Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 November 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 of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 134 107
Rank change year-on-year -2 -27 -39
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 71 81 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.41% 1.58% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.23% 7.19% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 50
East of England median daily rate £350 £260 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -19.07% -14.33%
10th Percentile £234 £125 £200
90th Percentile £457 £483 £438
England median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £33.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.40% +121.65% -49.12%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.00 £11.69
90th Percentile £19.80 £40.00 £27.38
England median hourly rate £22.36 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.63% +12.50% +8.11%

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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,357 1,126 1,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.03% 22.00% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 575 625
East of England median daily rate £400 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.80% +3.14% -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £158
90th Percentile £586 £550 £509
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 170 146
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.04% +7.58% -4.35%
10th Percentile £12.15 £12.44 £10.75
90th Percentile £44.95 £52.50 £42.50
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 of England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Hertfordshire -2 24 £325 +45.25% 7
Cambridgeshire +3 17 £350 +7.69% 11
Essex -18 16 £413 -2.94% 10
Bedfordshire +7 6 £438 +236.54% 4
Suffolk -3 6 £425 +93.18% 2
Norfolk +9 2 £251 +18.24%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (66.20%) Active Directory
3 46 (64.79%) Windows Server
4 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
4 38 (53.52%) VMware
5 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (36.62%) PowerShell
6 26 (36.62%) Office 365
7 23 (32.39%) DNS
8 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (25.35%) DHCP
10 16 (22.54%) Migration
11 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
11 15 (21.13%) Linux
12 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (18.31%) SQL
13 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
14 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 11 (15.49%) Cisco
15 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (15.49%) Windows 10
16 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
16 10 (14.08%) WSUS
16 10 (14.08%) Project Management
16 10 (14.08%) MCSA
17 9 (12.68%) Citrix
17 9 (12.68%) HP
17 9 (12.68%) Firewall

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.63%) Apache
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.82%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.82%) IIS
5 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.41%) Confluence
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) nginx
6 1 (1.41%) ThingWorx
6 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.41%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.41%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (1.41%) HipChat
2 1 (1.41%) SketchUp
2 1 (1.41%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.62%) Office 365
2 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.82%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.39%) DNS
2 18 (25.35%) DHCP
3 9 (12.68%) Firewall
4 8 (11.27%) Wireless
5 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (5.63%) FTP
6 4 (5.63%) HTTP
6 4 (5.63%) HTTPS
6 4 (5.63%) IP Telephony
6 4 (5.63%) LAN
6 4 (5.63%) SAN
7 3 (4.23%) VPN
7 3 (4.23%) WAN
8 2 (2.82%) Internet
8 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.82%) Skype
8 2 (2.82%) SSL
8 2 (2.82%) VoIP
9 1 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Back Office
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Administrator
4 6 (8.45%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.63%) Active Directory Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Exchange Migration Specialist
6 4 (5.63%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (5.63%) Migration Specialist
6 4 (5.63%) Office 365 Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Office 365 Specialist
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) LDAP
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
3 1 (1.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) PKI
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) Handset
5 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (64.79%) Windows Server
3 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (21.13%) Linux
6 11 (15.49%) Windows 10
7 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.23%) Unix
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.41%) CentOS
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Migration
2 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (14.08%) Project Management
4 8 (11.27%) ITIL
5 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.45%) Security Management
6 5 (7.04%) Identity Management
6 5 (7.04%) Scrum
6 5 (7.04%) Service Management
6 5 (7.04%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (5.63%) Change Management
7 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.63%) High Availability
7 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.23%) DevOps
8 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.82%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.31%) SQL
3 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.23%) Java
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.82%) VB
6 2 (2.82%) VBScript
7 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.08%) MCSA
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
3 5 (7.04%) MCSE
3 5 (7.04%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (5.63%) DBS Check
5 3 (4.23%) MCP
6 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (66.20%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.45%) Xen
5 5 (7.04%) XenApp
6 4 (5.63%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.63%) vSphere
7 2 (2.82%) KVM
8 1 (1.41%) Docker
8 1 (1.41%) Firmware
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.41%) Squid
8 1 (1.41%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) WSUS
2 6 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (5.63%) SCCM
4 2 (2.82%) Puppet
4 2 (2.82%) SCOM
5 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.41%) Packer
5 1 (1.41%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.41%) vMotion
5 1 (1.41%) vRealize
5 1 (1.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (1.41%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
1 38 (53.52%) VMware
2 11 (15.49%) Cisco
3 9 (12.68%) Citrix
3 9 (12.68%) HP
4 5 (7.04%) Dell
4 5 (7.04%) Splunk
5 4 (5.63%) CA
6 3 (4.23%) Aruba
6 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.82%) Apple
7 2 (2.82%) Sophos
8 1 (1.41%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (1.41%) BT
8 1 (1.41%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.41%) Juniper
8 1 (1.41%) Meraki
8 1 (1.41%) PTC
8 1 (1.41%) Rockwell