Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 123 110
Rank change year-on-year -19 -13 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 44 74 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.04% 1.57% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.94% 7.39% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 33
East of England median daily rate £370 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £238 £125 £198
90th Percentile £472 £458 £430
England median daily rate £375 £335 £345
% change year-on-year +11.94% -2.90% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.09% +142.42% -52.86%
10th Percentile £12.55 £40.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £16.83 £40.00 £17.25
England median hourly rate £34.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +63.10% +5.00% +12.68%

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 1,117 1,002 1,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.28% 21.23% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 545 532
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.32% -3.21%
10th Percentile £133 £130 £158
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 142 133
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.57 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +0.39% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.20 £52.50 £43.50
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.03% +5.64% -

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 15 £350 -4.11% 7
Cambridgeshire +12 13 £350 +22.81% 7
Essex -17 8 £400 +14.29% 5
Bedfordshire +7 4 £438 +236.54% 4
East Anglia - 3 £162 - 4
Suffolk -2 1 £600 +140.00% 2
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (84.09%) Windows Server
3 33 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 24 (54.55%) VMware
5 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
6 18 (40.91%) DNS
6 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (38.64%) Office 365
8 14 (31.82%) DHCP
9 12 (27.27%) Migration
9 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
10 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (25.00%) Windows 10
11 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
11 10 (22.73%) SQL
12 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
12 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (20.45%) Project Management
12 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (18.18%) DBS Check
13 8 (18.18%) HP
13 8 (18.18%) Linux
14 7 (15.91%) Wireless
14 7 (15.91%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
15 6 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (13.64%) Firewall
15 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (13.64%) Citrix

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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) ColdFusion
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) nginx
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.27%) HipChat
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) DNS
2 14 (31.82%) DHCP
3 7 (15.91%) Wireless
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (9.09%) FTP
5 4 (9.09%) HTTP
5 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
5 4 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 3 (6.82%) LAN
6 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.82%) WAN
7 2 (4.55%) VoIP
8 1 (2.27%) Internet
8 1 (2.27%) MPLS
8 1 (2.27%) SAN
8 1 (2.27%) SSH
8 1 (2.27%) SSL
8 1 (2.27%) VLAN
8 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Active Directory Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Exchange Migration Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Field Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Migration Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Office 365 Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Office 365 Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) VMware Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) VMware Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) Java RMI
3 1 (2.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.36%) PKI
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) Handset
5 1 (2.27%) SCADA
5 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (84.09%) Windows Server
3 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (18.18%) Linux
8 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.55%) Unix
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.27%) CentOS
10 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Migration
2 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (20.45%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
4 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (11.36%) Scrum
5 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.09%) Service Management
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Network Management
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.27%) High Availability
8 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.27%) Open Source
8 1 (2.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.18%) DBS Check
3 6 (13.64%) MCP
3 6 (13.64%) MCSA
4 5 (11.36%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (6.82%) CCNA
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.91%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.82%) vSphere
6 2 (4.55%) KVM
6 2 (4.55%) XenApp
7 1 (2.27%) Docker
7 1 (2.27%) Firmware
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.27%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Packer
3 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.27%) vRealize
3 1 (2.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (2.27%) Wonderware InTouch
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) VMware
2 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) HP
4 6 (13.64%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco
6 4 (9.09%) CA
7 3 (6.82%) Apple
7 3 (6.82%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) BT
8 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper
8 1 (2.27%) Mitel
8 1 (2.27%) Rockwell
8 1 (2.27%) Sophos
8 1 (2.27%) Tagetik
8 1 (2.27%) Wonderware