Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 74 105
Rank change year-on-year -41 +31 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 32 75 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.17% 2.44% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.38% 11.61% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 58 31
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -23.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £201 £145 £263
90th Percentile £538 £363 £538
England median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +21.82% -38.89%
10th Percentile £11.05 £14.30 £11.63
90th Percentile £16.75 £26.55 £14.88
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.36% +3.47% -2.56%

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 595 646 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.68% 20.98% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 389 312
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.40% +16.92%
10th Percentile £130 £187 £151
90th Percentile £525 £500 £574
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 78 62
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.35 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +6.30% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.21 £10.19 £10.00
90th Percentile £25.88 £43.25 £23.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 October 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 17 October 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
Nottinghamshire +4 11 £315 -10.00% 7
Derbyshire +8 6 £370 +14.73% 3
Northamptonshire -13 6 £295 +122.64% 4
Leicestershire -25 6 £283 -1.74% 9
Lincolnshire -1 2 £250 -18.03% 2
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
3 24 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (53.13%) VMware
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
7 9 (28.13%) Office 365
7 9 (28.13%) Windows 10
7 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (25.00%) Migration
8 8 (25.00%) SCCM
9 7 (21.88%) Cisco
9 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
9 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
9 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
11 5 (15.63%) ITIL
11 5 (15.63%) DNS
11 5 (15.63%) Firewall
12 4 (12.50%) SAN
12 4 (12.50%) DHCP
12 4 (12.50%) Citrix
12 4 (12.50%) WAN
12 4 (12.50%) LAN
12 4 (12.50%) vSphere
12 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Office 365
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) Skype
5 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.13%) MS Access
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.13%) FishEye
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) ADSI
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
1 1 (3.13%) WAP
1 1 (3.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) Windows 10
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Linux
8 1 (3.13%) CentOS
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Unix
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Line Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Email Migration
5 1 (3.13%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
1 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) DBS Check
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.13%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) VMware
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Apple
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.13%) Aruba
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Lumension
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.13%) Snow
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds