Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 81 63
Rank change year-on-year -20 -18 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.48% 2.26% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.94% 8.65% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Essex median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% -13.04%
10th Percentile £209 £385 £290
90th Percentile £458 £578 £438
East of England median daily rate £350 £260 £319
% change year-on-year +34.62% -18.43% -17.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Essex median hourly rate £13.17 £33.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.40% +101.50% -44.07%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £14.01 £40.00 £17.25
East of England median hourly rate £13.50 £33.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -59.41% +121.65% -49.08%

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 406 208 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.52% 26.07% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 118 150
Essex median daily rate £471 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.88% +30.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £165 £148 £199
90th Percentile £600 £600 £481
East of England median daily rate £400 £362 £350
% change year-on-year +10.57% +3.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 83
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £33.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.37% +101.50% -13.16%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £23.65 £63.75 £36.97
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £21.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year -22.44% +28.94% -5.71%

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 15 November 2018.

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
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 15 November 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
Colchester -5 2 - - 1
Grays - 2 - -
Brentwood +9 1 £450 +5.88% 1
Chelmsford - 1 £400 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £425 -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) DHCP
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Office 365
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) MCSA
6 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) Service Management

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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Skype
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) Scrum
1 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCSA
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos