Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 239 199
Rank change year-on-year -27 -40 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 445 491 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 1.09% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 5.27% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 303 376
London median daily rate £375 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £160 £183 £223
90th Percentile £538 £506 £513
England median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 19
London median hourly rate £25.00 £47.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.73% +151.74% -16.17%
10th Percentile £20.00 £26.60 £11.15
90th Percentile £45.87 £109.17 £29.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.73% +6.27% -7.50%

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 9,351 9,319 9,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.25% 20.68% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,599 6,586 6,483
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £190 £208 £244
90th Percentile £650 £629 £600
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 258 209
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £44.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 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
Central London -27 83 £400 +6.67% 32
West London +33 55 £224 -38.21% 12
South London -39 10 £398 +44.55% 7
East London -17 2 - - 10
North London -4 1 £200 -50.00% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 445 (100.00%) Windows
2 320 (71.91%) Windows Server
3 301 (67.64%) Active Directory
4 249 (55.96%) VMware
5 246 (55.28%) Microsoft
6 227 (51.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 156 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 145 (32.58%) Office 365
9 134 (30.11%) PowerShell
10 112 (25.17%) Windows 10
11 110 (24.72%) MS Exchange
12 105 (23.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 97 (21.80%) Citrix
14 96 (21.57%) SQL Server
15 95 (21.35%) Windows 7
16 94 (21.12%) SCCM
16 94 (21.12%) Firewall
17 89 (20.00%) Linux
18 86 (19.33%) DNS
18 86 (19.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 83 (18.65%) Finance
19 83 (18.65%) SQL
20 81 (18.20%) ITIL
21 79 (17.75%) Cisco
22 78 (17.53%) Hyper-V
23 71 (15.96%) DHCP
24 70 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
25 69 (15.51%) VMware ESXi
26 68 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
27 60 (13.48%) IIS

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
1 110 (24.72%) MS Exchange
2 70 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (13.48%) IIS
3 60 (13.48%) SharePoint
4 39 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (6.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 27 (6.07%) Skype for Business
7 13 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.80%) K2 blackpearl
8 8 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.35%) Drupal
10 5 (1.12%) CMS
11 4 (0.90%) Apache
12 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.45%) Confluence
13 2 (0.45%) JBoss
13 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 68 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.67%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.45%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (0.45%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 145 (32.58%) Office 365
2 105 (23.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (4.72%) IaaS
4 21 (4.72%) Mimecast
5 18 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (3.37%) PaaS
7 10 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (2.25%) SaaS
7 10 (2.25%) Serverless
8 9 (2.02%) Amazon S3
8 9 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (2.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 8 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.35%) Yammer
11 5 (1.12%) G Suite
11 5 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 94 (21.12%) Firewall
2 86 (19.33%) DNS
3 71 (15.96%) DHCP
4 55 (12.36%) LAN
5 54 (12.13%) WAN
6 46 (10.34%) VPN
7 39 (8.76%) SAN
8 30 (6.74%) TCP/IP
9 27 (6.07%) Skype
10 25 (5.62%) VoIP
11 22 (4.94%) DMZ
12 15 (3.37%) Remote Desktop
12 15 (3.37%) VLAN
13 14 (3.15%) FCoE
13 14 (3.15%) Internet
14 13 (2.92%) Kerberos
14 13 (2.92%) NetScaler
15 12 (2.70%) SSL
15 12 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.35%) MySQL
10 5 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.22%) Base SAS
13 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.22%) Power BI
13 1 (0.22%) Redis
13 1 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.12%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.67%) MSI
4 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.45%) Hudson
5 2 (0.45%) JIRA
5 2 (0.45%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.45%) Selenium
5 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.22%) GitLab
6 1 (0.22%) Gradle
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
General
1 83 (18.65%) Finance
2 44 (9.89%) Banking
3 22 (4.94%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.15%) Retail
5 11 (2.47%) Back Office
5 11 (2.47%) Legal
6 8 (1.80%) Law
6 8 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.12%) Advertising
7 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.90%) Front Office
8 4 (0.90%) Marketing
9 3 (0.67%) International Banking
9 3 (0.67%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.67%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) Games
10 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (19.10%) Analyst
2 77 (17.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (9.89%) Support Analyst
4 43 (9.66%) 2nd Line Support
5 41 (9.21%) Server Engineer
5 41 (9.21%) Windows Engineer
6 37 (8.31%) Support Engineer
7 34 (7.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 28 (6.29%) Administrator
9 27 (6.07%) IT Support
10 26 (5.84%) Desktop Support
11 24 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support
12 22 (4.94%) Active Directory Engineer
12 22 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
13 21 (4.72%) SharePoint Engineer
14 20 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 20 (4.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 19 (4.27%) Service Analyst
16 17 (3.82%) IT Engineer
16 17 (3.82%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.52%) .NET
2 20 (4.49%) Middleware
2 20 (4.49%) Web Services
3 17 (3.82%) SAML
4 11 (2.47%) React
5 9 (2.02%) JSON
6 7 (1.57%) LAMP
6 7 (1.57%) Node.js
6 7 (1.57%) WebSockets
7 5 (1.12%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.12%) LDAP
7 5 (1.12%) XML
8 4 (0.90%) Ajax
8 4 (0.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.90%) CSS
8 4 (0.90%) HTML5
8 4 (0.90%) jQuery
8 4 (0.90%) REST
8 4 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.66%) Clustering
2 31 (6.97%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.15%) Blackberry
3 14 (3.15%) Replication
4 13 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.92%) CLARiiON
4 13 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.92%) PKI
5 12 (2.70%) Handset
6 11 (2.47%) iPhone
6 11 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.80%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.80%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.57%) iPad
9 4 (0.90%) Derivative
9 4 (0.90%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.90%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 445 (100.00%) Windows
2 320 (71.91%) Windows Server
3 227 (51.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 112 (25.17%) Windows 10
5 95 (21.35%) Windows 7
6 89 (20.00%) Linux
7 57 (12.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (3.60%) Apple iOS
10 15 (3.37%) Android
10 15 (3.37%) Unix
11 13 (2.92%) Mac OS X
12 12 (2.70%) Mac OS
13 10 (2.25%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.57%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.12%) Solaris
16 4 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.67%) CentOS
17 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (19.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 81 (18.20%) ITIL
3 52 (11.69%) Migration
4 31 (6.97%) Server Management
5 29 (6.52%) Patch Management
5 29 (6.52%) Virtual Environments
6 27 (6.07%) DevOps
7 23 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 23 (5.17%) Service Delivery
8 21 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (4.72%) Problem Management
9 19 (4.27%) Change Management
9 19 (4.27%) Configuration Management
10 17 (3.82%) Server Patching
11 16 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (3.60%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (3.15%) Service Management
13 13 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 134 (30.11%) PowerShell
2 83 (18.65%) SQL
3 22 (4.94%) C#
4 18 (4.04%) Bash Shell
5 15 (3.37%) Python
6 14 (3.15%) C
7 12 (2.70%) VBScript
8 8 (1.80%) Perl
9 5 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.12%) VB
10 4 (0.90%) C++
10 4 (0.90%) Java
10 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.67%) VBA
12 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.22%) AWK
13 1 (0.22%) R
13 1 (0.22%) Ruby
13 1 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 60 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (6.29%) Degree
3 21 (4.72%) MCSE
3 21 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (3.82%) MCSA
6 16 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.92%) Novell Certification
8 12 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.47%) MCITP
10 9 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.02%) MCP
11 8 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.12%) CCA
12 5 (1.12%) CCNA
12 5 (1.12%) CHECK Team Member
12 5 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.12%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.12%) RHCE
13 3 (0.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.72%) SLA
2 7 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.57%) QA
3 4 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 301 (67.64%) Active Directory
2 156 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (17.53%) Hyper-V
4 69 (15.51%) VMware ESXi
5 58 (13.03%) vSphere
6 51 (11.46%) XenApp
7 35 (7.87%) XenDesktop
8 22 (4.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (3.15%) Docker
11 10 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (2.02%) NFS
12 9 (2.02%) XenServer
13 6 (1.35%) BitLocker
14 5 (1.12%) DFS Replication
14 5 (1.12%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.90%) vCloud
15 4 (0.90%) Xen
16 3 (0.67%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 94 (21.12%) SCCM
2 45 (10.11%) SCOM
3 28 (6.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 16 (3.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (3.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (3.15%) Puppet
6 13 (2.92%) vCenter Server
6 13 (2.92%) WSUS
7 12 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (2.47%) Ansible
8 11 (2.47%) Backup Exec
9 10 (2.25%) SCOrch
10 9 (2.02%) AirWatch
10 9 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (1.80%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.80%) Packer
11 8 (1.80%) PowerCLI
12 7 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (1.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 249 (55.96%) VMware
2 246 (55.28%) Microsoft
3 97 (21.80%) Citrix
4 79 (17.75%) Cisco
5 58 (13.03%) HP
6 32 (7.19%) NetApp
7 30 (6.74%) Veeam
8 29 (6.52%) Apple
8 29 (6.52%) Ivanti
9 28 (6.29%) EMC
10 25 (5.62%) McAfee
10 25 (5.62%) Sophos
11 22 (4.94%) Symantec
12 19 (4.27%) Trend Micro
13 15 (3.37%) Dell
14 14 (3.15%) Avaya
14 14 (3.15%) CommVault
15 12 (2.70%) Juniper
15 12 (2.70%) Oracle
15 12 (2.70%) Palo Alto