The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK
Rank 167 125 138
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 730 913 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.79% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.83% 8.35% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 562 452
Median daily rate £345 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 56 62
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £14.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £45.00 £28.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -2.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9326 10928 11731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.57% 21.37% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5954 6641 6806
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 730 907
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the UK.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the UK.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 637 £345 +4.54% 269
London -9 225 £394 +5.00% 97
South East -29 167 £350 +7.69% 65
Hampshire +4 57 £345 +0.36% 16
Scotland +11 54 £375 +7.14% 11
North West -7 42 £325 +2.36% 28
City of London 0 41 £413 +3.12% 21
East Midlands +8 40 £250 -9.09% 14
South West -33 40 £338 -0.73% 11
East of England -23 39 £225 -35.71% 24
Buckinghamshire +22 37 £350 +14.75% 10
West Midlands +2 35 £325 +4.00% 19
Yorkshire +25 34 £344 +9.12% 7
Milton Keynes +20 30 £350 +10.23% 3
Manchester +5 27 £325 +2.36% 18
Berkshire -18 23 £363 +40.77% 9
Renfrewshire +26 22 £335 -20.23% 4
Erskine +24 22 £335 -20.23% 4
West Yorkshire +12 20 £375 +19.04% 4
Derbyshire +7 19 £136 -56.48% 4
Edinburgh +12 18 £398 +16.05% 3
Bristol -7 16 £513 +36.66% 5
North East -10 16 £125 -55.35% 4
Surrey -29 16 £350 +12.00% 12
Derby +9 14 £150 - 1
Birmingham -5 14 £313 -1.96% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 13 £600 +135.29% 5
Leeds +10 11 £363 +26.08% 2
Tyne and Wear -7 11 £125 -61.53% 4
Hook +7 10 £329 -17.75% 1

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 1647 (100.00%) Windows
2 1197 (72.68%) Windows Server
3 1123 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1036 (62.90%) Active Directory
5 802 (48.69%) VMware
6 801 (48.63%) Microsoft
7 499 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 442 (26.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 427 (25.93%) PowerShell
10 357 (21.68%) DNS
11 351 (21.31%) SQL Server
12 338 (20.52%) MS Exchange
13 328 (19.91%) Citrix
14 312 (18.94%) Windows 7
15 309 (18.76%) SQL
16 308 (18.70%) Security Cleared
17 280 (17.00%) ITIL
18 278 (16.88%) Linux
19 274 (16.64%) Microsoft Certification
20 273 (16.58%) SCCM
21 269 (16.33%) Office 365
22 268 (16.27%) MS Excel
23 254 (15.42%) Firewall
24 251 (15.24%) DHCP
25 245 (14.88%) Hyper-V
26 230 (13.96%) Migration
27 229 (13.90%) Cisco
28 228 (13.84%) Finance
29 222 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2010
30 220 (13.36%) HP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 338 (20.52%) MS Exchange
2 222 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 191 (11.60%) IIS
4 152 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 145 (8.80%) SharePoint
6 137 (8.32%) Skype for Business
7 91 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 34 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 34 (2.06%) OpenStack
9 24 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (1.40%) Apache
11 21 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
12 14 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (0.79%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.73%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.67%) IBM Notes
16 10 (0.61%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 268 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 143 (8.68%) MS Office
3 9 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.24%) MS Project
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.061%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.43%) Demantra
4 7 (0.43%) SnowdropKCS
5 4 (0.24%) Pegasus Opera
6 3 (0.18%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.12%) assyst
7 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.061%) Exstream
8 1 (0.061%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.061%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.061%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.061%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.061%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.061%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 269 (16.33%) Office 365
2 212 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (3.10%) IaaS
5 38 (2.31%) SaaS
6 37 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 30 (1.82%) PaaS
