Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 370 263 314
Rank change year-on-year -107 +51 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 172 89 317
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.68% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.76% 4.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 68 228
10th Percentile £253 £202 £159
25th Percentile £354 £294 £237
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £550 £475 £457
90th Percentile £616 £525 £558
England median daily rate £403 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +0.63% +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
10th Percentile £16.26 £26.50 £19.55
25th Percentile £16.26 £32.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £46.50 £28.00
Median % change year-on-year -62.37% +66.07% +1.82%
75th Percentile £31.50 £47.83 £45.32
90th Percentile £39.15 £49.40 £46.71
England median hourly rate £18.25 £39.50 £20.45
% change year-on-year -53.80% +93.18% +2.24%

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 4,573 2,226 6,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.70% 16.96% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,282 1,564 5,007
10th Percentile £263 £250 £170
25th Percentile £422 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 32 183
10th Percentile £14.13 £13.64 £12.80
25th Percentile £16.28 £18.88 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year - +21.95% +9.63%
75th Percentile £48.75 £41.50 £27.97
90th Percentile £64.00 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.41
% change year-on-year -7.89% +9.16% -0.54%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -42 30 £490 +17.37% 21
South London +5 6 £375 - 4
West London -14 6 £588 +17.50% 5
East London -8 4 £210 -40.00% 10
North London - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (74.42%) Active Directory
3 113 (65.70%) Microsoft
4 107 (62.21%) Windows Server
5 92 (53.49%) Windows Server 2016
6 89 (51.74%) PowerShell
7 87 (50.58%) Azure
8 85 (49.42%) Microsoft 365
9 81 (47.09%) VMware
10 71 (41.28%) Windows Server 2019
11 63 (36.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (31.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (29.65%) DNS
14 49 (28.49%) DHCP
14 49 (28.49%) SQL Server
15 48 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 47 (27.33%) SCCM
17 44 (25.58%) ITIL
17 44 (25.58%) Citrix
18 37 (21.51%) Windows 10
19 36 (20.93%) Hyper-V
20 35 (20.35%) SQL
20 35 (20.35%) Cisco
21 33 (19.19%) Azure Active Directory
22 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
23 30 (17.44%) Migration
24 27 (15.70%) Finance
24 27 (15.70%) Social Skills
25 26 (15.12%) XenApp
26 24 (13.95%) SCOM

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 17 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.49%) ArcGIS
4 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.49%) IIS
5 5 (2.91%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.74%) Confluence
7 2 (1.16%) Apache
7 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.58%) nginx
8 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (13.37%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.49%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 87 (50.58%) Azure
2 85 (49.42%) Microsoft 365
3 33 (19.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (12.21%) AWS
5 17 (9.88%) SaaS
6 15 (8.72%) IaaS
7 13 (7.56%) PaaS
8 11 (6.40%) Mimecast
9 8 (4.65%) GCP
10 6 (3.49%) GitHub
11 5 (2.91%) Azure Key Vault
11 5 (2.91%) Google Workspace
11 5 (2.91%) OneDrive
12 4 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (1.16%) ShareGate
14 1 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
14 1 (0.58%) AWS Fargate
14 1 (0.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 1 (0.58%) Cohesity
14 1 (0.58%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 51 (29.65%) DNS
2 49 (28.49%) DHCP
3 22 (12.79%) Firewall
4 18 (10.47%) Kerberos
5 16 (9.30%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.72%) VPN
7 13 (7.56%) LAN
8 12 (6.98%) WAN
9 11 (6.40%) SAN
10 10 (5.81%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (4.07%) iSCSI
11 7 (4.07%) SSL
11 7 (4.07%) Wireless
12 5 (2.91%) FTP
12 5 (2.91%) NetScaler
13 4 (2.33%) NAS
13 4 (2.33%) VoIP
14 3 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.74%) VLAN
15 2 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.81%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (3.49%) GIS
5 4 (2.33%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.16%) MySQL
7 2 (1.16%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.91%) Subversion
3 4 (2.33%) JIRA
4 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.16%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.58%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.58%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.58%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.58%) MSI
6 1 (0.58%) Serena SBM
General
1 27 (15.70%) Finance
1 27 (15.70%) Social Skills
2 16 (9.30%) Banking
3 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.49%) Legal
5 5 (2.91%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.33%) Law
6 4 (2.33%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.74%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (1.74%) Retail
8 2 (1.16%) International Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (13.95%) Analyst
3 17 (9.88%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 15 (8.72%) Architect
