Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 132 107
Rank change year-on-year -2 -25 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 77 71 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.52% 1.44% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.92% 6.56% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 54
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £210 £125 £186
90th Percentile £455 £500 £438
England median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
East of England median hourly rate £35.75 £26.08 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.07% +73.88% -36.17%
10th Percentile £17.28 £13.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £56.25 £36.67 £46.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -5.87%

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 1,300 1,083 1,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.74% 21.98% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 541 628
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £150
90th Percentile £588 £568 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 149 160
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £10.74
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.50 £40.25
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 0 32 £275 -29.03% 6
Essex 0 19 £425 -5.56% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 12 £338 +3.85% 8
Bedfordshire +3 6 £350 +169.23%
Suffolk -10 5 £425 +174.19% 1
Norfolk - 3 £238 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 49 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 45 (58.44%) VMware
4 44 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
6 31 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (37.66%) PowerShell
8 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (28.57%) Office 365
10 21 (27.27%) DHCP
10 21 (27.27%) DNS
11 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (20.78%) ITIL
14 15 (19.48%) MCSA
14 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
14 15 (19.48%) Migration
14 15 (19.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (18.18%) Change Management
16 13 (16.88%) Citrix
16 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing
16 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
17 12 (15.58%) Azure Active Directory
17 12 (15.58%) Service Management
18 11 (14.29%) Squid
18 11 (14.29%) MCSE
18 11 (14.29%) SSL
18 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
19 10 (12.99%) 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 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.49%) Apache
4 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.19%) ThingWorx
6 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.19%) Windchill
2 1 (1.30%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.30%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (1.30%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (28.57%) Office 365
3 12 (15.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.27%) DHCP
1 21 (27.27%) DNS
2 11 (14.29%) SSL
3 8 (10.39%) Firewall
4 6 (7.79%) Wireless
5 5 (6.49%) Internet
5 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.49%) VPN
6 4 (5.19%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.19%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.90%) SAN
7 3 (3.90%) Skype
8 2 (2.60%) VLAN
9 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.30%) LAN
9 1 (1.30%) Network Security
9 1 (1.30%) SMTP
9 1 (1.30%) VoIP
9 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Back Office
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Administrator
5 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Web Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (9.09%) Server Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Applications Support
7 6 (7.79%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Operational Support Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Operations Support Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Middleware
2 4 (5.19%) ADSI
2 4 (5.19%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (6.49%) PKI
4 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.90%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.60%) NHS
7 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 44 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.99%) Linux
5 10 (12.99%) Windows 10
6 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.49%) Unix
8 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.30%) CentOS
10 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) ITIL
2 15 (19.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (19.48%) Migration
3 14 (18.18%) Change Management
4 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing
5 12 (15.58%) Service Management
6 6 (7.79%) Security Management
7 5 (6.49%) Validation
7 5 (6.49%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (5.19%) High Availability
8 4 (5.19%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.19%) Project Governance
9 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.60%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (2.60%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (2.60%) Data Management
10 2 (2.60%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.30%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.99%) SQL
3 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) VB
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.48%) MCSA
3 11 (14.29%) MCSE
3 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.30%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) GDPR
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 49 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 31 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.29%) Squid
4 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.79%) Xen
5 6 (7.79%) XenApp
6 3 (3.90%) vSphere
7 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.30%) Docker
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.30%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) WSUS
2 6 (7.79%) SCCM
3 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (5.19%) SCOM
5 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.30%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.30%) vMotion
5 1 (1.30%) vRealize
5 1 (1.30%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 45 (58.44%) VMware
2 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.88%) Citrix
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco
4 9 (11.69%) HP
5 7 (9.09%) Dell
6 5 (6.49%) Splunk
7 4 (5.19%) 3PAR
7 4 (5.19%) Aruba
7 4 (5.19%) McAfee
7 4 (5.19%) PTC
7 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.60%) Apple
8 2 (2.60%) IBM
8 2 (2.60%) Lumension
9 1 (1.30%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (1.30%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.30%) Meraki
9 1 (1.30%) Sophos
9 1 (1.30%) Symantec