Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 171 148
Rank change year-on-year -15 -23 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 56 66 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 0.98% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.95% 4.98% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 47 73
City of London median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £151 £176 £219
90th Percentile £553 £500 £525
Central London median daily rate £383 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +2.00% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £175.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.57% +1300.00% -45.25%
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -87.14% +1300.00% -45.25%

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 1,418 1,325 1,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.48% 19.76% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,086 1,021 1,149
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £179 £213 £274
90th Percentile £650 £660 £626
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 48 31
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +3.54%
10th Percentile £13.40 £11.64 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.90 £28.25 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.89% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 38 (67.86%) Active Directory
4 33 (58.93%) VMware
5 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 31 (55.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 20 (35.71%) Citrix
9 18 (32.14%) Windows 10
10 17 (30.36%) Finance
11 14 (25.00%) SCCM
11 14 (25.00%) XenApp
11 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (23.21%) Office 365
12 13 (23.21%) XenDesktop
13 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
13 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
14 11 (19.64%) Cisco
14 11 (19.64%) Ivanti
15 10 (17.86%) DNS
15 10 (17.86%) Linux
15 10 (17.86%) ITIL
15 10 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 8 (14.29%) Firewall
16 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (14.29%) DHCP
16 8 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
16 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

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 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.93%) IIS
3 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) CMS
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) Drupal
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (3.57%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (23.21%) Office 365
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.14%) Mimecast
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.36%) G Suite
5 3 (5.36%) SaaS
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.79%) GitHub
7 1 (1.79%) IaaS
7 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.79%) PaaS
7 1 (1.79%) Route 53
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) DNS
2 8 (14.29%) DHCP
2 8 (14.29%) Firewall
3 7 (12.50%) VPN
4 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.93%) SAN
5 5 (8.93%) Skype
5 5 (8.93%) WAN
6 4 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (5.36%) NetScaler
7 3 (5.36%) WebEx
8 2 (3.57%) 3G
8 2 (3.57%) ADSL
8 2 (3.57%) Broadband
8 2 (3.57%) Internet
8 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.57%) VLAN
8 2 (3.57%) Wireless
9 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.57%) Power BI
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) AdminStudio
1 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.79%) Chocolatey
3 1 (1.79%) Gradle
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) International Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix Support
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) XMPP
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) JSON
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) LAMP
3 1 (1.79%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.36%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Handset
4 1 (1.79%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 31 (55.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (32.14%) Windows 10
5 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 10 (17.86%) Linux
7 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.14%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.79%) Unix
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Migration
2 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.93%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.36%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.36%) BCP
4 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.36%) Compliance Audit
4 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.36%) DevOps
4 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Management
4 3 (5.36%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (5.36%) Project Management
5 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.57%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
3 5 (8.93%) C
4 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.14%) VBScript
5 3 (5.36%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) VBA
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) MCSE
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) RHCE
6 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.00%) XenApp
4 13 (23.21%) XenDesktop
5 10 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 7 (12.50%) vSphere
8 4 (7.14%) Xen
9 3 (5.36%) DFS Replication
9 3 (5.36%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (3.57%) Docker
10 2 (3.57%) XenServer
11 1 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) SCOM
3 4 (7.14%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.36%) AirWatch
4 3 (5.36%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.36%) SafeCom
4 3 (5.36%) XenMobile
5 2 (3.57%) Nagios
5 2 (3.57%) Puppet
5 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.57%) WSUS
6 1 (1.79%) Ansible
6 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) VMware
2 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 20 (35.71%) Citrix
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco
4 11 (19.64%) Ivanti
5 7 (12.50%) McAfee
6 4 (7.14%) Apple
6 4 (7.14%) EMC
6 4 (7.14%) NetApp
7 3 (5.36%) Meraki
8 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.57%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.57%) Splunk
9 1 (1.79%) Adobe
9 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.79%) Sophos
9 1 (1.79%) Veritas