Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 112 102
Rank change year-on-year +40 -10 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 80 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.51% 1.24% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 7.56% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 31 19
East Midlands median daily rate £288 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +30.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £171 £263 £161
90th Percentile £359 £500 £348
England median daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year -7.14% +5.66% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £17.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.36% -27.08%
10th Percentile £14.36 £15.38 £13.75
90th Percentile £28.00 £20.36 £26.65
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +8.11% -26.00%

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 680 542 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.30% 16.35% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 311 284
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +8.07% +6.77%
10th Percentile £186 £133 £210
90th Percentile £500 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 68 106
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.58 £21.80 £19.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +21 34 £284 -18.93% 2
Nottinghamshire +24 26 £319 -16.94% 5
Derbyshire -6 13 £323 -24.12%
Lincolnshire +7 12 £260 -
Northamptonshire +3 2 £133 -59.23% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 43 (53.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (53.75%) Windows Server
4 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (35.00%) VMware
6 24 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 22 (27.50%) DNS
8 20 (25.00%) SAN
9 18 (22.50%) SCCM
10 17 (21.25%) Cisco
10 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
10 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 16 (20.00%) Office 365
11 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (18.75%) Citrix
12 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
12 15 (18.75%) ITIL
13 14 (17.50%) Migration
13 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
13 14 (17.50%) DHCP
13 14 (17.50%) Windows 7
14 12 (15.00%) LAN
14 12 (15.00%) Linux
14 12 (15.00%) MCSE
15 10 (12.50%) NetApp
15 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (12.50%) Windows 10
16 9 (11.25%) CCNA

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 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.75%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.25%) IIS
4 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.50%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.50%) GitHub
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.50%) DNS
2 20 (25.00%) SAN
3 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 14 (17.50%) DHCP
5 12 (15.00%) LAN
6 9 (11.25%) WAN
7 7 (8.75%) Firewall
7 7 (8.75%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (7.50%) LDAP
8 6 (7.50%) NAS
8 6 (7.50%) VLAN
9 5 (6.25%) Internet
9 5 (6.25%) IPsec
9 5 (6.25%) Kerberos
9 5 (6.25%) Skype
9 5 (6.25%) Wireless
10 4 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.50%) 3G
11 2 (2.50%) VPN
12 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.50%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.50%) NuGet
3 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Electronics
2 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.25%) Marketing
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
2 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Wintel Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Active Directory Specialist
5 6 (7.50%) Consultant
5 6 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
7 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Data Technician
7 4 (5.00%) EPoS Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.50%) PKI
2 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.00%) EPoS
3 4 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.25%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (53.75%) Windows Server
2 43 (53.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 12 (15.00%) Linux
5 10 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.50%) Android
10 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.50%) Unix
11 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Migration
3 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.75%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (5.00%) DevOps
7 3 (3.75%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (3.75%) Line Management
7 3 (3.75%) Presales
7 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.75%) Project Management
7 3 (3.75%) Service Management
8 2 (2.50%) Break/Fix
8 2 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.50%) Digital Transformation Strategy
8 2 (2.50%) People Management
8 2 (2.50%) SDLC
8 2 (2.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.00%) MCSE
3 9 (11.25%) CCNA
3 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (10.00%) MCSA
5 5 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.00%) CCNP
6 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.25%) XenApp
5 2 (2.50%) Docker
5 2 (2.50%) Firmware
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.25%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) SCCM
2 5 (6.25%) AirWatch
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.00%) VMware
3 17 (21.25%) Cisco
4 15 (18.75%) Citrix
5 10 (12.50%) NetApp
6 9 (11.25%) HP
7 8 (10.00%) Dell
8 3 (3.75%) SAP
9 2 (2.50%) Apple
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle
10 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.25%) IBM
10 1 (1.25%) Juniper
10 1 (1.25%) McAfee
10 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.25%) Sophos