Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 85 61
Rank change year-on-year +1 -24 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 18 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.87% 2.19% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 7.04% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 17
Essex median daily rate £438 £438 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.90% -4.14%
10th Percentile £232 £319 £308
90th Percentile £493 £523 £438
East of England median daily rate £313 £375 £348
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.91% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Essex median hourly rate - £23.08 -
East of England median hourly rate £35.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +88.16% -24.00% +12.36%

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 342 270 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.48% 31.11% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 164 118
Essex median daily rate £450 £446 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.90% +41.59% -17.38%
10th Percentile £185 £227 £163
90th Percentile £600 £582 £438
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 100
Essex median hourly rate £20.63 £28.72 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% +74.06% -41.07%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.66 £14.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £34.08
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06% -10.81%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -6 2 £450 -
Basildon - 2 £475 - 3
Brentwood +9 1 £450 +50.00%
Chelmsford - 1 £400 - 1
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) MCSA
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (44.44%) Migration
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 6 (33.33%) DHCP
7 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 6 (33.33%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (33.33%) Office 365
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) XenApp
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
8 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
8 5 (27.78%) Validation
8 5 (27.78%) Dell
8 5 (27.78%) Internet
8 5 (27.78%) MCSE
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
9 4 (22.22%) SCCM

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (33.33%) Office 365
3 5 (27.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Internet
3 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Designer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Validation
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Server Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) MCSA
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Dell
5 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
5 4 (22.22%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos