Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 39 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 21 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.95% 2.40% 4.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.39% 10.81% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 12
Kent median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £215 £242 £350
90th Percentile £373 £350 £433
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Kent median hourly rate - - £18.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £24.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.31% +41.43% -17.65%

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 103 111 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.36% 22.16% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 60 66
Kent median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £130 £135 £148
90th Percentile £453 £453 £494
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 16
Kent median hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.47% -2.53% +33.90%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -9.01% +19.20%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Kent

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Kent

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Kent over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Kent

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Kent

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Maidstone - 9 £320 -
West Malling - 1 £350 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 17 (80.95%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) Banking
5 10 (47.62%) Security Patching
6 9 (42.86%) Symantec
6 9 (42.86%) NetBackup
6 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (33.33%) Online Banking
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (14.29%) HP
9 3 (14.29%) SAN
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
10 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
10 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
10 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (9.52%) Advertising
10 2 (9.52%) Hitachi
10 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.52%) MCP
10 2 (9.52%) Unix

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Bankmaster
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
General
1 11 (52.38%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Administrator
1 10 (47.62%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) NetBackup Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Computer Operator
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Hardware Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Security Patching
2 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Server Patching
3 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.76%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
1 2 (9.52%) MCITP
1 2 (9.52%) MCP
1 2 (9.52%) MCSA
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Hitachi
4 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
4 2 (9.52%) Meraki
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds