Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 31 March 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 186 188
Rank change year-on-year +47 +2 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 37 59 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 0.87% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.10% 4.41% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 59
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £245 £193 £160
90th Percentile £488 £550 £500
Central London median daily rate £408 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +8.67% +3.45% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42% -
Central London median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +18.42% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 726 1,338 1,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.10% 19.84% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 994 1,183
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £150 £156 £263
90th Percentile £638 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £495
% change year-on-year -5.26% -4.04% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 51
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% -1.58%
10th Percentile £12.35 £15.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £33.70 £23.75
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -6.50% +6.95% -1.58%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the City of London

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the City of London

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the City of London

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) Windows Server 2016
3 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (56.76%) VMware
5 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
6 17 (45.95%) Windows Server
7 15 (40.54%) Citrix
7 15 (40.54%) Azure
8 14 (37.84%) Office 365
9 12 (32.43%) Windows 10
9 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
9 12 (32.43%) XenApp
9 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
10 11 (29.73%) XenDesktop
10 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
10 11 (29.73%) NetScaler
11 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (21.62%) SQL
11 8 (21.62%) DNS
11 8 (21.62%) SAN
12 7 (18.92%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (18.92%) ITIL
12 7 (18.92%) Analytics
12 7 (18.92%) Azure Stack
13 6 (16.22%) PaaS
13 6 (16.22%) DHCP
13 6 (16.22%) Cisco
13 6 (16.22%) SCCM

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.81%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Houdini
2 1 (2.70%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Azure
2 14 (37.84%) Office 365
3 7 (18.92%) Azure Stack
4 6 (16.22%) PaaS
5 5 (13.51%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (13.51%) OneDrive
6 2 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (5.41%) AWS
6 2 (5.41%) SaaS
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.70%) G Suite
7 1 (2.70%) IaaS
7 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
7 1 (2.70%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) NetScaler
2 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) SAN
3 6 (16.22%) DHCP
4 4 (10.81%) Firewall
4 4 (10.81%) Skype
5 3 (8.11%) LAN
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) NAS
6 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.41%) VLAN
6 2 (5.41%) VPN
6 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.70%) PBX
7 1 (2.70%) SMTP
7 1 (2.70%) VPLS
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Azure Engineer
1 6 (16.22%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Server Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) SAML
1 1 (2.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
2 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Windows Server 2016
3 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (45.95%) Windows Server
5 12 (32.43%) Windows 10
6 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Android
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Analytics
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) DevOps
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
4 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.70%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) CCA
4 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (32.43%) XenApp
3 11 (29.73%) XenDesktop
4 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (13.51%) vSphere
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (2.70%) UAG
8 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) XenMobile
3 3 (8.11%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.70%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.70%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (2.70%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) SCSM
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 15 (40.54%) Citrix
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) HP
5 5 (13.51%) Symantec
6 4 (10.81%) Altiris
6 4 (10.81%) Ivanti
6 4 (10.81%) McAfee
7 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.41%) Adobe
8 2 (5.41%) Apple
8 2 (5.41%) Dell
8 2 (5.41%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) Fidessa
9 1 (2.70%) NVIDIA
9 1 (2.70%) Okta
9 1 (2.70%) Reuters