Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 176 141
Rank change year-on-year -19 -35 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 61 68 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 1.05% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 5.09% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 51 83
City of London median daily rate £400 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £156 £140 £175
90th Percentile £519 £500 £525
Central London median daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £175.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.86% +1300.00% -45.25%
10th Percentile £18.65 £162.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £19.95 £187.50 £17.88
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £175.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -88.57% +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 1,470 1,337 1,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.73% 20.70% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,152 1,048 1,176
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 30 40
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £16.96 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.16% -10.75% +0.80%
10th Percentile £14.08 £12.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.50 £25.76 £24.33
Central London median hourly rate £19.63 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.14% -7.89% +1.60%

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 July 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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (75.41%) Windows Server
3 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
4 37 (60.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
6 34 (55.74%) VMware
7 26 (42.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (36.07%) PowerShell
9 20 (32.79%) Citrix
10 15 (24.59%) Cisco
10 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (22.95%) XenDesktop
11 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
12 13 (21.31%) Finance
12 13 (21.31%) SCCM
12 13 (21.31%) Ivanti
12 13 (21.31%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
13 12 (19.67%) XenApp
14 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
14 11 (18.03%) vSphere
14 11 (18.03%) DNS
15 10 (16.39%) ITIL
15 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
15 10 (16.39%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (14.75%) Office 365
16 9 (14.75%) Firewall
16 9 (14.75%) SQL
16 9 (14.75%) Linux

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 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.84%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (3.28%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.64%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (14.75%) Office 365
3 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.56%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.28%) IaaS
5 2 (3.28%) PaaS
5 2 (3.28%) Route 53
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Datadog
6 1 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.64%) G Suite
6 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) DNS
2 9 (14.75%) Firewall
3 7 (11.48%) DHCP
3 7 (11.48%) SAN
4 6 (9.84%) VPN
5 4 (6.56%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.92%) Skype
6 3 (4.92%) WAN
6 3 (4.92%) WebEx
7 2 (3.28%) 3G
7 2 (3.28%) ADSL
7 2 (3.28%) Broadband
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.28%) LAN
8 1 (1.64%) 4G
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.64%) NAS
8 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.28%) Power BI
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) AdminStudio
2 2 (3.28%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.64%) Chocolatey
3 1 (1.64%) MSI
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Law
5 2 (3.28%) International Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
1 15 (24.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Support Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.56%) Citrix Support
5 4 (6.56%) IT Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.92%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) XMPP
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) JSON
2 2 (3.28%) YAML
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.92%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.28%) Replication
3 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) Handset
4 1 (1.64%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (75.41%) Windows Server
3 37 (60.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
5 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.75%) Linux
7 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.56%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.64%) Android
9 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) Migration
3 5 (8.20%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
5 3 (4.92%) BCP
5 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.92%) E-Discovery
5 3 (4.92%) Investment Management
5 3 (4.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.28%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (3.28%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.28%) Data Extraction
6 2 (3.28%) Document Management
6 2 (3.28%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 5 (8.20%) C
3 5 (8.20%) VBScript
4 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.56%) Python
5 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.28%) VBA
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) MCSE
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.92%) RHCE
4 2 (3.28%) CCNP
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.28%) MCITP
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
2 26 (42.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (22.95%) XenDesktop
4 13 (21.31%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (19.67%) XenApp
6 11 (18.03%) vSphere
7 10 (16.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.92%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (4.92%) Xen
9 2 (3.28%) DFS Replication
9 2 (3.28%) Docker
9 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
9 2 (3.28%) VMware NSX
9 2 (3.28%) XenServer
10 1 (1.64%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) SCOM
3 3 (4.92%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.92%) SCOrch
3 3 (4.92%) WSUS
4 2 (3.28%) Ansible
4 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.28%) Perfmon
4 2 (3.28%) Puppet
4 2 (3.28%) SafeCom
4 2 (3.28%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.28%) Terraform
4 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.28%) vRealize
4 2 (3.28%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.64%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.64%) Nagios
5 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 34 (55.74%) VMware
3 20 (32.79%) Citrix
4 15 (24.59%) Cisco
5 13 (21.31%) Ivanti
6 7 (11.48%) McAfee
7 5 (8.20%) Apple
7 5 (8.20%) EMC
8 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.56%) Meraki
8 4 (6.56%) NetApp
9 3 (4.92%) Dell
9 3 (4.92%) HP
9 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.28%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.28%) Veeam
10 2 (3.28%) Veritas