Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 422 301 280
Rank change year-on-year -121 -21 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 165 109 266
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.61% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.10% 3.88% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 78 211
10th Percentile £279 £236 £130
25th Percentile £375 £341 £178
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £350
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -3.45%
75th Percentile £544 £505 £438
90th Percentile £616 £527 £475
England median daily rate £425 £376 £363
% change year-on-year +12.96% +3.79% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
10th Percentile - - £17.27
25th Percentile - - £17.74
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.41
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +18.50% -44.36%
75th Percentile - £48.38 £20.16
90th Percentile - £63.60 £20.25
England median hourly rate £21.00 £39.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year -46.84% +100.46% -12.42%

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 5,317 2,809 5,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.14% 15.67% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,922 1,995 3,636
10th Percentile £225 £235 £158
25th Percentile £425 £363 £295
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +14.74% +5.56% -7.69%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £738 £659 £650
England median daily rate £495 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +15.12% +4.24% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 33 163
10th Percentile £15.08 £18.40 £14.30
25th Percentile £20.00 £22.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.65 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -15.68% +44.63% +9.63%
75th Percentile £46.75 £53.75 £36.70
90th Percentile £63.73 £63.40 £54.46
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.10
% change year-on-year +12.68% +3.80% -0.87%

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 27 January 2022.

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
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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -47 31 £488 +5.41% 16
West London -24 8 £500 - 9
South London -8 4 £375 - 2
East London - 2 £413 - 8
North London - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 108 (65.45%) Active Directory
4 91 (55.15%) Microsoft
5 83 (50.30%) Azure
6 80 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (44.24%) Microsoft 365
8 71 (43.03%) Windows Server 2016
9 65 (39.39%) VMware
10 64 (38.79%) PowerShell
11 46 (27.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (27.88%) Windows 10
12 45 (27.27%) Windows Server 2019
13 41 (24.85%) Finance
14 40 (24.24%) SQL Server
15 39 (23.64%) Citrix
16 38 (23.03%) Cisco
17 35 (21.21%) SQL
17 35 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 33 (20.00%) SCCM
19 30 (18.18%) DNS
19 30 (18.18%) Firewall
20 28 (16.97%) Migration
20 28 (16.97%) Social Skills
21 27 (16.36%) ITIL
22 26 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
23 24 (14.55%) MS Exchange
23 24 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
24 23 (13.94%) Active Directory Federation Services
25 21 (12.73%) Banking

