Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 78 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.76% 1.98% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 5.48% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 12
Essex median daily rate £450 £425 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +22.30% -7.33%
10th Percentile £279 £300 £283
90th Percentile £500 £450 £369
East of England median daily rate £285 £300 £348
% change year-on-year -5.00% -13.67% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Essex median hourly rate - £16.50 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -89.00% +721.92%
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 £16.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +218.18% -65.26% +171.43%

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 180 292 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.39% 36.09% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 179 122
Essex median daily rate £450 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £244 £253 £185
90th Percentile £638 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 42 82
Essex median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +112.12% -19.51%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £46.90 £34.98
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -19.74% +8.57% -

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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Basildon +6 2 £475 +192.31% 1
Colchester -5 1 £450 +5.88% 1
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) MCSA
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) MCSE
6 5 (41.67%) Dell
6 5 (41.67%) Validation
6 5 (41.67%) Migration
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) SCCM
7 4 (33.33%) Internet
7 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
7 4 (33.33%) Project Governance
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Office 365
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) NHS
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 2 (16.67%) XenApp
9 2 (16.67%) Windows 7

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Designer
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCSA
3 5 (41.67%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Dell
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat