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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / East Midlands
Rank 64 64 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 36 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.45% 2.04% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.00% 10.34% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 16
Median daily rate £253 £314 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.52% -1.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £398 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +6.15% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £10.75 £15.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.33% -37.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 277 319 378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.87% 19.74% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 151 178
Median daily rate £310 £325 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% -6.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 44
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +3 14 £150 -54.71% 1
Leicestershire +1 9 £253 -12.93% 5
Northamptonshire +4 6 £315 -3.07% 2
Nottinghamshire 0 5 £325 +18.18% 4
Lincolnshire -9 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) Windows Server
3 36 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
5 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
6 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
7 27 (43.55%) DNS
7 27 (43.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (33.87%) SCCM
10 20 (32.26%) Windows 7
11 19 (30.65%) Linux
12 17 (27.42%) DHCP
12 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
12 17 (27.42%) VMware
12 17 (27.42%) Hyper-V
13 16 (25.81%) Intel Security
14 15 (24.19%) HP
15 13 (20.97%) Dell
15 13 (20.97%) Citrix
15 13 (20.97%) LAN
15 13 (20.97%) Unix
15 13 (20.97%) SQL
15 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (20.97%) Windows 10
16 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
16 12 (19.35%) Cisco
16 12 (19.35%) Finance
16 12 (19.35%) Manufacturing

Windows Server 2012
Top Related 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 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.52%) IIS
2 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 4 (6.45%) MS Project
3 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle 11i
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (11.29%) Demantra
2 7 (11.29%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Office 365
2 4 (6.45%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (43.55%) DNS
2 17 (27.42%) DHCP
2 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
3 13 (20.97%) LAN
4 11 (17.74%) Remote Desktop
4 11 (17.74%) Wireless
5 8 (12.90%) SAN
6 7 (11.29%) Firewall
7 5 (8.06%) Kerberos
7 5 (8.06%) LDAP
7 5 (8.06%) WAN
8 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.23%) VoIP
10 1 (1.61%) ADSL
10 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.61%) MPLS
10 1 (1.61%) VLAN
10 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 22 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (6.45%) DTS
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.45%) Star Schema
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.45%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
1 12 (19.35%) Manufacturing
1 12 (19.35%) Retail
2 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Publishing
4 3 (4.84%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Support Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Applications Support
3 10 (16.13%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Server Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Development Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Development Support Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) EPoS Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) XML
3 5 (8.06%) ADSI
4 2 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
1 8 (12.90%) EPoS
2 5 (8.06%) Clustering
2 5 (8.06%) PKI
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) Windows Server
3 36 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (43.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (32.26%) Windows 7
6 19 (30.65%) Linux
7 13 (20.97%) Unix
7 13 (20.97%) Windows 10
8 11 (17.74%) HPUX
9 4 (6.45%) Android
10 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
11 2 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.29%) ITIL
1 7 (11.29%) Workflow
2 6 (9.68%) Change Control
3 5 (8.06%) Application Packaging
3 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.06%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 5 (8.06%) QMS
4 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.45%) Document Management
4 4 (6.45%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (4.84%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (1.61%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.61%) Dependency Management
7 1 (1.61%) People Management
7 1 (1.61%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) PL/SQL
2 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
3 9 (14.52%) VBScript
4 5 (8.06%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.45%) Java
5 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) MCP
3 4 (6.45%) MCSE
4 3 (4.84%) CCNA
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.42%) Hyper-V
3 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.90%) XenApp
5 6 (9.68%) XenDesktop
6 5 (8.06%) BitLocker
7 3 (4.84%) vSphere
8 2 (3.23%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (33.87%) SCCM
2 6 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (8.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.84%) SCOM
5 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) MIIS
6 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.61%) WSUS
6 1 (1.61%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.42%) VMware
3 16 (25.81%) Intel Security
4 15 (24.19%) HP
5 13 (20.97%) Citrix
5 13 (20.97%) Dell
6 12 (19.35%) Cisco
7 11 (17.74%) Oracle
8 6 (9.68%) BMC
8 6 (9.68%) Sun
9 5 (8.06%) Symantec
10 3 (4.84%) Apple
11 2 (3.23%) EqualLogic
11 2 (3.23%) Meraki
11 2 (3.23%) NetApp
11 2 (3.23%) Sophos
11 2 (3.23%) Veeam
12 1 (1.61%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
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Oscar
Rate: £70 - £120 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £250 - 280 per day
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Rate: £350 per day
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