5 15 (8.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.56%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.81%) Server Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) Active Directory Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) Consultant
8 9 (5.23%) Windows Server Engineer
9 7 (4.07%) Administrator
9 7 (4.07%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.49%) IT Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.91%) Active Directory Analyst
11 5 (2.91%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
11 5 (2.91%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.14%) LDAP
2 9 (5.23%) .NET
3 8 (4.65%) SAML
4 7 (4.07%) SPNEGO
5 3 (1.74%) JSON
5 3 (1.74%) REST
6 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.16%) SOAP
6 2 (1.16%) Web Services
6 2 (1.16%) XML
7 1 (0.58%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.58%) CSS
7 1 (0.58%) HTML
7 1 (0.58%) jQuery
7 1 (0.58%) LAMP
7 1 (0.58%) RESTful
7 1 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.58%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) Clustering
2 13 (7.56%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.07%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.91%) Replication
6 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.74%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.74%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.16%) NHS
9 1 (0.58%) BYOD
9 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.58%) CMDB
9 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.58%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) PKI
9 1 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.58%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 172 (100.00%) Windows
2 107 (62.21%) Windows Server
3 92 (53.49%) Windows Server 2016
4 71 (41.28%) Windows Server 2019
5 55 (31.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (21.51%) Windows 10
7 18 (10.47%) Linux
8 16 (9.30%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.07%) Mac OS
10 5 (2.91%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.33%) Android
12 2 (1.16%) VMS
13 1 (0.58%) CentOS
13 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.58%) Solaris
13 1 (0.58%) Unix
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (25.58%) ITIL
3 30 (17.44%) Migration
4 24 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (12.79%) DevOps
6 21 (12.21%) Change Management
7 13 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.56%) Problem Management
8 12 (6.98%) Data Protection
8 12 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (6.40%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.23%) High Availability
10 9 (5.23%) Storage Management
10 9 (5.23%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (4.65%) Architecture Roadmap
11 8 (4.65%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.65%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.07%) Business Continuity
12 7 (4.07%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (4.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (51.74%) PowerShell
2 35 (20.35%) SQL
3 13 (7.56%) C#
4 11 (6.40%) C
5 9 (5.23%) T-SQL
5 9 (5.23%) VB
6 6 (3.49%) Java
7 5 (2.91%) Python
7 5 (2.91%) VBScript
8 4 (2.33%) VBA
9 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.16%) PHP
10 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.81%) CCNA
6 9 (5.23%) MCSE
7 7 (4.07%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.07%) MCITP
8 6 (3.49%) Degree
8 6 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.33%) CISSP
9 4 (2.33%) MCP
10 3 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.74%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.74%) MCSA
10 3 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.58%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) GDPR
2 3 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.16%) NIST
3 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 128 (74.42%) Active Directory
2 63 (36.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 26 (15.12%) XenApp
5 20 (11.63%) XenDesktop
6 15 (8.72%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (8.14%) vSphere
8 8 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (4.07%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 6 (3.49%) VMware NSX
11 5 (2.91%) Docker
11 5 (2.91%) NFS
12 4 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.74%) BitLocker
13 3 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (1.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.58%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 47 (27.33%) SCCM
2 24 (13.95%) SCOM
3 23 (13.37%) Ansible
4 17 (9.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 16 (9.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (6.40%) Terraform
7 10 (5.81%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (4.65%) SCOrch
9 6 (3.49%) SCSM
10 5 (2.91%) Puppet
10 5 (2.91%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (2.33%) Kubernetes
11 4 (2.33%) NetBackup
11 4 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (2.33%) WSUS
12 3 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (1.74%) MobiControl
12 3 (1.74%) SCVMM
12 3 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 113 (65.70%) Microsoft
2 81 (47.09%) VMware
3 44 (25.58%) Citrix
4 35 (20.35%) Cisco
5 19 (11.05%) HP
6 16 (9.30%) SolarWinds
7 12 (6.98%) EMC
8 9 (5.23%) Oracle
9 8 (4.65%) Ivanti
10 7 (4.07%) Apple
10 7 (4.07%) NetApp
10 7 (4.07%) Sophos
11 6 (3.49%) ESRI
11 6 (3.49%) Lumension
11 6 (3.49%) McAfee
11 6 (3.49%) MobileIron
12 5 (2.91%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.91%) Dell
12 5 (2.91%) Symantec
13 4 (2.33%) Avaya