Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 141 91
Rank change year-on-year +31 -50 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 86 65 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.82% 1.40% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.92% 5.86% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 65
East of England median daily rate £295 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.62% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £201 £154 £169
90th Percentile £459 £477 £438
England median daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +3.70% -0.74% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
East of England median hourly rate £35.75 £16.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.44% -60.00% +102.53%
10th Percentile £17.28 £13.00 £12.54
90th Percentile £56.25 £19.50 £155.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +15.63% -17.95% -5.11%

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 1,086 1,110 1,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.99% 23.93% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 577 648
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £135 £143 £154
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 145 177
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.40 £12.75
90th Percentile £45.75 £47.50 £42.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.64 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.17% +0.85% +2.10%

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 17 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 July 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 +20 43 £260 -37.91% 17
Cambridgeshire -12 15 £305 +1.67% 4
Essex +13 14 £450 +5.88% 4
Suffolk -9 5 £425 +88.89% 2
Norfolk +13 4 £225 -
Bedfordshire +1 4 £295 +90.32%
East Anglia - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (66.28%) Windows Server
3 53 (61.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (60.47%) Active Directory
5 50 (58.14%) VMware
6 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
7 33 (38.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (32.56%) PowerShell
9 20 (23.26%) DHCP
9 20 (23.26%) Office 365
10 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (22.09%) ITIL
10 19 (22.09%) DNS
10 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (20.93%) Change Management
12 16 (18.60%) Service Management
12 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (18.60%) Load Balancing
13 15 (17.44%) WSUS
13 15 (17.44%) SSL
14 14 (16.28%) Migration
14 14 (16.28%) Squid
14 14 (16.28%) Data Centre
15 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
15 12 (13.95%) MCSA
15 12 (13.95%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
16 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
16 11 (12.79%) SCCM
17 10 (11.63%) Windows 10

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 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.81%) Apache
4 5 (5.81%) IIS
4 5 (5.81%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.65%) ThingWorx
6 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.65%) Windchill
3 3 (3.49%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.16%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.16%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (1.16%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.26%) Office 365
2 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (13.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) DHCP
2 19 (22.09%) DNS
3 15 (17.44%) SSL
4 7 (8.14%) Firewall
5 6 (6.98%) Wireless
6 5 (5.81%) Internet
6 5 (5.81%) Skype
6 5 (5.81%) VPN
7 4 (4.65%) Kerberos
7 4 (4.65%) SAN
7 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.49%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.33%) LAN
9 2 (2.33%) VLAN
10 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.16%) Network Security
10 1 (1.16%) SMTP
10 1 (1.16%) VoIP
10 1 (1.16%) WAN
10 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.16%) MSI
1 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Back Office
3 1 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Analyst
2 16 (18.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) Operations Analyst
4 14 (16.28%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 13 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Support Engineer
7 11 (12.79%) Web Analyst
7 11 (12.79%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (9.30%) Server Engineer
11 7 (8.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (8.14%) Email Analyst
11 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 7 (8.14%) Operational Support Analyst
11 7 (8.14%) Operations Support Analyst
12 6 (6.98%) Server Analyst
12 6 (6.98%) Web Applications Analyst
12 6 (6.98%) Web Support Analyst
12 6 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) Middleware
2 4 (4.65%) ADSI
2 4 (4.65%) LDAP
3 2 (2.33%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.16%) .NET
4 1 (1.16%) CSS
4 1 (1.16%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) LINQ
4 1 (1.16%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.30%) Clustering
3 5 (5.81%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.81%) PKI
4 4 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.33%) iPhone
6 2 (2.33%) NHS
7 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.16%) Replication
7 1 (1.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (66.28%) Windows Server
3 53 (61.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.63%) Windows 10
6 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.14%) Linux
8 5 (5.81%) Unix
9 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) ITIL
2 18 (20.93%) Change Management
3 16 (18.60%) Load Balancing
3 16 (18.60%) Service Management
4 14 (16.28%) Migration
5 6 (6.98%) Security Management
6 5 (5.81%) Validation
7 4 (4.65%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.65%) Project Governance
8 3 (3.49%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.49%) High Availability
9 2 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.33%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (2.33%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (2.33%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.16%) Disk Encryption
10 1 (1.16%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (1.16%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.47%) SQL
3 7 (8.14%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.95%) MCSA
2 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.63%) MCSE
5 6 (6.98%) Degree
6 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 52 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 33 (38.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.28%) Squid
4 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.98%) Xen
6 5 (5.81%) XenApp
7 3 (3.49%) vSphere
8 1 (1.16%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) WSUS
2 11 (12.79%) SCCM
3 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.49%) SCOM
6 2 (2.33%) Control-M
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.16%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (1.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (58.14%) VMware
2 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.63%) Cisco
3 10 (11.63%) Citrix
4 7 (8.14%) HP
5 6 (6.98%) Dell
6 5 (5.81%) 3PAR
6 5 (5.81%) Splunk
7 4 (4.65%) Apple
7 4 (4.65%) Aruba
7 4 (4.65%) McAfee
7 4 (4.65%) PTC
7 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.33%) IBM
8 2 (2.33%) Lumension
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle
8 2 (2.33%) SAP
9 1 (1.16%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (1.16%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.16%) Meraki