Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 167 149
Rank change year-on-year -21 -18 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 68 72 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.97% 1.17% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.75% 5.29% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 72
City of London median daily rate £383 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -1.56% +7.74%
10th Percentile £171 £204 £187
90th Percentile £500 £525 £538
Central London median daily rate £379 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.00% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 - £19.50
10th Percentile £18.50 - £19.25
90th Percentile £19.50 - £27.95
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 - £19.50

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 1,433 1,362 1,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.36% 22.19% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,138 1,087 1,052
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £243 £288 £235
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 22 43
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.08 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.98% -4.61% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.83 £12.50
90th Percentile £24.50 £25.93 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.16 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.00% +5.78% +15.94%

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 22 April 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (77.94%) Windows Server
3 45 (66.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (63.24%) Active Directory
5 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
6 32 (47.06%) VMware
7 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
8 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (27.94%) Citrix
9 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (23.53%) SCCM
11 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.59%) Linux
12 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (19.12%) Finance
14 12 (17.65%) vSphere
14 12 (17.65%) Windows 7
15 11 (16.18%) XenApp
15 11 (16.18%) Office 365
15 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (16.18%) Cisco
15 11 (16.18%) Windows 10
16 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
16 10 (14.71%) SQL
16 10 (14.71%) Migration
17 9 (13.24%) Firewall
17 9 (13.24%) MCSE
17 9 (13.24%) ITIL
17 9 (13.24%) DNS
18 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012

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 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.29%) IIS
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) Drupal
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (16.18%) Office 365
4 4 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (4.41%) Route 53
5 3 (4.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) IaaS
6 2 (2.94%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.94%) PaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) DNS
1 9 (13.24%) Firewall
2 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.35%) LAN
3 5 (7.35%) SAN
3 5 (7.35%) WAN
4 4 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.94%) VPN
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.47%) NAS
6 1 (1.47%) Network Security
6 1 (1.47%) PBX
6 1 (1.47%) PSTN
6 1 (1.47%) SMTP
6 1 (1.47%) SSL
6 1 (1.47%) VoIP
6 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.41%) Power BI
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.41%) Artifactory
2 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.94%) Chocolatey
3 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) MSI
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.47%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.47%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Legal
3 5 (7.35%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Consultant
3 7 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.88%) Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Web Services
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) JSON
2 3 (4.41%) YAML
3 2 (2.94%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) HTML
3 2 (2.94%) SOAP
3 2 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) COM
4 1 (1.47%) DCOM
4 1 (1.47%) HTML5
4 1 (1.47%) LAMP
4 1 (1.47%) LDAP
4 1 (1.47%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) Replication
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) iPhone
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (77.94%) Windows Server
3 45 (66.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (20.59%) Linux
5 12 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 11 (16.18%) Windows 10
7 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.88%) Debian
9 2 (2.94%) Android
9 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.47%) CentOS
10 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) Migration
2 9 (13.24%) ITIL
3 7 (10.29%) DevOps
4 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.88%) Document Management
5 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.41%) Build Automation
5 3 (4.41%) Change Control
5 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.41%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (4.41%) E-Discovery
5 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.41%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (2.94%) Decision-Making
6 2 (2.94%) IT Strategy
6 2 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (2.94%) Web Filtering
6 2 (2.94%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.71%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.41%) Python
4 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.41%) VBScript
5 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) MUMPS
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) VB
6 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.47%) VB6
6 1 (1.47%) VC++
6 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.24%) MCSE
3 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.82%) MCSA
4 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.35%) MCITP
6 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.41%) MCTS
7 3 (4.41%) RHCE
8 2 (2.94%) CCNP
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.94%) MCP
9 1 (1.47%) CCA
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.47%) NCSA
9 1 (1.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) GCP
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (63.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.65%) vSphere
4 11 (16.18%) XenApp
5 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
6 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (7.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
8 4 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (4.41%) Docker
10 2 (2.94%) VMware NSX
11 1 (1.47%) BitLocker
11 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (23.53%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) Ansible
2 7 (10.29%) Puppet
2 7 (10.29%) Terraform
3 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.88%) WSUS
4 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.41%) SCOM
5 2 (2.94%) vRealize
6 1 (1.47%) DameWare
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.47%) Nagios
6 1 (1.47%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.47%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.47%) SnapVault
6 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 32 (47.06%) VMware
3 19 (27.94%) Citrix
4 11 (16.18%) Cisco
5 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.88%) Dell
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.41%) Apple
6 3 (4.41%) iManage
6 3 (4.41%) Ivanti
6 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.94%) Altiris
7 2 (2.94%) Avaya
7 2 (2.94%) CommVault
7 2 (2.94%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (2.94%) Meraki
7 2 (2.94%) NetApp
7 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.94%) Reuters
7 2 (2.94%) Veeam