Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 194 177
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 67 61 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 0.86% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.12% 4.15% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 51
City of London median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £156 £156 £140
90th Percentile £500 £519 £500
Central London median daily rate £394 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
City of London median hourly rate - £19.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -88.86% +1300.00%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year - -88.57% +1300.00%

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 1,308 1,470 1,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.65% 20.73% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,003 1,152 1,048
City of London median daily rate £480 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £170 £213 £250
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 62 30
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.85 £16.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.41% +11.16% -10.75%
10th Percentile £12.04 £14.08 £12.73
90th Percentile £38.23 £23.50 £25.76
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.01% +12.14% -7.89%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 - 5 £345 -
Windows Server 2012
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (79.10%) Windows Server
3 45 (67.16%) Microsoft
4 39 (58.21%) Active Directory
5 30 (44.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (41.79%) Office 365
6 28 (41.79%) DNS
7 25 (37.31%) Finance
7 25 (37.31%) VMware
8 22 (32.84%) Windows 7
8 22 (32.84%) SCCM
9 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (31.34%) Windows 10
9 21 (31.34%) DHCP
10 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
10 19 (28.36%) PowerShell
11 17 (25.37%) Citrix
12 16 (23.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 14 (20.90%) Cisco
14 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
15 12 (17.91%) Migration
15 12 (17.91%) Firewall
15 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (17.91%) vSphere
16 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (14.93%) NetApp
17 10 (14.93%) Skype for Business
18 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
18 9 (13.43%) SAN
18 9 (13.43%) MSI

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 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (14.93%) Skype for Business
4 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.97%) IIS
5 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.49%) Confluence
7 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.49%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (41.79%) Office 365
2 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (7.46%) IaaS
5 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (5.97%) PaaS
6 3 (4.48%) SaaS
7 2 (2.99%) G Suite
7 2 (2.99%) Serverless
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.49%) Route 53
8 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) DNS
2 21 (31.34%) DHCP
3 12 (17.91%) Firewall
4 9 (13.43%) SAN
4 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
5 8 (11.94%) LAN
5 8 (11.94%) Skype
5 8 (11.94%) WAN
6 5 (7.46%) VPN
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.48%) PBX
8 3 (4.48%) VoIP
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.49%) Network Security
9 1 (1.49%) VLAN
9 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Law
4 3 (4.48%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Applications Packager
7 4 (5.97%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) IT Support
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) .NET
1 3 (4.48%) LDAP
2 2 (2.99%) Ajax
2 2 (2.99%) RESTful
3 1 (1.49%) JSON
3 1 (1.49%) WPF
3 1 (1.49%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.96%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) User Experience
3 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) iPhone
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (79.10%) Windows Server
3 30 (44.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (32.84%) Windows 7
5 21 (31.34%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.97%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (4.48%) Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.49%) Android
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (17.91%) Migration
3 7 (10.45%) Application Packaging
3 7 (10.45%) ITIL
4 6 (8.96%) CRM
5 5 (7.46%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (5.97%) Application Discovery
6 4 (5.97%) Change Management
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Server Building
6 4 (5.97%) Server Management
6 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.48%) Information Security
7 3 (4.48%) Information Security Management
7 3 (4.48%) ISMS
7 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.48%) Security Management
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.45%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.49%) VB6
5 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.48%) MCITP
2 3 (4.48%) MCSE
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) CCNP
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.99%) MCP
3 2 (2.99%) MCTS
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 39 (58.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.91%) vSphere
3 9 (13.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.94%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.97%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (4.48%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (4.48%) XenApp
7 2 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.49%) Docker
8 1 (1.49%) NFS
8 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (32.84%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (4.48%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.99%) SCOM
4 2 (2.99%) vMotion
4 2 (2.99%) WSUS
5 1 (1.49%) Ansible
5 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.49%) Puppet
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (67.16%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.31%) VMware
3 17 (25.37%) Citrix
4 14 (20.90%) Cisco
5 10 (14.93%) NetApp
6 6 (8.96%) HP
7 5 (7.46%) iManage
8 4 (5.97%) 3PAR
8 4 (5.97%) Meraki
9 3 (4.48%) Brocade
9 3 (4.48%) Ivanti
9 3 (4.48%) Sony
9 3 (4.48%) Sophos
9 3 (4.48%) Symantec
9 3 (4.48%) Veeam
10 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.99%) Veritas
11 1 (1.49%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (1.49%) Google
11 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds