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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
London / City of London
Rank 117 110 113
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 38 48 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.26% 1.44% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.57% 6.80% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 67
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.14 £20.00 £20.09
% change year-on-year -24.31% -0.46%  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 682 706 1136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 22.62% 21.23% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 553 875
Median daily rate £475 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% +3.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 35
Median hourly rate £14.15 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.27% +11.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.70 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (81.71%) Windows Server
3 56 (68.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (53.66%) Active Directory
5 38 (46.34%) VMware
6 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
7 35 (42.68%) Finance
8 30 (36.59%) PowerShell
9 27 (32.93%) Citrix
10 25 (30.49%) SCCM
11 20 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
12 19 (23.17%) Migration
13 18 (21.95%) Data Centre
14 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
15 16 (19.51%) XenApp
16 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (18.29%) MS Exchange
17 14 (17.07%) Firewall
17 14 (17.07%) DNS
17 14 (17.07%) DHCP
17 14 (17.07%) SAN
17 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
18 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (13.41%) Cisco
18 11 (13.41%) SQL
18 11 (13.41%) MCSE
19 10 (12.20%) ITIL
19 10 (12.20%) Windows 10

Windows Server 2012
Top Related 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 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 15 (18.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.98%) Office 365
3 7 (8.54%) GitHub
4 5 (6.10%) IaaS
5 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.88%) SaaS
6 3 (3.66%) PaaS
7 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) DHCP
1 14 (17.07%) DNS
1 14 (17.07%) Firewall
1 14 (17.07%) SAN
2 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.32%) NAS
4 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.44%) Skype
4 2 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (1.22%) Broadband
5 1 (1.22%) FTP
5 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.22%) LAN
5 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.22%) VPN
5 1 (1.22%) WAN
5 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.22%) Wireless
5 1 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Grunt
2 3 (3.66%) gulp
2 3 (3.66%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.66%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) Mocha
2 3 (3.66%) MSI
2 3 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.66%) webpack
3 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.44%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 35 (42.68%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Back Office
3 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Games
4 1 (1.22%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (10.98%) Architect
3 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Administrator
3 8 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (8.54%) Server Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.66%) IT Support
8 3 (3.66%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) HTML
3 3 (3.66%) Angular 2
3 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.66%) CSS
3 3 (3.66%) HTML5
3 3 (3.66%) LESS
3 3 (3.66%) Sass
4 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.44%) MSMQ
4 2 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.44%) WinForms
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Avro
5 1 (1.22%) JSON
5 1 (1.22%) Kafka
5 1 (1.22%) Node.js
5 1 (1.22%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.44%) Equities
4 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) CESG
5 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.22%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.22%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (81.71%) Windows Server
3 56 (68.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.20%) Windows 10
7 8 (9.76%) Linux
8 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (7.32%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.88%) Unix
10 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Migration
2 10 (12.20%) ITIL
3 7 (8.54%) DevOps
3 7 (8.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.10%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.88%) Application Discovery
5 4 (4.88%) E-Discovery
6 3 (3.66%) Analytics
6 3 (3.66%) Application Packaging
6 3 (3.66%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.66%) Front End Development
6 3 (3.66%) OO
6 3 (3.66%) Performance Management
6 3 (3.66%) Release Management
6 3 (3.66%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (3.66%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.66%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.41%) SQL
3 7 (8.54%) C#
4 4 (4.88%) VBScript
5 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.44%) C
7 1 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.41%) MCSE
3 6 (7.32%) CCNA
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.32%) MCSA
4 4 (4.88%) Degree
4 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.44%) MCITP
6 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) CCA
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCDST
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (19.51%) XenApp
4 8 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (9.76%) vSphere
5 7 (8.54%) VMware ESX
5 7 (8.54%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.66%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.22%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (30.49%) SCCM
2 9 (10.98%) SCOM
3 5 (6.10%) WSUS
4 3 (3.66%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.22%) Ansible
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.22%) Puppet
6 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.22%) SCSM
6 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.22%) Sysprep
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (46.34%) VMware
2 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (32.93%) Citrix
4 11 (13.41%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.10%) HP
6 5 (6.10%) Symantec
7 4 (4.88%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.88%) Altiris
7 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.66%) Brocade
8 3 (3.66%) Dell
8 3 (3.66%) NetApp
8 3 (3.66%) Splunk
9 2 (2.44%) AppSense
9 2 (2.44%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.44%) EMC
9 2 (2.44%) F5
9 2 (2.44%) LANDesk
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