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 24 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.73%) IIS
3 17 (10.30%) Confluence
4 14 (8.48%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.03%) ArcGIS
6 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.82%) Site Server
8 2 (1.21%) Apache
8 2 (1.21%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.21%) nginx
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.03%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 83 (50.30%) Azure
2 73 (44.24%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (11.52%) AWS
4 13 (7.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (7.27%) SaaS
6 11 (6.67%) GitHub
6 11 (6.67%) IaaS
7 10 (6.06%) PaaS
8 8 (4.85%) GCP
9 7 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (4.24%) Nutanix
10 6 (3.64%) Google Workspace
11 5 (3.03%) OneDrive
12 3 (1.82%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.82%) Rubrik
12 3 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (1.21%) Cohesity
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.18%) DNS
1 30 (18.18%) Firewall
2 21 (12.73%) Kerberos
2 21 (12.73%) TCP/IP
3 20 (12.12%) DHCP
4 15 (9.09%) SSL
5 10 (6.06%) SAN
6 8 (4.85%) LAN
7 6 (3.64%) Skype
7 6 (3.64%) VPN
7 6 (3.64%) WAN
8 5 (3.03%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.03%) NetScaler
8 5 (3.03%) Wireless
9 4 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.42%) VoIP
10 3 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.82%) NAS
11 2 (1.21%) Network Security
11 2 (1.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.03%) GIS
5 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.21%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.21%) HBase
7 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.21%) Power BI
7 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.61%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (0.61%) Impala
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (0.61%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (11.52%) JIRA
2 14 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.24%) Subversion
4 6 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.03%) GitLab
5 5 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.82%) InstallShield
6 3 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.82%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.82%) Zephyr
7 2 (1.21%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.21%) Selenium
7 2 (1.21%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.21%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.61%) MSI
8 1 (0.61%) Serena SBM
General
1 41 (24.85%) Finance
2 28 (16.97%) Social Skills
3 21 (12.73%) Banking
4 8 (4.85%) Presentation Skills
5 6 (3.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (3.03%) Documentation Skills
6 5 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.03%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.21%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.21%) Games
8 2 (1.21%) International Banking
8 2 (1.21%) Law
8 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.21%) Retail
9 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.61%) Front Office
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (12.12%) Analyst
3 15 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 12 (7.27%) Architect
5 11 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
5 11 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 11 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (6.06%) IT Support
7 9 (5.45%) Desktop Support
7 9 (5.45%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (4.85%) IT Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Windows Server Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 7 (4.24%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Environment Manager
10 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.64%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Release Manager
11 5 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.91%) LDAP
2 12 (7.27%) SAML
3 10 (6.06%) SPNEGO
4 4 (2.42%) REST
5 3 (1.82%) .NET
5 3 (1.82%) Web Services
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Tez
6 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.21%) JSON
6 2 (1.21%) XML
7 1 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.61%) Flash
7 1 (0.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.27%) Clustering
2 10 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.06%) PKI
3 6 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (3.64%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.03%) NHS
4 5 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.42%) Replication
6 3 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.21%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) BYOD
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 80 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (43.03%) Windows Server 2016
5 46 (27.88%) Windows 10
6 45 (27.27%) Windows Server 2019
7 14 (8.48%) Windows 7
8 10 (6.06%) Linux
9 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.64%) VMS
11 5 (3.03%) Mac OS
11 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.42%) CentOS
13 3 (1.82%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.82%) Unix
14 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.21%) Solaris
15 1 (0.61%) Android
15 1 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (16.97%) Migration
3 27 (16.36%) ITIL
4 24 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (12.73%) DevOps
6 18 (10.91%) CI/CD
7 16 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (7.27%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (6.67%) Change Management
9 11 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.06%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.06%) Systems Engineering
11 9 (5.45%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.45%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (5.45%) Data Security
11 9 (5.45%) High Availability
12 8 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.85%) Release Management
13 7 (4.24%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 64 (38.79%) PowerShell
2 35 (21.21%) SQL
3 9 (5.45%) Python
4 8 (4.85%) T-SQL
4 8 (4.85%) VBScript
5 6 (3.64%) C#
5 6 (3.64%) VB
6 5 (3.03%) C
6 5 (3.03%) Java
7 4 (2.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.42%) PHP
7 4 (2.42%) VBA
8 2 (1.21%) Go
8 2 (1.21%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.61%) Bash
9 1 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) Scala
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.27%) Degree
2 12 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.45%) MCSE
5 7 (4.24%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.24%) MCSA
5 7 (4.24%) MCTS
5 7 (4.24%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.03%) CCNA
7 4 (2.42%) MCITP
8 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.21%) CISSP
9 2 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.61%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.06%) GDPR
2 5 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.42%) SLA
4 2 (1.21%) GxP
4 2 (1.21%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 108 (65.45%) Active Directory
2 46 (27.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.52%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (6.67%) XenApp
5 10 (6.06%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 10 (6.06%) vSphere
6 7 (4.24%) Docker
6 7 (4.24%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.64%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.64%) NFS
7 6 (3.64%) VMware NSX
8 4 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (1.21%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.61%) HDFS
11 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (20.00%) SCCM
2 23 (13.94%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 17 (10.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (9.70%) Ansible
5 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (6.06%) SCOM
7 9 (5.45%) Terraform
7 9 (5.45%) WSUS
8 8 (4.85%) Kubernetes
8 8 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (4.85%) Puppet
9 5 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (2.42%) AirWatch
10 4 (2.42%) Backup Exec
10 4 (2.42%) FortiGate
10 4 (2.42%) MobiControl
10 4 (2.42%) NetBackup
10 4 (2.42%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.82%) QRadar
Vendors
1 91 (55.15%) Microsoft
2 65 (39.39%) VMware
3 39 (23.64%) Citrix
4 38 (23.03%) Cisco
5 11 (6.67%) HP
5 11 (6.67%) Oracle
6 9 (5.45%) Dell
6 9 (5.45%) Meraki
6 9 (5.45%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.24%) SaltStack
7 7 (4.24%) SolarWinds
8 6 (3.64%) NetApp
8 6 (3.64%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (3.64%) Sophos
9 5 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.03%) ESRI
9 5 (3.03%) Lumension
9 5 (3.03%) Veeam
10 4 (2.42%) Ivanti
10 4 (2.42%) SOTI