8 20 (1.21%) GitHub
9 13 (0.79%) HP Helion
10 9 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.55%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.43%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 357 (21.68%) DNS
2 254 (15.42%) Firewall
3 251 (15.24%) DHCP
4 181 (10.99%) SAN
5 151 (9.17%) TCP/IP
6 129 (7.83%) LAN
7 100 (6.07%) WAN
8 91 (5.53%) Skype
9 87 (5.28%) VPN
10 66 (4.01%) Internet
11 56 (3.40%) Remote Desktop
12 53 (3.22%) NAS
13 52 (3.16%) NetScaler
14 50 (3.04%) VLAN
15 48 (2.91%) Wireless
16 39 (2.37%) SSL
17 36 (2.19%) LDAP
18 30 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
18 30 (1.82%) VoIP
19 28 (1.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 125 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 75 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 54 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 41 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 24 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
10 20 (1.21%) MySQL
11 18 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (0.91%) Relational Database
13 12 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
16 9 (0.55%) MongoDB
16 9 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (0.43%) Big Data
17 7 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 46 (2.79%) Jenkins
2 37 (2.25%) TeamCity
3 35 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 33 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 22 (1.34%) MSI
7 20 (1.21%) JIRA
8 15 (0.91%) StarTeam
9 13 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.43%) MSBuild
11 7 (0.43%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.30%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.24%) JDeveloper
13 4 (0.24%) Moq
13 4 (0.24%) NUnit
13 4 (0.24%) Subversion
14 3 (0.18%) Jasmine
14 3 (0.18%) Mocha
General
1 228 (13.84%) Finance
2 40 (2.43%) Banking
2 40 (2.43%) Manufacturing
3 36 (2.19%) Retail
4 32 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 28 (1.70%) Legal
6 27 (1.64%) Law
7 25 (1.52%) Back Office
8 13 (0.79%) Games
9 12 (0.73%) Local Government
10 11 (0.67%) Advertising
11 10 (0.61%) Marketing
12 9 (0.55%) Electronics
12 9 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.55%) Publishing
13 4 (0.24%) Military
13 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 226 (13.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 154 (9.35%) Windows Engineer
3 151 (9.17%) Analyst
3 151 (9.17%) Support Engineer
4 129 (7.83%) Architect
5 121 (7.35%) Consultant
6 105 (6.38%) Server Engineer
7 103 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 94 (5.71%) Administrator
9 84 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 77 (4.68%) Support Analyst
11 76 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
12 71 (4.31%) VMware Engineer
13 70 (4.25%) Wintel Engineer
14 65 (3.95%) IT Support
15 64 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
16 56 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
17 50 (3.04%) Infrastructure Support
17 50 (3.04%) IT Engineer
18 40 (2.43%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (5.83%) .NET
2 46 (2.79%) Web Services
3 32 (1.94%) ASP.NET
4 22 (1.34%) XML
5 21 (1.28%) HTML
6 16 (0.97%) CSS
7 15 (0.91%) .NET Framework
8 14 (0.85%) Middleware
9 9 (0.55%) SOAP
10 8 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (0.49%) JSON
11 7 (0.43%) MCollective
11 7 (0.43%) Node.js
11 7 (0.43%) Software Packaging
11 7 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (0.36%) ADO
12 6 (0.36%) Entity Framework
12 6 (0.36%) SAML
12 6 (0.36%) WinForms
12 6 (0.36%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 141 (8.56%) Clustering
2 130 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 68 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 62 (3.76%) Computer Science
5 58 (3.52%) PKI
6 51 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (2.98%) Replication
8 30 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 23 (1.40%) Fat Client
9 23 (1.40%) Thin Client
10 22 (1.34%) EMC VNX
11 21 (1.28%) Blackberry
11 21 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.79%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.79%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (0.73%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.67%) NHS
16 10 (0.61%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1647 (100.00%) Windows
2 1197 (72.68%) Windows Server
3 1123 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 499 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 312 (18.94%) Windows 7
6 278 (16.88%) Linux
7 188 (11.41%) Windows 10
8 100 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 93 (5.65%) Windows 8
10 89 (5.40%) Unix
11 83 (5.04%) Windows XP
