Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 13 December 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 69 57
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 17 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.24% 1.77% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 5.70% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 13
Essex median daily rate £463 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.04% -25.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £404 £187 £148
90th Percentile £586 £388 £625
East of England median daily rate £250 £300 £375
% change year-on-year -16.67% -20.00% +33.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Essex median hourly rate £33.25 £16.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.50% -44.07% -6.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.75 £29.18
90th Percentile £40.00 £17.25 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £33.25 £13.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year +146.28% -54.62% +70.00%

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 187 263 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 24.61% 31.01% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 136 140
Essex median daily rate £400 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.03% -19.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £141 £212 £184
90th Percentile £600 £488 £575
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 73 78
Essex median hourly rate £36.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.18% -13.16% +15.15%
10th Percentile £15.65 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £39.75 £40.40
East of England median hourly rate £31.00 £16.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +87.88% -4.35% +4.55%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Essex

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Essex

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Essex over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Essex

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Essex

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Essex over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Essex

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Brentwood - 3 £425 -
Colchester +6 2 £538 +79.17%
Maldon - 2 - -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) IBM
8 5 (29.41%) Linux
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) Brocade
8 5 (29.41%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (17.65%) CommVault
10 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (11.76%) Replication
11 2 (11.76%) vSphere
11 2 (11.76%) VCAP
11 2 (11.76%) Change Control
11 2 (11.76%) SDLC
11 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
11 2 (11.76%) OneDrive
11 2 (11.76%) Citrix

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) SMTP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Production Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (11.76%) Change Control
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) ITSM
1 2 (11.76%) Release Management
1 2 (11.76%) SDLC
1 2 (11.76%) Service Management
1 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) BCP
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (5.88%) High Availability
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
2 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (5.88%) Server Building
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.76%) VCAP
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 5 (29.41%) Brocade
5 3 (17.65%) CommVault
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) HP