Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 110 73
Rank change year-on-year -23 -37 +37
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 80 86 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.55% 1.76% 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.12% 7.29% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 84
East of England median daily rate £260 £321 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.07% -15.46% +38.18%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £171
90th Percentile £488 £438 £467
England median daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year -7.14% +5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 25
East of England median hourly rate £33.25 £15.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.65% -49.15% +14.51%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.33 £45.25
England median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +16.25% +8.11% -26.00%

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 1124 1180 1389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.78% 24.21% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 623 668
East of England median daily rate £358 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.14% - -
10th Percentile £130 £158 £146
90th Percentile £550 £514 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 149 251
East of England median hourly rate £19.64 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.02% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £12.05 £10.73 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.75 £43.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%

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 23 November 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
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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -1 26 £305 +1.67% 4
Hertfordshire -12 20 £224 -18.64% 2
Essex -16 18 £425 +13.33% 2
Bedfordshire -12 13 £130 -64.38% 1
Suffolk +12 5 £220 -29.60%
Norfolk -11 1 £213 -29.17% 2
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (72.50%) Windows Server
3 48 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 41 (51.25%) VMware
6 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 25 (31.25%) SAN
8 19 (23.75%) Hyper-V
9 18 (22.50%) Windows 7
10 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (21.25%) Citrix
10 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
11 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (20.00%) Linux
11 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 15 (18.75%) ITIL
12 15 (18.75%) DHCP
12 15 (18.75%) Cisco
12 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (17.50%) XenApp
13 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
14 13 (16.25%) DNS
14 13 (16.25%) LAN
14 13 (16.25%) WAN
14 13 (16.25%) HP
14 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
14 13 (16.25%) vSphere
14 13 (16.25%) Data Centre
15 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared

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 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (2.50%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.25%) Liferay
6 1 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.25%) Site Server
6 1 (1.25%) ThingWorx
6 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) G Suite
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.50%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.25%) SAN
2 15 (18.75%) DHCP
3 13 (16.25%) DNS
3 13 (16.25%) LAN
3 13 (16.25%) WAN
4 9 (11.25%) Firewall
4 9 (11.25%) Wireless
5 8 (10.00%) VoIP
5 8 (10.00%) VPN
6 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.75%) Internet
8 3 (3.75%) VLAN
9 2 (2.50%) FTP
9 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.50%) MPLS
9 2 (2.50%) SMTP
9 2 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.50%) MSI
2 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) French Language
2 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.25%) Military
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.00%) Server Support
7 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 7 (8.75%) Server Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.50%) Network Support
9 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Server Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) RSA SecurID
3 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) HP Storage
5 3 (3.75%) Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.50%) PKI
6 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) Replication
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.25%) CCTV
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (72.50%) Windows Server
3 48 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (22.50%) Windows 7
5 16 (20.00%) Linux
6 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.75%) Windows 10
8 6 (7.50%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.50%) Unix
11 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.25%) Solaris
12 1 (1.25%) SUSE
12 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
4 6 (7.50%) Change Control
5 5 (6.25%) Migration
6 4 (5.00%) Network Management
6 4 (5.00%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (5.00%) Project Management
7 3 (3.75%) BCP
7 3 (3.75%) Data Security
7 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.75%) ITSM
7 3 (3.75%) SDLC
7 3 (3.75%) Service Management
7 3 (3.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (2.50%) Change Management
8 2 (2.50%) High Availability
8 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.25%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) C
3 2 (2.50%) VBA
4 1 (1.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) R
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) MCSA
6 2 (2.50%) VCAP
7 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.25%) CCNA
7 1 (1.25%) CCNP
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) GMP
1 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.75%) Hyper-V
3 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (17.50%) XenApp
5 13 (16.25%) vSphere
6 4 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.50%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.75%) SCOM
3 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.75%) vCenter Server
3 3 (3.75%) WSUS
4 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (51.25%) VMware
2 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (21.25%) Citrix
4 15 (18.75%) Cisco
5 13 (16.25%) HP
6 10 (12.50%) Google
7 8 (10.00%) IBM
7 8 (10.00%) McAfee
7 8 (10.00%) NetApp
8 5 (6.25%) Brocade
9 4 (5.00%) arcserve
9 4 (5.00%) CA
9 4 (5.00%) CommVault
9 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.75%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.75%) Symantec
11 2 (2.50%) Apple
12 1 (1.25%) Dell
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle
12 1 (1.25%) PTC