Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 201 181
Rank change year-on-year +55 -20 -32
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 42 54 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 0.79% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.34% 3.99% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 59
City of London median daily rate £350 £375 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.03% -23.29%
10th Percentile £116 £187 £160
90th Percentile £488 £544 £478
Central London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £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 787 1,353 1,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.75% 19.89% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 1,022 1,150
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £483
% change year-on-year -10.53% -1.55% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 49
City of London median hourly rate £16.95 £18.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.36% +24.67% -31.03%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.17 £29.00 £23.35
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.76 £17.15
% change year-on-year -0.29% +9.36% -9.74%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
4 23 (54.76%) VMware
5 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
6 18 (42.86%) Office 365
7 16 (38.10%) Windows 10
8 15 (35.71%) Azure
9 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 12 (28.57%) Citrix
10 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
11 9 (21.43%) XenApp
11 9 (21.43%) XenDesktop
11 9 (21.43%) NetScaler
11 9 (21.43%) Cisco
11 9 (21.43%) DNS
11 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 8 (19.05%) SQL
12 8 (19.05%) DHCP
12 8 (19.05%) Firewall
12 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (16.67%) Finance
13 7 (16.67%) HP
13 7 (16.67%) ITIL
14 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 6 (14.29%) SAN
14 6 (14.29%) Citrix Certification

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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Houdini
2 1 (2.38%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (42.86%) Office 365
2 15 (35.71%) Azure
3 6 (14.29%) Azure Stack
4 5 (11.90%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (11.90%) OneDrive
4 5 (11.90%) PaaS
5 3 (7.14%) AWS
6 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (4.76%) SaaS
7 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.38%) G Suite
7 1 (2.38%) IaaS
7 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
7 1 (2.38%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DNS
1 9 (21.43%) NetScaler
2 8 (19.05%) DHCP
2 8 (19.05%) Firewall
3 6 (14.29%) SAN
3 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.52%) LAN
5 3 (7.14%) Skype
5 3 (7.14%) VLAN
5 3 (7.14%) VoIP
5 3 (7.14%) WAN
6 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.38%) PBX
7 1 (2.38%) SMTP
7 1 (2.38%) VPLS
7 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Public Sector
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) Floorwalker
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) SAML
1 1 (2.38%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.38%) FlexPod
1 1 (2.38%) PKI
1 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
1 1 (2.38%) Replication
1 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 16 (38.10%) Windows 10
5 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.90%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) CentOS
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.38%) Unix
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Analytics
2 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (11.90%) Migration
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) High Availability
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCNA
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.52%) MCP
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCSA
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) CCA
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.43%) XenApp
3 9 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (14.29%) vSphere
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (2.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) XenMobile
3 3 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.38%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (2.38%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (2.38%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) SCSM
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (54.76%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Citrix
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco
5 7 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (11.90%) Symantec
7 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
7 4 (9.52%) Altiris
7 4 (9.52%) McAfee
8 3 (7.14%) SAP
9 2 (4.76%) Adobe
9 2 (4.76%) Apple
9 2 (4.76%) Dell
9 2 (4.76%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (4.76%) Ivanti
9 2 (4.76%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.38%) NVIDIA
10 1 (2.38%) Okta
10 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto