Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 177 153
Rank change year-on-year -26 -24 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 49 77 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 1.08% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.36% 5.37% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 55 66
City of London median daily rate £413 £350 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -16.91% +5.31%
10th Percentile £198 £176 £284
90th Percentile £575 £500 £525
Central London median daily rate £400 £350 £402
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.83% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 - £12.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 - £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 1,459 1,433 1,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.87% 20.12% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,114 1,134 1,121
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +7.56%
10th Percentile £156 £225 £275
90th Percentile £638 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 48 31
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.73% -17.11% -1.30%
10th Percentile £13.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.14 £26.28 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% -2.78%

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 November 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

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 November 2018. 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 -
Windows Server 2012
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Active Directory
2 34 (69.39%) Windows Server
3 32 (65.31%) VMware
4 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
5 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
8 16 (32.65%) Citrix
9 15 (30.61%) Office 365
9 15 (30.61%) Windows 10
10 14 (28.57%) Finance
11 13 (26.53%) SCCM
12 12 (24.49%) XenApp
12 12 (24.49%) ITIL
13 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
13 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (20.41%) Ivanti
15 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (18.37%) SQL
15 9 (18.37%) DNS
16 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
16 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
16 8 (16.33%) Cisco
16 8 (16.33%) Migration
16 8 (16.33%) vSphere
16 8 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
16 8 (16.33%) XenDesktop
16 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V

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 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) IIS
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.24%) Skype for Business
4 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.12%) Apache
5 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.08%) CMS
6 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.04%) Drupal
7 1 (2.04%) nginx
7 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (4.08%) ReMetrica
2 1 (2.04%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (30.61%) Office 365
3 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.12%) Mimecast
4 3 (6.12%) OneDrive
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.08%) G Suite
5 2 (4.08%) IaaS
5 2 (4.08%) SaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.04%) GitHub
6 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) DNS
2 7 (14.29%) DHCP
3 6 (12.24%) Firewall
3 6 (12.24%) SAN
3 6 (12.24%) Skype
3 6 (12.24%) WAN
4 5 (10.20%) LAN
4 5 (10.20%) VPN
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) HTTP
6 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
6 3 (6.12%) Wireless
7 2 (4.08%) Internet
7 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.08%) Network Security
7 2 (4.08%) VLAN
7 2 (4.08%) VoIP
7 2 (4.08%) WebEx
8 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.04%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) AdminStudio
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Gradle
2 1 (2.04%) Maven
2 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.08%) International Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) XMPP
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) JSON
3 1 (2.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) EMC VNX
2 2 (4.08%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.04%) Handset
3 1 (2.04%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
3 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Windows Server
3 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (30.61%) Windows 10
5 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.29%) Linux
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
8 3 (6.12%) Unix
9 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (16.33%) Migration
4 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.12%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (6.12%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (6.12%) Project Management
5 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.08%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (4.08%) BCP
6 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps
6 2 (4.08%) Email Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.08%) Line Management
6 2 (4.08%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.08%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) C
4 3 (6.12%) Perl
4 3 (6.12%) Python
4 3 (6.12%) VBA
5 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCSE
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (69.39%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (24.49%) XenApp
4 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (16.33%) vSphere
4 8 (16.33%) XenDesktop
5 6 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.12%) DFS Replication
6 3 (6.12%) Xen
7 2 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.04%) Docker
8 1 (2.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) SCCM
2 8 (16.33%) SCOM
3 4 (8.16%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (8.16%) SCOrch
4 3 (6.12%) SafeCom
4 3 (6.12%) XenMobile
5 2 (4.08%) AirWatch
5 2 (4.08%) Nagios
5 2 (4.08%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.08%) WSUS
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.04%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.04%) Puppet
6 1 (2.04%) Rancher
6 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) VMware
2 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.65%) Citrix
4 10 (20.41%) Ivanti
5 8 (16.33%) Cisco
6 7 (14.29%) McAfee
7 6 (12.24%) HP
8 4 (8.16%) EMC
8 4 (8.16%) NetApp
9 3 (6.12%) Apple
9 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.08%) F5
10 2 (4.08%) Hitachi
10 2 (4.08%) iManage
10 2 (4.08%) Splunk
10 2 (4.08%) Symantec
11 1 (2.04%) Intapp
11 1 (2.04%) LogicMonitor
11 1 (2.04%) Veritas