Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 13 December 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 70 100
Rank change year-on-year -48 +30 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 26 83 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.97% 2.59% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.24% 12.08% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 38
East Midlands median daily rate £298 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.85% +30.00%
10th Percentile £152 £150 £150
90th Percentile £411 £350 £460
England median daily rate £375 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +15.38% -4.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.50 £16.75 £17.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.31% -3.94% -0.36%
10th Percentile £10.25 £12.55 £15.38
90th Percentile £10.75 £27.50 £20.36
England median hourly rate £28.72 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +19.65% +14.29% +13.51%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 613 687 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.79% 21.46% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 424 304
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £131 £176 £121
90th Percentile £538 £505 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 73 63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.73% +11.11% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.86 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.50 £29.90 £35.19
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Nottinghamshire -17 10 £281 -12.45% 10
Derbyshire +1 6 £235 -27.13% 2
Northamptonshire -6 5 £295 +122.64% 4
Leicestershire -19 3 £269 +1.42% 5
Lincolnshire -3 2 £250 -3.85% 2
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
3 21 (80.77%) Windows Server
4 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (57.69%) VMware
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
7 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
7 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) Office 365
8 8 (30.77%) SCCM
9 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
9 7 (26.92%) Migration
9 7 (26.92%) DNS
10 6 (23.08%) DHCP
10 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (19.23%) vSphere
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
11 5 (19.23%) Citrix
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 5 (19.23%) ITIL
12 4 (15.38%) Firewall
13 3 (11.54%) SAN
13 3 (11.54%) Apple
14 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
14 2 (7.69%) HP
14 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Site Server
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) Skype
6 1 (3.85%) VoIP
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) IT Support
3 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Server Support
3 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ADSI
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.85%) PKI
1 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
1 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server
3 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
5 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Line Management
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Email Migration
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) ITSM
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Server Patching
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (19.23%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) Apple
6 2 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.85%) Snow
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec