Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 204 183
Rank change year-on-year +33 -21 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 49 50 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.71% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.52% 3.42% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 53
City of London median daily rate £368 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.79% +10.00% -10.18%
10th Percentile £126 £199 £176
90th Percentile £498 £575 £500
Central London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £20.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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 1,085 1,463 1,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.59% 20.79% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 1,118 1,127
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £165 £156 £220
90th Percentile £638 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 75 47
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.70 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +16.88% -15.79%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.33 £24.14 £26.45
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.61% +10.00% -2.86%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 £345 -
Windows Server 2012
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
5 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
6 25 (51.02%) VMware
7 24 (48.98%) Office 365
8 22 (44.90%) Azure
9 17 (34.69%) DHCP
9 17 (34.69%) DNS
10 16 (32.65%) Windows 10
11 13 (26.53%) SCCM
12 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (24.49%) Firewall
13 11 (22.45%) Finance
13 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
13 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
13 11 (22.45%) vSphere
13 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (20.41%) Cisco
14 10 (20.41%) Linux
15 9 (18.37%) HP
16 8 (16.33%) Migration
16 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
17 7 (14.29%) 3PAR
17 7 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
17 7 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
17 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
17 7 (14.29%) SAN
17 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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 (10.20%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.12%) Confluence
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Houdini
2 1 (2.04%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (48.98%) Office 365
2 22 (44.90%) Azure
3 6 (12.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (10.20%) AWS
5 3 (6.12%) G Suite
6 2 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (4.08%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (4.08%) Azure Stack
6 2 (4.08%) SaaS
7 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
7 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
7 1 (2.04%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) DHCP
1 17 (34.69%) DNS
2 12 (24.49%) Firewall
3 7 (14.29%) SAN
3 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.24%) LAN
4 6 (12.24%) Skype
5 5 (10.20%) WAN
6 3 (6.12%) VLAN
6 3 (6.12%) VoIP
7 2 (4.08%) FTP
7 2 (4.08%) Internet
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
7 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.08%) Wireless
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.04%) PBX
8 1 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Hudson
2 2 (4.08%) MSI
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Public Sector
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Server Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.12%) Floorwalker
7 3 (6.12%) Server Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) SAML
2 1 (2.04%) COM
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (32.65%) Windows 10
5 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
6 10 (20.41%) Linux
7 3 (6.12%) Unix
8 2 (4.08%) AIX
8 2 (4.08%) Android
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.08%) Solaris
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.08%) zOS
9 1 (2.04%) CentOS
9 1 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (16.33%) Migration
3 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.08%) Analytics
8 2 (4.08%) Application Discovery
8 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
8 2 (4.08%) Change Management
8 2 (4.08%) High Availability
8 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) MCP
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.16%) CCNA
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) MCITP
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) CCIE
5 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) MCTS
5 1 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.45%) vSphere
4 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (6.12%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) SCCM
2 7 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (8.16%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.08%) FortiGate
5 2 (4.08%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.08%) SCOM
6 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.04%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (2.04%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (51.02%) VMware
3 10 (20.41%) Cisco
4 9 (18.37%) HP
5 7 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 6 (12.24%) NetApp
7 3 (6.12%) Brocade
7 3 (6.12%) Citrix
7 3 (6.12%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (6.12%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.12%) SAP
8 2 (4.08%) Adobe
8 2 (4.08%) Apple
8 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
8 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) Okta
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (4.08%) TIBCO