Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 135 182
Rank change year-on-year +10 +47 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 21 33 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.83% 0.87% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.18% 5.09% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 50
10th Percentile £193 £255 £208
25th Percentile £380 £309 £305
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £388
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +1.31%
75th Percentile £500 £450 £471
90th Percentile £514 £488 £505
Central London median daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% +6.67% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £22.50
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 - £22.50

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 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 340 648 1,329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.42% 17.01% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 493 997
10th Percentile £213 £150 £158
25th Percentile £379 £263 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.78% -5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £565 £581
90th Percentile £700 £638 £650
Central London median daily rate £489 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.56% -5.26% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 29
10th Percentile £13.70 £11.60 £16.53
25th Percentile £13.81 £13.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% -23.81% +12.30%
75th Percentile £18.50 £18.70 £23.75
90th Percentile £21.20 £20.40 £33.55
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £18.70 £20.75
% change year-on-year -25.13% -9.88% +9.21%

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 23 April 2021.

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

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 23 April 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
Windows Server 2012
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2016
3 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
7 8 (38.10%) Azure
7 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
7 8 (38.10%) VMware
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (28.57%) XenApp
9 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco
10 5 (23.81%) Linux
10 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
10 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (23.81%) SCCM
10 5 (23.81%) Banking
10 5 (23.81%) Replication
11 4 (19.05%) Clustering
11 4 (19.05%) SAN
11 4 (19.05%) IBM
11 4 (19.05%) HP
11 4 (19.05%) SWIFT
11 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving

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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (38.10%) Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Skype
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) FTP
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) SD-WAN
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
1 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.76%) Hudson
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) MSI
2 1 (4.76%) PyUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Back Office
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) International Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Packager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (9.52%) Kafka
1 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
1 2 (9.52%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Replication
2 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) SWIFT
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2016
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Unix
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (14.29%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Data Entry
5 2 (9.52%) Data Security
5 2 (9.52%) E-Discovery
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Security Hardening
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Ticket Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) XenApp
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.76%) NFS
5 1 (4.76%) vCloud
5 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Grafana
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.52%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) Linedata
7 2 (9.52%) NetApp
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.52%) Splunk
7 2 (9.52%) Symantec
8 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
8 1 (4.76%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) Infoblox