Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 182 200
Rank change year-on-year +84 +18 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 18 47 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.00% 0.79% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.84% 4.21% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 49
Median daily rate £421 £372 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.39% -7.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £259 £125 £146
90th Percentile £524 £489 £565
Central London median daily rate £418 £350 £381
% change year-on-year +19.29% -8.20% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £20.00
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 - £22.50

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 308 1,116 1,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.11% 18.79% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 867 1,104
Median daily rate £475 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.06% +2.11%
10th Percentile £210 £192 £158
90th Percentile £646 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 34 72
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.98% +9.63% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20.75 £12.04 £13.10
90th Percentile £33.68 £49.32 £23.98
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.63% +8.41%

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2016
4 12 (66.67%) Finance
5 11 (61.11%) Azure
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
6 10 (55.56%) VMware
7 9 (50.00%) PaaS
7 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (50.00%) IaaS
8 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (44.44%) SaaS
9 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (38.89%) Banking
9 7 (38.89%) SAN
9 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 6 (33.33%) SCCM
10 6 (33.33%) AWS
10 6 (33.33%) Office 365
11 5 (27.78%) High Availability
11 5 (27.78%) Clustering
12 4 (22.22%) EMC
12 4 (22.22%) Oracle
12 4 (22.22%) LDAP
12 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
12 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing

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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Azure
2 9 (50.00%) IaaS
2 9 (50.00%) PaaS
3 8 (44.44%) SaaS
4 6 (33.33%) AWS
4 6 (33.33%) Office 365
5 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (22.22%) GCP
6 3 (16.67%) GitHub
7 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) Skype
4 2 (11.11%) SMTP
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.56%) Intranet
5 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Information Officer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Junior Applications Support
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Exchange Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Security Hardening
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) ITSM
5 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) UAG
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) Ansible
3 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 3 (16.67%) Terraform
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (11.11%) SCOM
4 2 (11.11%) WSUS
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (5.56%) Nagios
5 1 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) SaltStack
4 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.11%) Avaya
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
6 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
6 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec