Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 98 179
Rank change year-on-year -54 +81 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 27 19 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 1.06% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.83% 6.17% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 40
10th Percentile £225 £263 £125
25th Percentile £298 £350 £262
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £494 £400 £372
Median % change year-on-year +23.44% +7.67% -8.27%
75th Percentile £538 £513 £451
90th Percentile £574 £529 £488
Central London median daily rate £490 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +22.50% +14.29% -11.11%

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 463 308 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.91% 17.12% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 246 874
10th Percentile £180 £200 £172
25th Percentile £363 £358 £355
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% - -2.56%
75th Percentile £600 £570 £573
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £504 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +6.16% +2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 34
10th Percentile £13.44 £20.50 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.81 £21.25 £14.06
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -36.67% +9.76% +9.63%
75th Percentile £15.72 £30.38 £21.44
90th Percentile £20.20 £35.10 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £20.67
% change year-on-year -28.75% -3.22% +10.51%

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 20 October 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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2016
4 15 (55.56%) Azure
5 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2019
6 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft 365
8 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (37.04%) Citrix
8 10 (37.04%) VMware
8 10 (37.04%) SCCM
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) Windows 10
9 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.93%) Banking
10 7 (25.93%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
11 6 (22.22%) XenApp
11 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
12 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
12 5 (18.52%) High Availability
12 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (18.52%) Project Delivery
12 5 (18.52%) Migration
13 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery

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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
4 1 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Azure
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (14.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (14.81%) IaaS
3 4 (14.81%) SaaS
4 3 (11.11%) AWS
4 3 (11.11%) PaaS
5 2 (7.41%) GitHub
5 2 (7.41%) ShareGate
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
6 1 (3.70%) Serverless
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
1 4 (14.81%) VPN
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
3 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) SD-WAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Serena SBM
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Social Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Law
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.41%) International Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Front Office
5 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Server Support
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Symmetrix
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2016
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2019
5 8 (29.63%) Windows 10
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (18.52%) Project Delivery
3 4 (14.81%) Architecture Roadmap
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.41%) Data Security
5 2 (7.41%) Security Hardening
5 2 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CCNA
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.11%) CISSP
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) XenApp
3 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) Docker
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.70%) BitLocker
6 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (7.41%) Terraform
4 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Icinga
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.70%) QRadar
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Citrix
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
5 4 (14.81%) EMC
6 3 (11.11%) Avaya
6 3 (11.11%) Bloomberg
6 3 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) Altiris
7 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) Infoblox
7 2 (7.41%) McAfee
7 2 (7.41%) Refinitiv
7 2 (7.41%) SaltStack
8 1 (3.70%) Draytek
8 1 (3.70%) Ivanti
8 1 (3.70%) Qualys