80 (14.55%) HP
6 53 (9.64%) NetApp
7 48 (8.73%) Oracle
8 35 (6.36%) EMC
9 32 (5.82%) Red Hat
10 31 (5.64%) Dell
11 27 (4.91%) SolarWinds
12 23 (4.18%) Symantec
13 22 (4.00%) IBM
14 20 (3.64%) Veritas
15 17 (3.09%) Sybase
16 16 (2.91%) CommVault
17 14 (2.55%) Mitel
18 11 (2.00%) AppSense
18 11 (2.00%) BMC
18 11 (2.00%) Juniper
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