Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 155 133
Rank change year-on-year -12 -22 +70
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 81 89 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 1.33% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.64% 6.29% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 121
City of London median daily rate £344 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.12% +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £176 £289 £243
90th Percentile £500 £525 £513
Central London median daily rate £350 £402 £400
% change year-on-year -12.83% +0.38% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
City of London median hourly rate - £12.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.90% +18.18%
Central London median hourly rate - £12.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -35.90% +18.18%

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 1437 1416 2022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.13% 21.14% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 1110 1606
City of London median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +6.71%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £225
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 63
City of London median hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% -2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £12.04
90th Percentile £26.63 £36.50 £36.60
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +12.50%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the City of London

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the City of London

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the City of London.

Contractor 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 November 2017. 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 1 £250 -
Windows Server 2012
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
4 41 (50.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (41.98%) VMware
6 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 25 (30.86%) PowerShell
8 23 (28.40%) Citrix
9 22 (27.16%) Finance
10 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (24.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (23.46%) SQL
13 18 (22.22%) Cisco
14 16 (19.75%) Linux
15 15 (18.52%) LAN
15 15 (18.52%) Office 365
16 14 (17.28%) WAN
16 14 (17.28%) Migration
16 14 (17.28%) Firewall
16 14 (17.28%) XenApp
17 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (16.05%) vSphere
17 13 (16.05%) SCCM
17 13 (16.05%) DNS
17 13 (16.05%) SAN
17 13 (16.05%) CheckPoint
18 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
18 11 (13.58%) Banking
19 10 (12.35%) Hyper-V

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 8 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.70%) IIS
3 3 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (18.52%) Office 365
3 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.23%) G Suite
6 1 (1.23%) IaaS
6 1 (1.23%) PaaS
6 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) LAN
2 14 (17.28%) Firewall
2 14 (17.28%) WAN
3 13 (16.05%) DNS
3 13 (16.05%) SAN
4 8 (9.88%) NAS
4 8 (9.88%) VPN
5 7 (8.64%) DHCP
5 7 (8.64%) DMZ
6 6 (7.41%) Kerberos
6 6 (7.41%) LDAP
6 6 (7.41%) Network Security
7 5 (6.17%) SMTP
7 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.17%) VLAN
8 4 (4.94%) MPLS
8 4 (4.94%) SNMP
8 4 (4.94%) VSAN
9 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.23%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.23%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.23%) MSI
3 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Active Directory Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Server Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) PowerShell Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) REST
1 4 (4.94%) RESTful
2 3 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (2.47%) .NET
3 2 (2.47%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.70%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.47%) PKI
4 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.23%) BYOD
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 41 (50.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (19.75%) Linux
5 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (8.64%) Unix
8 6 (7.41%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.94%) Debian
10 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.23%) Android
12 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.23%) SUSE
12 1 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Migration
2 9 (11.11%) ITIL
3 6 (7.41%) High Availability
4 5 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (6.17%) DevOps
5 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.94%) Server Hardening
5 4 (4.94%) Task Automation
6 3 (3.70%) Change Management
6 3 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.70%) Web Filtering
7 2 (2.47%) Change Control
7 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.47%) Personalization
7 2 (2.47%) Security Operations
7 2 (2.47%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (2.47%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) PowerShell
2 19 (23.46%) SQL
3 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.94%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.47%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) Python
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.88%) MCSE
3 7 (8.64%) MCSA
4 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.70%) Degree
5 3 (3.70%) MCITP
5 3 (3.70%) MCP
5 3 (3.70%) MCTS
5 3 (3.70%) VCP5
5 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.47%) CCA
6 2 (2.47%) ISEB
6 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.47%) NCSA
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) RHCE
7 1 (1.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) GCP
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.28%) XenApp
4 13 (16.05%) vSphere
5 10 (12.35%) Hyper-V
6 7 (8.64%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.94%) VMware NSX
9 3 (3.70%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.23%) UAG
10 1 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) SCCM
2 8 (9.88%) Ansible
3 6 (7.41%) vCenter Server
4 5 (6.17%) vRealize
5 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.94%) PowerCLI
5 4 (4.94%) Puppet
5 4 (4.94%) Terraform
6 3 (3.70%) WSUS
7 2 (2.47%) SCOM
7 2 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.23%) Ionix
8 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) VMware
2 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.40%) Citrix
4 18 (22.22%) Cisco
5 13 (16.05%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.88%) EMC
6 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.64%) Veeam
8 6 (7.41%) CommVault
8 6 (7.41%) IBM
8 6 (7.41%) NetApp
8 6 (7.41%) Oracle
9 5 (6.17%) HP
10 4 (4.94%) Dell
10 4 (4.94%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.94%) Symantec
11 3 (3.70%) AppSense
11 3 (3.70%) Avaya
11 3 (3.70%) Temenos
12 2 (2.47%) Sophos