Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 91 92
Rank change year-on-year +31 +1 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 85 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.82% 1.68% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.06% 9.96% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 22
East Midlands median daily rate £288 £325 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +27.45% -15.00%
10th Percentile £175 £128 £158
90th Percentile £382 £464 £382
England median daily rate £325 £340 £340
% change year-on-year -4.41% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -12.81% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.24 £15.38 £13.20
90th Percentile £28.00 £20.36 £21.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +23.81% +16.67% -28.00%

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 651 532 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.57% 16.85% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 316 267
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% - +1.54%
10th Percentile £175 £125 £163
90th Percentile £525 £494 £475
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 59 95
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +1.56% -5.19%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.74 £9.75
90th Percentile £30.00 £26.75 £22.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

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 17 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 January 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
Leicestershire +19 29 £273 +2.83% 6
Nottinghamshire +17 27 £350 +6.06% 16
Derbyshire -10 16 £320 +45.45% 12
Lincolnshire +8 9 £260 -45.83% 2
Northamptonshire +7 5 £164 -49.62% 8
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (68.24%) Active Directory
3 57 (67.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (58.82%) Windows Server
5 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
6 36 (42.35%) VMware
7 29 (34.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (28.24%) PowerShell
9 23 (27.06%) ITIL
10 22 (25.88%) Citrix
11 20 (23.53%) MS Exchange
11 20 (23.53%) Migration
12 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (21.18%) DNS
13 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
13 18 (21.18%) Hyper-V
14 17 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (18.82%) SCCM
15 16 (18.82%) Office 365
15 16 (18.82%) Cisco
16 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
16 15 (17.65%) MCSE
16 15 (17.65%) Windows 7
17 14 (16.47%) SAN
17 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (14.12%) Finance
18 12 (14.12%) Skype for Business
18 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
19 11 (12.94%) Linux
20 10 (11.76%) WAN

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 20 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (14.12%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.18%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.18%) Demantra
2 1 (1.18%) SnowdropKCS
2 1 (1.18%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (18.82%) Office 365
3 3 (3.53%) PaaS
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) G Suite
4 2 (2.35%) GitHub
5 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.18%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) DNS
2 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 14 (16.47%) SAN
4 10 (11.76%) DHCP
4 10 (11.76%) WAN
5 8 (9.41%) Firewall
5 8 (9.41%) LAN
5 8 (9.41%) LDAP
6 7 (8.24%) Internet
6 7 (8.24%) IPsec
6 7 (8.24%) Kerberos
6 7 (8.24%) NAS
7 6 (7.06%) VLAN
8 5 (5.88%) Skype
9 4 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.35%) 3G
11 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.35%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.35%) FishEye
2 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.35%) NuGet
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Banking
2 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Active Directory Specialist
5 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Administrator
6 5 (5.88%) Consultant
6 5 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
6 5 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Data Technician
7 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) .NET
1 2 (2.35%) XML
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
1 8 (9.41%) PKI
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (5.88%) NHS
4 4 (4.71%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.35%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.35%) Life Science
5 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.18%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (67.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 15 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (12.94%) Linux
7 9 (10.59%) Windows 10
8 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.53%) Unix
10 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.35%) Android
11 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.35%) CentOS
11 2 (2.35%) HPUX
12 1 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) ITIL
2 20 (23.53%) Migration
3 10 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.24%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.88%) DevOps
6 5 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.71%) Change Management
8 3 (3.53%) Change Control
8 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (2.35%) Data Management
9 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (2.35%) People Management
9 2 (2.35%) SDLC
9 2 (2.35%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (17.65%) MCSE
3 9 (10.59%) MCSA
4 8 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (8.24%) CCNA
5 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.71%) Degree
6 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.35%) CCNP
9 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) GDPR
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (68.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.18%) Hyper-V
3 17 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.06%) XenApp
5 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.35%) Docker
6 2 (2.35%) Firmware
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.35%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.53%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.53%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 36 (42.35%) VMware
3 22 (25.88%) Citrix
4 16 (18.82%) Cisco
5 5 (5.88%) HP
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle
6 4 (4.71%) Dell
6 4 (4.71%) NetApp
7 2 (2.35%) Apple
7 2 (2.35%) Google
7 2 (2.35%) Juniper
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.35%) SAP
8 1 (1.18%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.18%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) McAfee
8 1 (1.18%) Novell
8 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.18%) Sophos