Period
to 5 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 5 March 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 309 259 264
Rank change year-on-year -50 +5 -38
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 108 253 458
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.90% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.53% 5.27% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 201 339
Median daily rate £446 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.03% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £263 £130 £150
90th Percentile £538 £505 £538
England median daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.48 £43.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -52.47% -9.91%
England median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £22.43
% change year-on-year +42.50% -10.83% +28.17%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,058 4,800 8,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.21% 17.11% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,159 3,373 5,910
Median daily rate £484 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.56% -7.22% +2.11%
10th Percentile £250 £158 £175
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £448 £415 £433
% change year-on-year +7.83% -4.16% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 151 216
Median hourly rate £35.50 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.05% +12.30% -
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £65.90 £63.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.53% +2.27%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in London

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in London.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in London

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in London over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in London

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in London.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in London

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in London over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in London

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 5 March 2021. 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
Central London +48 21 £446 +20.54% 11
West London +43 14 £500 +127.27% 2
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (85.19%) Windows Server
3 70 (64.81%) Windows Server 2016
4 65 (60.19%) VMware
5 64 (59.26%) Active Directory
6 62 (57.41%) PowerShell
7 52 (48.15%) Microsoft
7 52 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (42.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (38.89%) Windows 10
10 40 (37.04%) Windows Server 2019
11 39 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 36 (33.33%) Migration
13 32 (29.63%) Microsoft 365
14 31 (28.70%) Azure
15 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
16 27 (25.00%) ITIL
16 27 (25.00%) Cisco
16 27 (25.00%) Finance
17 26 (24.07%) Citrix
17 26 (24.07%) Windows 7
18 23 (21.30%) Security Cleared
19 22 (20.37%) DNS
20 20 (18.52%) Linux
21 19 (17.59%) Oracle
21 19 (17.59%) C
21 19 (17.59%) SCCM
21 19 (17.59%) Hyper-V
22 18 (16.67%) MS Exchange
23 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Office

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 18 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.04%) ArcGIS
3 11 (10.19%) SharePoint
4 10 (9.26%) Skype for Business
5 8 (7.41%) IIS
6 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.85%) Apache
7 2 (1.85%) Drupal
7 2 (1.85%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.85%) SAS
7 2 (1.85%) WordPress
8 1 (0.93%) Confluence
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (12.04%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.78%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Salerio
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.63%) Microsoft 365
2 31 (28.70%) Azure
3 10 (9.26%) AWS
4 9 (8.33%) IaaS
5 8 (7.41%) SaaS
6 6 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (5.56%) PaaS
7 4 (3.70%) OneDrive
8 3 (2.78%) Power Automate
8 3 (2.78%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.78%) PowerApps
8 3 (2.78%) Yammer
9 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.85%) GitHub
9 2 (1.85%) ShareGate
9 2 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) DNS
2 16 (14.81%) DHCP
2 16 (14.81%) SAN
3 14 (12.96%) TCP/IP
4 11 (10.19%) Firewall
4 11 (10.19%) Skype
5 7 (6.48%) NetScaler
6 6 (5.56%) SMTP
7 5 (4.63%) FTP
8 4 (3.70%) VSAN
9 3 (2.78%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.78%) LAN
9 3 (2.78%) VLAN
9 3 (2.78%) WAN
10 2 (1.85%) Internet
10 2 (1.85%) Intranet
10 2 (1.85%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.85%) NAS
10 2 (1.85%) SSL
10 2 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) GIS
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.85%) MySQL
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.85%) MSI
1 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.93%) Hudson
2 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) JUnit
2 1 (0.93%) PyUnit
2 1 (0.93%) Serena SBM
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
2 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (12.04%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Legal
3 4 (3.70%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Back Office
5 2 (1.85%) International Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (34.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (12.04%) VMware Engineer
3 11 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Consultant
6 8 (7.41%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.63%) Administrator
9 5 (4.63%) Architect
9 5 (4.63%) Build Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) IT Support
9 5 (4.63%) Network Build Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Office 365 Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) CSS
1 3 (2.78%) HTML
1 3 (2.78%) jQuery
2 2 (1.85%) .NET
2 2 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.85%) Kafka
2 2 (1.85%) LDAP
2 2 (1.85%) Middleware
2 2 (1.85%) MSMQ
2 2 (1.85%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.85%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.93%) JSON
3 1 (0.93%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Clustering
2 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.56%) Replication
5 5 (4.63%) NHS
5 5 (4.63%) SWIFT
6 4 (3.70%) EMC VNX
6 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (3.70%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.85%) PKI
8 2 (1.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (85.19%) Windows Server
3 70 (64.81%) Windows Server 2016
4 46 (42.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (38.89%) Windows 10
6 40 (37.04%) Windows Server 2019
7 26 (24.07%) Windows 7
8 20 (18.52%) Linux
9 11 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.56%) Unix
11 4 (3.70%) Android
11 4 (3.70%) VMS
12 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.93%) Solaris
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 36 (33.33%) Migration
3 27 (25.00%) ITIL
4 14 (12.96%) Test Scripting
5 13 (12.04%) Data Migration
5 13 (12.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (11.11%) Service Design
6 12 (11.11%) Systems Engineering
7 11 (10.19%) DevOps
7 11 (10.19%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (7.41%) Image Processing
10 7 (6.48%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (6.48%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.48%) High Availability
10 7 (6.48%) Patch Management
10 7 (6.48%) Problem Management
11 6 (5.56%) Incident Management
12 5 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (57.41%) PowerShell
2 19 (17.59%) C
3 14 (12.96%) SQL
3 14 (12.96%) VB
4 7 (6.48%) Python
5 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.70%) VBScript
7 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (21.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (12.04%) DV Cleared
3 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.63%) A+ Certification
6 5 (4.63%) Degree
7 4 (3.70%) MCSA
8 3 (2.78%) VCAP
9 2 (1.85%) CCA
9 2 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.85%) MCITP
9 2 (1.85%) VCP6
10 1 (0.93%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
2 4 (3.70%) GDPR
2 4 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) GMP
3 1 (0.93%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) NCSC
System Software
1 64 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 52 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (17.59%) Hyper-V
4 17 (15.74%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (13.89%) vSphere
6 12 (11.11%) VMware NSX
7 10 (9.26%) XenApp
8 7 (6.48%) vCloud
9 6 (5.56%) XenDesktop
10 5 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (3.70%) Docker
12 2 (1.85%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.85%) UAG
13 1 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.93%) Firmware
13 1 (0.93%) LXC
13 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) SCCM
2 16 (14.81%) Ansible
3 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (8.33%) vCenter Server
3 9 (8.33%) vRealize
4 8 (7.41%) Puppet
5 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (5.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 5 (4.63%) Backup Exec
6 5 (4.63%) PowerCLI
7 4 (3.70%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.70%) SCOM
7 4 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.78%) WSUS
9 2 (1.85%) Nagios
9 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 65 (60.19%) VMware
2 52 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 27 (25.00%) Cisco
4 26 (24.07%) Citrix
5 19 (17.59%) Oracle
6 14 (12.96%) Lumension
6 14 (12.96%) Sophos
7 13 (12.04%) ESRI
8 11 (10.19%) Dell
9 10 (9.26%) EMC
9 10 (9.26%) HP
9 10 (9.26%) IBM
10 7 (6.48%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.56%) Ivanti
11 6 (5.56%) SolarWinds
11 6 (5.56%) Symantec
12 5 (4.63%) CheckPoint
12 5 (4.63%) McAfee
13 4 (3.70%) Apple
13 4 (3.70%) Bloomberg