Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 69 82
Rank change year-on-year -31 +13 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 50 75 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.76% 2.42% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.96% 11.36% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 62 38
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £288 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -13.21% +18.30%
10th Percentile £222 £146 £263
90th Percentile £450 £388 £538
England median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% -47.32%
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.81 £11.55
90th Percentile £16.75 £24.25 £15.45
England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +15.15% -7.04% -13.63%

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 628 660 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.04% 21.34% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 395 326
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.39% +12.43%
10th Percentile £140 £180 £163
90th Percentile £500 £488 £569
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.07% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 68 63
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.34 £9.80
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.50 £23.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.68% +5.35% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -21 16 £275 -1.79% 6
Derbyshire +18 11 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire -15 11 £368 +13.08% 11
Northamptonshire -8 6 £250 -50.00% 5
Lincolnshire +10 4 £250 -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 31 (62.00%) Windows Server
4 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (38.00%) VMware
7 16 (32.00%) Hyper-V
8 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (28.00%) DNS
10 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
11 11 (22.00%) DHCP
11 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
11 11 (22.00%) Office 365
12 10 (20.00%) SCCM
12 10 (20.00%) Cisco
12 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (18.00%) LAN
13 9 (18.00%) Citrix
13 9 (18.00%) Migration
13 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
13 9 (18.00%) Windows 10
14 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (16.00%) HP
14 8 (16.00%) SQL
14 8 (16.00%) Wireless
15 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (12.00%) Firewall
16 6 (12.00%) Clustering

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 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Demantra
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (2.00%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Office 365
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) DNS
2 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.00%) DHCP
4 9 (18.00%) LAN
5 8 (16.00%) Wireless
6 6 (12.00%) Firewall
6 6 (12.00%) WAN
7 5 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (10.00%) SAN
8 4 (8.00%) NAS
9 3 (6.00%) Skype
10 2 (4.00%) DDNS
10 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
10 2 (4.00%) Kerberos
10 2 (4.00%) VPN
11 1 (2.00%) Network Security
11 1 (2.00%) VLAN
11 1 (2.00%) VoIP
11 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.00%) FishEye
2 1 (2.00%) Hudson
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Toad
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.00%) Back Office
1 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (12.00%) Analyst
1 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (8.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) EPoS Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (6.00%) IT Support
4 3 (6.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) ADSI
1 2 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) MDX
2 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.00%) WAP
2 1 (2.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.00%) Clustering
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) EPoS
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
3 3 (6.00%) Smartcard
4 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) FMCG
5 1 (2.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (62.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.00%) Windows 10
4 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Linux
8 1 (2.00%) CentOS
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Unix
8 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) ITIL
3 5 (10.00%) Change Management
3 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.00%) Information Governance
5 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.00%) Analytics
6 2 (4.00%) Change Control
6 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL V2
6 2 (4.00%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
4 1 (2.00%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
2 3 (6.00%) MCSE
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.00%) vSphere
5 2 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) SCOrch
3 3 (6.00%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.00%) Cisco
4 9 (18.00%) Citrix
5 8 (16.00%) HP
6 4 (8.00%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (8.00%) Dell
7 3 (6.00%) McAfee
8 2 (4.00%) Apple
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle
8 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.00%) arcserve
9 1 (2.00%) Aruba
9 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.00%) IBM
9 1 (2.00%) Lumension
9 1 (2.00%) Micro Focus
9 1 (2.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.00%) Symantec