Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 78 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 76 72 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.60% 2.40% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.98% 12.50% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 64 41
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £270 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -16.92% +6.56%
10th Percentile £248 £126 £225
90th Percentile £475 £400 £456
England median daily rate £340 £340 £340
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 18
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £10.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -46.25% -16.67%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% -4.76%

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 692 576 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.67% 19.19% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 334 317
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -12.16% +10.45%
10th Percentile £178 £135 £181
90th Percentile £525 £498 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 66 66
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £14.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.98% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £19.64 £52.50 £35.63
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £16.99
% change year-on-year +3.97% -0.90% +2.94%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +6 24 £289 +10.00% 5
Nottinghamshire -2 19 £350 +7.69% 4
Derbyshire +1 15 £400 +194.12% 1
Northamptonshire +4 10 £250 -21.26% 2
Lincolnshire +11 6 £255 -46.88% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (69.74%) Active Directory
3 49 (64.47%) Windows Server
4 48 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 40 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (38.16%) VMware
7 28 (36.84%) PowerShell
7 28 (36.84%) Hyper-V
8 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
10 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
11 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 17 (22.37%) Citrix
13 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (19.74%) Office 365
14 15 (19.74%) SCCM
14 15 (19.74%) DNS
14 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (19.74%) ITIL
15 14 (18.42%) Migration
15 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
17 11 (14.47%) SQL
17 11 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
18 10 (13.16%) MCSE
18 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (13.16%) SAN
18 10 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
18 10 (13.16%) Data Centre

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 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.84%) Skype for Business
4 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.58%) IIS
6 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SystmOne
2 2 (2.63%) Demantra
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Retail-J
3 1 (1.32%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (19.74%) Office 365
3 4 (5.26%) PaaS
4 3 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.63%) G Suite
5 2 (2.63%) Serverless
6 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 15 (19.74%) DNS
3 10 (13.16%) SAN
4 9 (11.84%) DHCP
5 8 (10.53%) LAN
5 8 (10.53%) Wireless
6 7 (9.21%) WAN
7 6 (7.89%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (6.58%) Firewall
8 5 (6.58%) Kerberos
8 5 (6.58%) NAS
9 4 (5.26%) Internet
9 4 (5.26%) IPsec
10 2 (2.63%) DDNS
10 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.63%) Skype
10 2 (2.63%) VPN
11 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
1 4 (5.26%) FishEye
1 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (5.26%) Subversion
1 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.32%) Hudson
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.32%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.32%) Toad
3 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Back Office
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (11.84%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Senior Technician
5 5 (6.58%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) EPoS Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) EPoS Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Systems Support
7 3 (3.95%) Active Directory Specialist
7 3 (3.95%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (3.95%) IT Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) LDAP
2 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) XML
2 2 (2.63%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.32%) ADSI
3 1 (1.32%) MDX
3 1 (1.32%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.21%) NHS
4 6 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (6.58%) PKI
5 5 (6.58%) Smartcard
6 4 (5.26%) Clustering
6 4 (5.26%) EPoS
6 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.95%) Life Science
8 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.32%) FMCG
8 1 (1.32%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.32%) iSeries
8 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (64.47%) Windows Server
3 40 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.89%) Linux
6 6 (7.89%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.26%) CentOS
7 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.63%) HPUX
8 2 (2.63%) Unix
9 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL
2 14 (18.42%) Migration
3 11 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (13.16%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.21%) Change Management
5 7 (9.21%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (7.89%) Data Protection
6 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.58%) Information Governance
7 5 (6.58%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.26%) DevOps
8 4 (5.26%) Project Management
8 4 (5.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.95%) Change Control
9 3 (3.95%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 4 (5.26%) VBScript
4 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) VBA
5 1 (1.32%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) MCSE
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.84%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.63%) MCSA
5 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) GDPR
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (69.74%) Active Directory
2 28 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) Jamf Pro
2 5 (6.58%) SCOrch
2 5 (6.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (38.16%) VMware
3 17 (22.37%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) HP
5 8 (10.53%) Cisco
6 7 (9.21%) Oracle
7 5 (6.58%) Dell
8 3 (3.95%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (3.95%) Novell
9 2 (2.63%) Google
9 2 (2.63%) McAfee
9 2 (2.63%) NetApp
9 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.32%) Apple
10 1 (1.32%) arcserve
10 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.32%) IBM
10 1 (1.32%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.32%) SAP
10 1 (1.32%) Symantec