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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 76 61
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 33 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.15% 1.42% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.94% 7.69% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 22
Median daily rate £253 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.66% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £310 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £340
% change year-on-year -4.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.93% +2.38%  

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 332 286 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 21.59% 18.49% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 157 163
Median daily rate £338 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +24.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £615 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.60 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 27 June 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
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 27 June 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
Leicestershire +8 23 £253 -32.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 8 £223 -49.14% 2
Lincolnshire -6 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire -1 1 £120 -63.77% 2
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (70.42%) Windows Server
3 38 (53.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
5 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
6 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
7 27 (38.03%) DNS
8 26 (36.62%) SCCM
9 23 (32.39%) PowerShell
9 23 (32.39%) Hyper-V
10 22 (30.99%) VMware
11 21 (29.58%) DHCP
11 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (25.35%) HP
12 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
12 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (23.94%) LAN
14 15 (21.13%) Linux
14 15 (21.13%) IIS
14 15 (21.13%) Cisco
14 15 (21.13%) Dell
14 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
15 14 (19.72%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (19.72%) VBScript
16 13 (18.31%) EPoS
16 13 (18.31%) SAN
16 13 (18.31%) Wireless
16 13 (18.31%) Office 365
17 12 (16.90%) Citrix
17 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange

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 15 (21.13%) IIS
2 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.41%) nginx
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.23%) Demantra
2 3 (4.23%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Office 365
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.03%) DNS
2 21 (29.58%) DHCP
3 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
4 17 (23.94%) LAN
5 14 (19.72%) Remote Desktop
6 13 (18.31%) SAN
6 13 (18.31%) Wireless
7 6 (8.45%) Firewall
8 5 (7.04%) Kerberos
8 5 (7.04%) LDAP
8 5 (7.04%) WAN
9 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.41%) ADSL
10 1 (1.41%) Internet
10 1 (1.41%) MPLS
10 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.41%) VLAN
10 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
2 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (9.86%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (14.08%) Retail
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 7 (9.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.63%) Back Office
4 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) EPoS Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.23%) SCCM Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
1 5 (7.04%) ADSI
2 3 (4.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) EPoS
2 6 (8.45%) Clustering
3 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.04%) PKI
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (70.42%) Windows Server
3 38 (53.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (21.13%) Linux
5 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
6 10 (14.08%) Windows 10
7 7 (9.86%) HPUX
7 7 (9.86%) Unix
8 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.23%) Android
11 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.41%) VMS
12 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Migration
3 7 (9.86%) Project Management
4 5 (7.04%) Service Management
5 4 (5.63%) Change Control
5 4 (5.63%) Change Management
5 4 (5.63%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (5.63%) Line Management
5 4 (5.63%) Presales
6 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.23%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (4.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.23%) QMS
6 3 (4.23%) Workflow
7 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.82%) High Availability
7 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.82%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.82%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.72%) VBScript
3 10 (14.08%) SQL
4 7 (9.86%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.45%) CCNA
2 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.23%) CCNP
3 3 (4.23%) MCP
3 3 (4.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
2 23 (32.39%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.04%) XenApp
5 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.23%) vSphere
7 2 (2.82%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (36.62%) SCCM
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (7.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (7.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.63%) SCOM
5 3 (4.23%) WSUS
6 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.41%) Consul
7 1 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.41%) MIIS
7 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.99%) VMware
3 18 (25.35%) HP
4 15 (21.13%) Cisco
4 15 (21.13%) Dell
5 12 (16.90%) Citrix
6 7 (9.86%) McAfee
6 7 (9.86%) NetApp
6 7 (9.86%) Oracle
7 5 (7.04%) Symantec
8 3 (4.23%) Sun
9 2 (2.82%) BMC
9 2 (2.82%) IBM
9 2 (2.82%) Polycom
9 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.41%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.41%) Meraki
10 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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