12 43 (2.61%) AIX
13 41 (2.49%) Android
14 27 (1.64%) Apple iOS
14 27 (1.64%) Mac OS X
15 18 (1.09%) Solaris
16 17 (1.03%) SUSE
16 17 (1.03%) Windows Vista
17 16 (0.97%) HPUX
18 15 (0.91%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (17.00%) ITIL
2 230 (13.96%) Migration
3 106 (6.44%) Change Management
4 78 (4.74%) DevOps
5 68 (4.13%) Problem Management
6 63 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (3.64%) Project Management
8 58 (3.52%) Load Balancing
9 56 (3.40%) Service Management
10 54 (3.28%) Configuration Management
11 51 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
12 50 (3.04%) Service Delivery
13 48 (2.91%) Incident Management
14 44 (2.67%) High Availability
15 40 (2.43%) Time Management
16 38 (2.31%) Infrastructure Management
16 38 (2.31%) Patch Management
16 38 (2.31%) Server Building
17 37 (2.25%) Server Virtualisation
18 35 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 427 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 309 (18.76%) SQL
3 62 (3.76%) VBScript
4 60 (3.64%) C#
5 42 (2.55%) VB
6 33 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 31 (1.88%) Java
8 26 (1.58%) Python
9 21 (1.28%) Perl
9 21 (1.28%) T-SQL
10 18 (1.09%) C
10 18 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 15 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 13 (0.79%) C++
14 12 (0.73%) XAML
15 11 (0.67%) PHP
15 11 (0.67%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.43%) REXX
16 7 (0.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 308 (18.70%) Security Cleared
2 274 (16.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 216 (13.11%) SC Cleared
4 195 (11.84%) MCSE
5 92 (5.59%) Degree
6 89 (5.40%) MCSA
7 73 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (4.07%) MCITP
9 59 (3.58%) CCNA
10 57 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 56 (3.40%) DV Cleared
12 53 (3.22%) MCP
13 41 (2.49%) DBS Check
14 33 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (1.88%) CCNP
16 30 (1.82%) MCTS
17 21 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
18 20 (1.21%) ISTQB
19 18 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
20 13 (0.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.89%) SLA
2 26 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (1.09%) JSP 440
3 18 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.55%) QA
5 8 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.061%) GCP
7 1 (0.061%) GPG13
7 1 (0.061%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.061%) RMADS
System Software
1 1036 (62.90%) Active Directory
2 442 (26.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (14.88%) Hyper-V
4 172 (10.44%) vSphere
5 166 (10.08%) XenApp
6 131 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
7 101 (6.13%) VMware ESX
8 97 (5.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 76 (4.61%) XenDesktop
10 38 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
12 26 (1.58%) Firmware
13 25 (1.52%) Terminal Services
14 21 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
15 19 (1.15%) Docker
16 18 (1.09%) XenServer
17 14 (0.85%) DFS Replication
18 12 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 10 (0.61%) ISA Server
19 10 (0.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 273 (16.58%) SCCM
2 106 (6.44%) SCOM
3 69 (4.19%) WSUS
4 66 (4.01%) Puppet
5 48 (2.91%) NetBackup
6 46 (2.79%) Microsoft Clustering
7 41 (2.49%) Backup Exec
8 35 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
9 29 (1.76%) AirWatch
10 28 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
12 25 (1.52%) Ansible
13 19 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 19 (1.15%) Nessus
13 19 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 17 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 16 (0.97%) Nagios
15 16 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 15 (0.91%) Netcool
16 15 (0.91%) vRealize
Vendors
1 802 (48.69%) VMware
2 801 (48.63%) Microsoft
3 328 (19.91%) Citrix
4 229 (13.90%) Cisco
5 220 (13.36%) HP
6 106 (6.44%) Red Hat
7 97 (5.89%) Symantec
8 82 (4.98%) Oracle
9 69 (4.19%) NetApp
10 68 (4.13%) Intel Security
11 63 (3.83%) Dell
12 57 (3.46%) EMC
13 49 (2.98%) Apple
14 43 (2.61%) IBM
15 40 (2.43%) Veeam
16 35 (2.13%) Veritas
17 34 (2.06%) CheckPoint
18 32 (1.94%) Sophos
19 31 (1.88%) SAP
20 24 (1.46%) AppSense
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £125 - £150 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
IQUO
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £200 to £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £120 to £140 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
prosource.it
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
CHM Recruit
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago