Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 260 269 232
Rank change year-on-year +9 -37 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 267 440 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.89% 1.00% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.09% 5.12% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 331 381
London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £128 £163 £188
90th Percentile £475 £538 £538
England median daily rate £363 £375 £326
% change year-on-year -3.33% +15.03% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 28
London median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -42.50% +73.93%
England median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.77% +23.81%

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 5,248 8,601 9,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.59% 19.47% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,608 5,998 6,819
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £158 £185 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 248 285
London median hourly rate £21.38 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.30% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.62 £46.98 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.43
% change year-on-year - +0.40% +5.64%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in London

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in London

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in London

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Contractor 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 19 January 2020. 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 +63 63 £350 -6.67% 33
West London +2 15 £220 -9.74% 14
South London +38 11 £389 -1.52% 7
East London +43 6 £220 - 7
North London +15 1 £190 -1.43%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 187 (70.04%) Windows Server
3 166 (62.17%) Active Directory
4 145 (54.31%) Microsoft
5 128 (47.94%) VMware
6 125 (46.82%) Office 365
7 119 (44.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 100 (37.45%) Windows 10
9 83 (31.09%) Azure
10 71 (26.59%) Windows 7
11 70 (26.22%) SQL Server
12 66 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 63 (23.60%) SQL
14 61 (22.85%) PowerShell
15 58 (21.72%) DNS
16 56 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 55 (20.60%) Cisco
18 54 (20.22%) MS Exchange
18 54 (20.22%) Finance
19 53 (19.85%) SCCM
20 52 (19.48%) DHCP
20 52 (19.48%) Microsoft Office
21 48 (17.98%) Firewall
22 47 (17.60%) ITIL
22 47 (17.60%) Microsoft Certification
23 43 (16.10%) SharePoint
24 42 (15.73%) HP
25 40 (14.98%) SAN
25 40 (14.98%) Hyper-V
26 39 (14.61%) Citrix

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 54 (20.22%) MS Exchange
2 43 (16.10%) SharePoint
3 28 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (9.74%) IIS
5 17 (6.37%) Skype for Business
6 12 (4.49%) Confluence
7 7 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.87%) K2 blackpearl
9 4 (1.50%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.12%) Apache
11 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.37%) CMS
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 52 (19.48%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Houdini
4 1 (0.37%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.50%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 2 (0.75%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.75%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 125 (46.82%) Office 365
2 83 (31.09%) Azure
3 29 (10.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (6.74%) AWS
5 16 (5.99%) Mimecast
6 9 (3.37%) PaaS
7 7 (2.62%) SaaS
8 5 (1.87%) Azure Stack
8 5 (1.87%) GitHub
9 4 (1.50%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (1.50%) IaaS
9 4 (1.50%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.12%) G Suite
11 2 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.75%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.75%) Yammer
12 1 (0.37%) GCP
12 1 (0.37%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 58 (21.72%) DNS
2 52 (19.48%) DHCP
3 48 (17.98%) Firewall
4 40 (14.98%) SAN
5 31 (11.61%) LAN
6 30 (11.24%) TCP/IP
7 29 (10.86%) WAN
8 27 (10.11%) VPN
9 18 (6.74%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (5.62%) VoIP
11 14 (5.24%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (5.24%) Skype
12 13 (4.87%) NetScaler
13 10 (3.75%) Kerberos
13 10 (3.75%) NAS
14 9 (3.37%) VLAN
15 8 (3.00%) HTTP
16 7 (2.62%) MPLS
17 6 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
17 6 (2.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (26.22%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (3.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (2.62%) MySQL
6 7 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.75%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2019
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.87%) JIRA
2 8 (3.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.87%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.50%) Subversion
6 2 (0.75%) Hudson
6 2 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.37%) NUnit
7 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 54 (20.22%) Finance
2 17 (6.37%) Banking
3 8 (3.00%) Law
4 6 (2.25%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.50%) Publishing
6 3 (1.12%) Electronics
6 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Police
8 1 (0.37%) Retail
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (16.48%) Analyst
2 43 (16.10%) Support Engineer
3 41 (15.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (10.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 29 (10.86%) IT Support
5 24 (8.99%) Windows Engineer
6 20 (7.49%) IT Engineer
7 18 (6.74%) Support Analyst
8 14 (5.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (5.24%) Server Engineer
9 13 (4.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 12 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (4.49%) Administrator
10 12 (4.49%) Infrastructure Support
10 12 (4.49%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (4.49%) Service Analyst
11 11 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (4.12%) Developer
11 11 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (3.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.37%) Web Services
2 8 (3.00%) HTML
3 7 (2.62%) WPF
4 5 (1.87%) SAML
4 5 (1.87%) XML
5 4 (1.50%) .NET
5 4 (1.50%) CSS
6 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.12%) LDAP
6 3 (1.12%) RESTful
6 3 (1.12%) Swagger
7 2 (0.75%) jQuery
8 1 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.37%) HTML5
8 1 (0.37%) JSON
8 1 (0.37%) Node.js
8 1 (0.37%) React
8 1 (0.37%) Spring
8 1 (0.37%) WebSockets
8 1 (0.37%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.37%) Replication
2 14 (5.24%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (3.75%) Clustering
4 9 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.37%) Hedge funds
4 9 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.62%) iPhone
6 6 (2.25%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.25%) Handset
7 4 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.50%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.12%) iPad
9 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.75%) PKI
10 1 (0.37%) Equities
10 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 187 (70.04%) Windows Server
3 119 (44.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (37.45%) Windows 10
5 71 (26.59%) Windows 7
6 35 (13.11%) Linux
7 21 (7.87%) Android
8 14 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.37%) Ubuntu
10 8 (3.00%) CentOS
11 5 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.50%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.12%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.75%) SUSE
14 2 (0.75%) Unix
15 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.37%) VMS
15 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 47 (17.60%) ITIL
3 37 (13.86%) Migration
4 26 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (6.74%) Incident Management
6 17 (6.37%) ITSM
7 13 (4.87%) Change Management
7 13 (4.87%) Security Patching
8 12 (4.49%) Time Management
9 11 (4.12%) CRM
10 10 (3.75%) DevOps
10 10 (3.75%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (3.75%) Server Virtualisation
11 9 (3.37%) Information Security
11 9 (3.37%) Service Management
12 8 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (2.62%) Asset Management
13 7 (2.62%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (2.62%) OO
13 7 (2.62%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (23.60%) SQL
2 61 (22.85%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.37%) C#
4 7 (2.62%) XAML
5 6 (2.25%) C
5 6 (2.25%) Java
6 4 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.50%) Python
6 4 (1.50%) VBScript
7 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.75%) C++
7 2 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.37%) Perl
8 1 (0.37%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (17.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (10.86%) MCSE
3 19 (7.12%) MCSA
4 18 (6.74%) Security Cleared
5 16 (5.99%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (5.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (5.62%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.24%) CCNA
8 13 (4.87%) CCA
9 11 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (3.75%) MCP
11 7 (2.62%) Degree
12 5 (1.87%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.87%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.12%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (1.12%) MCITP
14 2 (0.75%) CCNP
15 1 (0.37%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.12%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) GDPR
2 2 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) NCSC
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 166 (62.17%) Active Directory
2 66 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (14.98%) Hyper-V
4 31 (11.61%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (9.36%) vSphere
6 21 (7.87%) XenApp
7 20 (7.49%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.62%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (2.25%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.50%) pfSense
11 3 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.37%) Docker
13 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 53 (19.85%) SCCM
2 18 (6.74%) Single Sign-On
3 12 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (4.12%) SCOM
5 7 (2.62%) AirWatch
5 7 (2.62%) WSUS
6 6 (2.25%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.25%) PowerCLI
7 5 (1.87%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.50%) Ansible
8 4 (1.50%) Nagios
8 4 (1.50%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.12%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 145 (54.31%) Microsoft
2 128 (47.94%) VMware
3 55 (20.60%) Cisco
4 42 (15.73%) HP
5 39 (14.61%) Citrix
6 19 (7.12%) Dell
6 19 (7.12%) EMC
7 12 (4.49%) NetApp
8 11 (4.12%) Ivanti
8 11 (4.12%) Meraki
9 9 (3.37%) 3PAR
9 9 (3.37%) Apple
9 9 (3.37%) Sophos
10 8 (3.00%) McAfee
10 8 (3.00%) Palo Alto
10 8 (3.00%) Symantec
11 7 (2.62%) Telerik
11 7 (2.62%) Veritas
12 6 (2.25%) Adobe
12 6 (2.25%) SAP