Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 206 172
Rank change year-on-year +24 -34 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 94 89 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.11% 0.98% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.60% 4.82% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 75 60
Central London median daily rate £375 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +9.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £211 £150 £155
90th Percentile £500 £516 £502
London median daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year +5.63% -2.07% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -87.43% +1300.00%
10th Percentile £21.25 £19.15 £162.50
90th Percentile £23.75 £24.45 £187.50
London median hourly rate £39.96 £43.92 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.01% +75.66% +100.00%

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 1,680 1,845 1,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.88% 20.23% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,262 1,410 1,242
Central London median daily rate £483 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +6.95% +3.89%
10th Percentile £180 £192 £250
90th Percentile £650 £644 £638
London median daily rate £486 £488 £463
% change year-on-year -0.26% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 71 32
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.53% -4.76%
10th Percentile £16.92 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £37.88 £25.00 £141.13
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.49 £21.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% -9.37% +22.86%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 +20 72 £394 +2.94% 1
West End of London +6 6 £340 -28.42%
Southwark - 5 £345 -
City of Westminster -18 1 £450 -25.00%
Lambeth - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (69.15%) Windows Server
3 61 (64.89%) Microsoft
4 60 (63.83%) Active Directory
5 43 (45.74%) VMware
5 43 (45.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (38.30%) DNS
6 36 (38.30%) Office 365
7 33 (35.11%) Finance
8 30 (31.91%) DHCP
9 27 (28.72%) SCCM
10 26 (27.66%) Windows 7
11 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (26.60%) Windows 10
11 25 (26.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 24 (25.53%) PowerShell
12 24 (25.53%) Citrix
12 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
13 20 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
15 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
15 18 (19.15%) Cisco
16 16 (17.02%) Migration
16 16 (17.02%) Firewall
16 16 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (14.89%) NetApp
18 13 (13.83%) SAN
18 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
18 13 (13.83%) LAN
18 13 (13.83%) Skype for Business

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 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (13.83%) Skype for Business
3 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.32%) IIS
4 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.06%) Confluence
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.06%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.06%) Revit
2 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (38.30%) Office 365
2 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.38%) IaaS
5 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.26%) PaaS
6 2 (2.13%) SaaS
6 2 (2.13%) Serverless
7 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.06%) G Suite
7 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.06%) Route 53
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (38.30%) DNS
2 30 (31.91%) DHCP
3 16 (17.02%) Firewall
4 13 (13.83%) LAN
4 13 (13.83%) SAN
4 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.77%) VPN
5 12 (12.77%) WAN
6 11 (11.70%) Skype
7 5 (5.32%) VLAN
7 5 (5.32%) VoIP
8 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.26%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (4.26%) MPLS
9 3 (3.19%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.19%) PBX
9 3 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.13%) NAS
10 2 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MSI
2 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (35.11%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Law
4 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Back Office
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Analyst
3 13 (13.83%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.38%) Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (5.32%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) .NET
2 4 (4.26%) LDAP
3 3 (3.19%) Ajax
3 3 (3.19%) RESTful
3 3 (3.19%) WPF
4 1 (1.06%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.06%) JSON
4 1 (1.06%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Clustering
2 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.32%) User Experience
4 3 (3.19%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.19%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) iPhone
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (69.15%) Windows Server
3 43 (45.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (27.66%) Windows 7
5 25 (26.60%) Windows 10
6 7 (7.45%) Linux
6 7 (7.45%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.26%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.19%) Android
8 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.13%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.06%) Unix
10 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (17.02%) Migration
3 8 (8.51%) Application Packaging
4 7 (7.45%) CRM
4 7 (7.45%) ITIL
4 7 (7.45%) Security Management
5 6 (6.38%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (6.38%) Information Security
5 6 (6.38%) Information Security Management
5 6 (6.38%) ISMS
6 5 (5.32%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.32%) Server Building
7 4 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.26%) Application Discovery
7 4 (4.26%) Change Management
7 4 (4.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (4.26%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.26%) Server Management
7 4 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.53%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.70%) SQL
3 7 (7.45%) C#
4 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.19%) C
5 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.19%) VB
5 3 (3.19%) VB6
5 3 (3.19%) VBA
6 2 (2.13%) Java
6 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.38%) MCSE
3 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.19%) CCA
6 3 (3.19%) CCEA
6 3 (3.19%) VCP5
7 2 (2.13%) CCNP
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.06%) MCITP
8 1 (1.06%) MCP
8 1 (1.06%) MCSA
8 1 (1.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 60 (63.83%) Active Directory
2 20 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (13.83%) vSphere
5 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
6 11 (11.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (8.51%) XenApp
7 8 (8.51%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (3.19%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.13%) NFS
10 2 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.06%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.06%) Docker
11 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (28.72%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (4.26%) WSUS
3 3 (3.19%) SCOM
3 3 (3.19%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (3.19%) vCenter Server
3 3 (3.19%) vMotion
4 2 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.06%) Ansible
5 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (64.89%) Microsoft
2 43 (45.74%) VMware
3 24 (25.53%) Citrix
4 18 (19.15%) Cisco
5 14 (14.89%) NetApp
6 8 (8.51%) HP
7 6 (6.38%) iManage
8 5 (5.32%) Ivanti
9 4 (4.26%) Meraki
9 4 (4.26%) Veeam
10 3 (3.19%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.19%) Atlassian
10 3 (3.19%) Brocade
10 3 (3.19%) McAfee
10 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.19%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.19%) Sony
10 3 (3.19%) Sophos
10 3 (3.19%) Symantec
11 2 (2.13%) Apple