Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 113 180
Rank change year-on-year -29 +67 +28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 21 25 62
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 1.06% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.43% 6.02% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 42
10th Percentile £225 £256 £168
25th Percentile £311 £272 £314
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +28.13% -5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £538 £469 £488
90th Percentile £569 £486 £500
Central London median daily rate £490 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +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 387 415 1,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.29% 17.58% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 317 997
10th Percentile £258 £213 £168
25th Percentile £413 £353 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £514 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.16% - -5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £563 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 30
10th Percentile £13.73 £16.35 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.88 £19.88 £17.34
Median hourly rate £14.25 £27.18 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -47.56% +29.40% +12.30%
75th Percentile £19.00 £33.42 £22.64
90th Percentile £21.40 £36.32 £38.23
Central London median hourly rate £16.19 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -14.82% -9.52% +11.41%

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 29 July 2021.

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

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 29 July 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
Windows Server 2012
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2016
4 13 (61.90%) PowerShell
5 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 11 (52.38%) Azure
7 10 (47.62%) Citrix
8 9 (42.86%) XenApp
8 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
9 8 (38.10%) SCCM
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (33.33%) Cisco
10 7 (33.33%) Finance
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 7 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
11 6 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
11 6 (28.57%) VMware
11 6 (28.57%) SQL
11 6 (28.57%) ITIL
12 5 (23.81%) MCSE
12 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (23.81%) Migration
12 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
12 5 (23.81%) Architecture Roadmap
12 5 (23.81%) Project Delivery
13 4 (19.05%) High Availability
13 4 (19.05%) SCOM

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 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Azure
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (14.29%) AWS
3 3 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) IaaS
3 3 (14.29%) SaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
4 2 (9.52%) PaaS
4 2 (9.52%) ShareGate
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
5 1 (4.76%) Serverless
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.76%) FTP
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) SD-WAN
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Hudson
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) PyUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Social Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Server Support
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.76%) Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2016
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2019
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Architecture Roadmap
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Project Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) High Availability
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
8 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
8 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.76%) Release Management
8 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) PowerShell
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) XenApp
3 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (9.52%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
6 1 (4.76%) NFS
6 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.76%) vCloud
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Citrix
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
6 3 (14.29%) Avaya
6 3 (14.29%) EMC
6 3 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg
7 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.52%) Refinitiv
7 2 (9.52%) Symantec
8 1 (4.76%) CommVault
8 1 (4.76%) Draytek
8 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.76%) Informatica
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (4.76%) Polycom
8 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com