Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 228 188
Rank change year-on-year +64 -40 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 60 64 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.01% 0.73% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.92% 3.68% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 82
Central London median daily rate £350 £363 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +9.27% -19.58%
10th Percentile £130 £157 £162
90th Percentile £488 £548 £499
London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Central London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
London median hourly rate £19.41 £43.92 £47.83
% change year-on-year -55.80% -8.19% +73.93%

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,014 1,737 1,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.14% 19.70% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 1,292 1,411
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -1.55% +7.22%
10th Percentile £146 £155 £213
90th Percentile £636 £637 £650
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 62
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.76 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +7.82% -8.42%
10th Percentile £13.85 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £30.50 £29.75
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.25 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.69% +2.94% -6.50%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Central London

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Central London

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Central London over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Central London

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Central London

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 17 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +51 42 £350 -3.45% 32
City of Westminster +10 6 £450 -2.70%
Camden - 1 £435 -
Windows Server 2012
London

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 36 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (51.67%) Office 365
6 29 (48.33%) VMware
7 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
8 24 (40.00%) Windows 10
9 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 17 (28.33%) DNS
10 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (28.33%) Azure
11 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
12 15 (25.00%) SCCM
12 15 (25.00%) DHCP
13 14 (23.33%) Cisco
13 14 (23.33%) Finance
14 12 (20.00%) Firewall
14 12 (20.00%) LAN
14 12 (20.00%) SQL
14 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
15 11 (18.33%) VoIP
15 11 (18.33%) WAN
15 11 (18.33%) Citrix
15 11 (18.33%) SAN
16 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
16 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.00%) IIS
5 5 (8.33%) Skype for Business
6 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.33%) Confluence
8 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Houdini
3 1 (1.67%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (51.67%) Office 365
2 17 (28.33%) Azure
3 6 (10.00%) Azure Stack
3 6 (10.00%) PaaS
4 5 (8.33%) AWS
4 5 (8.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (8.33%) OneDrive
5 3 (5.00%) Mimecast
5 3 (5.00%) SaaS
6 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) IaaS
7 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.67%) G Suite
7 1 (1.67%) GCP
7 1 (1.67%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) DNS
2 15 (25.00%) DHCP
3 12 (20.00%) Firewall
3 12 (20.00%) LAN
4 11 (18.33%) SAN
4 11 (18.33%) VoIP
4 11 (18.33%) WAN
5 8 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.67%) VPN
7 6 (10.00%) NAS
8 5 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (8.33%) MPLS
8 5 (8.33%) Skype
9 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
9 3 (5.00%) VLAN
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.67%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Selenium
2 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Electronics
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
2 3 (5.00%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) IT Support
6 4 (6.67%) Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) SCCM Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) SAML
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.67%) iPhone
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 24 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.67%) Android
7 6 (10.00%) Linux
8 1 (1.67%) CentOS
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Unix
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (15.00%) Migration
3 8 (13.33%) ITIL
4 7 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (10.00%) Analytics
5 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.33%) Security Patching
7 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.67%) DevOps
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.33%) Change Management
9 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) C#
3 3 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (8.33%) CCNA
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.67%) MCP
3 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCSA
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CCA
5 1 (1.67%) CCIE
5 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (13.33%) XenApp
4 8 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 6 (10.00%) vSphere
6 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.33%) VMware Server
8 2 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (1.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 5 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (6.67%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.67%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (1.67%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.67%) SCOM
4 1 (1.67%) SCSM
4 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (48.33%) VMware
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco
4 11 (18.33%) Citrix
5 7 (11.67%) HP
6 6 (10.00%) McAfee
6 6 (10.00%) Meraki
7 5 (8.33%) Adobe
7 5 (8.33%) Avaya
7 5 (8.33%) Symantec
8 4 (6.67%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.67%) Altiris
9 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.00%) SAP
10 2 (3.33%) Apple
10 2 (3.33%) Dell
10 2 (3.33%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (3.33%) Ivanti
10 2 (3.33%) NetApp
10 2 (3.33%) Ubiquiti