Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 190 213
Rank change year-on-year +81 +23 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 78 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.94% 0.97% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.96% 4.99% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 61 76
Median daily rate £418 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £145 £150
90th Percentile £523 £550 £575
London median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.51% -2.60% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
London median hourly rate £39.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +41.07% +1.82% -42.50%

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 383 1,564 1,829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.00% 19.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 1,219 1,380
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £213 £170 £166
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
London median daily rate £485 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +2.11% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 42 85
Median hourly rate £21.25 £20.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.29% +3.89%
10th Percentile £16.69 £12.23 £14.32
90th Percentile £91.63 £43.00 £25.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +70.73% +9.63% -6.50%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Central London

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Central London over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Central London

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Central London.

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 19 September 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 +69 16 £421 +8.71% 9
Windows Server 2012
London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (47.37%) Azure
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
7 8 (42.11%) SaaS
7 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (36.84%) IaaS
8 7 (36.84%) PaaS
8 7 (36.84%) High Availability
8 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
9 6 (31.58%) Office 365
9 6 (31.58%) Retail
10 5 (26.32%) SAN
10 5 (26.32%) SCCM
10 5 (26.32%) Banking
10 5 (26.32%) AWS
10 5 (26.32%) Clustering
10 5 (26.32%) Citrix
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
11 4 (21.05%) LDAP
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle
11 4 (21.05%) DHCP
11 4 (21.05%) Kerberos

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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Azure
2 8 (42.11%) SaaS
3 7 (36.84%) IaaS
3 7 (36.84%) PaaS
4 6 (31.58%) Office 365
5 5 (26.32%) AWS
6 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (21.05%) GCP
7 3 (15.79%) GitHub
8 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Kerberos
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Intranet
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.26%) Skype
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Retail
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Automotive
5 2 (10.53%) Law
5 2 (10.53%) Publishing
6 1 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.26%) DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Junior
3 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2016
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) High Availability
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Security Hardening
5 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) Logistics
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Tech Ops
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Information Management
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.79%) Docker
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) SCOM
3 3 (15.79%) Ansible
3 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes
3 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.79%) Puppet
3 3 (15.79%) Terraform
4 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (10.53%) WSUS
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (5.26%) Nagios
5 1 (5.26%) Nessus
5 1 (5.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) SaltStack
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) Hitachi
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) Lotus
7 1 (5.26%) McAfee
7 1 (5.26%) Proofpoint
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Sophos
7 1 (5.26%) Splunk