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 3 months to 29 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 of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 85 66
Rank change year-on-year -23 -19  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 31 48 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.32% 1.88% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.24% 7.70% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 49
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
10th Percentile £148 £165 £163
90th Percentile £475 £445 £444
England median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 16
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +107.79%  
10th Percentile £13.55 £20.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £18.85 £47.63 £34.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.81% -11.90%  

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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 592 623 822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.19% 24.35% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 785 987
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
10th Percentile £130 £138 £158
90th Percentile £575 £525 £444
England median daily rate £413 £400 £361
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 218 278
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -13.15%  
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.75 £8.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £41.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Cambridgeshire +10 10 £363 -3.33% 2
Hertfordshire -6 10 £450 +69.81% 3
Essex -15 8 £438 +9.37% 2
Bedfordshire -18 3 £155 -63.52% 1
Suffolk +15 2 £190 -66.95%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (84.06%) Windows Server
3 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
4 36 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (50.72%) VMware
6 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
6 26 (37.68%) DNS
7 23 (33.33%) ITIL
7 23 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 22 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (30.43%) DHCP
10 17 (24.64%) Firewall
11 16 (23.19%) SCCM
12 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
12 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
12 15 (21.74%) SAN
13 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
14 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (18.84%) Migration
15 12 (17.39%) Cisco
15 12 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
16 11 (15.94%) Office 365
16 11 (15.94%) Citrix
16 11 (15.94%) Linux
16 11 (15.94%) Project Management
17 10 (14.49%) SQL
17 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.80%) JBoss
3 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.45%) CMS
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Office 365
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.35%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.90%) SaaS
6 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.45%) IaaS
6 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) DNS
2 21 (30.43%) DHCP
3 17 (24.64%) Firewall
4 15 (21.74%) SAN
5 7 (10.14%) VPN
6 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.25%) LAN
7 5 (7.25%) WAN
8 4 (5.80%) Internet
8 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.35%) VLAN
10 2 (2.90%) MPLS
10 2 (2.90%) NAS
10 2 (2.90%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (2.90%) VoIP
10 2 (2.90%) Wireless
11 1 (1.45%) Intranet
11 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.45%) SMTP
11 1 (1.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MSI
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Banking
2 1 (1.45%) Billing
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Consultant
4 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) IT Support
6 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Server Support
7 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Java EE
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.45%) AS400
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) LPAR
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (84.06%) Windows Server
3 36 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (15.94%) Linux
7 9 (13.04%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
11 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
11 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.90%) Android
12 2 (2.90%) CentOS
12 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.45%) AIX
13 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Migration
3 11 (15.94%) Project Management
4 7 (10.14%) Defect Management
5 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.70%) Service Management
5 6 (8.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.25%) Data Security
6 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.80%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.80%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.49%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) MCITP
4 4 (5.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (5.80%) MCSA
4 4 (5.80%) MCSE
4 4 (5.80%) MCTS
5 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.90%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) CCSP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) GDPR
2 4 (5.80%) SLA
3 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.90%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.45%) GMP
System Software
1 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 22 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.25%) vSphere
6 3 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (4.35%) XenApp
7 2 (2.90%) Firmware
7 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.45%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) SCCM
2 6 (8.70%) SCOM
3 4 (5.80%) vCenter Server
3 4 (5.80%) WSUS
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (4.35%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.90%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.45%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) VMware
2 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.39%) Cisco
4 11 (15.94%) Citrix
5 8 (11.59%) Apple
6 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.25%) 3PAR
8 4 (5.80%) EMC
8 4 (5.80%) HP
8 4 (5.80%) McAfee
9 3 (4.35%) Dell
9 3 (4.35%) NetApp
10 2 (2.90%) Google
10 2 (2.90%) IBM
10 2 (2.90%) Lotus
10 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.90%) Symantec
11 1 (1.45%) Acronis
11 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.45%) Veeam
Maldon, Essex
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