Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 165 144
Rank change year-on-year -45 -21 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 45 81 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 1.15% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.34% 5.64% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 62 68
City of London median daily rate £388 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £206 £176 £263
90th Percentile £575 £534 £529
Central London median daily rate £381 £375 £407
% change year-on-year +1.67% -7.86% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 - £12.50

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 1,347 1,436 1,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.81% 20.35% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,017 1,129 1,051
City of London median daily rate £475 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £146 £243 £300
90th Percentile £638 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 54 25
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.67% -31.03% +10.13%
10th Percentile £13.40 £11.25 £13.10
90th Percentile £25.50 £26.98 £79.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.75 £18.85
% change year-on-year +18.73% -16.45% +4.72%

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 January 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 January 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
Moorgate - 1 £325 -
London Bridge - 1 £125 -
Windows Server 2012
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 31 (68.89%) Windows Server
4 25 (55.56%) VMware
5 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (28.89%) Office 365
8 13 (28.89%) Citrix
9 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (24.44%) Finance
10 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
11 10 (22.22%) Windows 10
11 10 (22.22%) DNS
12 9 (20.00%) ITIL
12 9 (20.00%) SQL
12 9 (20.00%) Firewall
12 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (17.78%) SCCM
13 8 (17.78%) LAN
13 8 (17.78%) DHCP
13 8 (17.78%) SAN
14 7 (15.56%) WAN
14 7 (15.56%) Migration
15 6 (13.33%) Linux
15 6 (13.33%) IIS
15 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003

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 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) Drupal
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (28.89%) Office 365
3 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.67%) IaaS
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (4.44%) G Suite
6 2 (4.44%) OneDrive
6 2 (4.44%) SaaS
7 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.22%) GitHub
7 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
7 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) DNS
2 9 (20.00%) Firewall
3 8 (17.78%) DHCP
3 8 (17.78%) LAN
3 8 (17.78%) SAN
4 7 (15.56%) WAN
5 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.89%) Skype
6 4 (8.89%) Wireless
7 3 (6.67%) HTTP
7 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
7 3 (6.67%) Network Security
7 3 (6.67%) VoIP
7 3 (6.67%) VPN
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.44%) Internet
8 2 (4.44%) MPLS
8 2 (4.44%) SSL
8 2 (4.44%) VLAN
9 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
1 2 (4.44%) MSI
2 1 (2.22%) Gradle
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Legal
5 2 (4.44%) Law
6 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.22%) International Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Support
5 2 (4.44%) Web Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) WPF
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) LAMP
3 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Windows Server
3 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.33%) Linux
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.67%) Unix
8 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.22%) Android
9 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.67%) Information Security
4 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.67%) Security Management
4 3 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.44%) DevOps
5 2 (4.44%) Email Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.44%) ISMS
5 2 (4.44%) Line Management
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.44%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) VBA
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 2 (4.44%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) VB
4 2 (4.44%) VB6
5 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) R
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.33%) XenApp
5 5 (11.11%) vSphere
6 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.44%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.22%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (2.22%) Docker
9 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.22%) Xen
9 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) SafeCom
4 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.22%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) VMware
2 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.89%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) Ivanti
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) HP
5 4 (8.89%) McAfee
6 2 (4.44%) Adobe
6 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.44%) EMC
6 2 (4.44%) F5
6 2 (4.44%) Google
6 2 (4.44%) Hitachi
6 2 (4.44%) iManage
6 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 2 (4.44%) Splunk
6 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) Intapp
7 1 (2.22%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.22%) Rackspace