Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 289 283 238
Rank change year-on-year -6 -45 -41
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 338 410 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 0.89% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.68% 4.36% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 294 287
London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £158 £160 £188
90th Percentile £500 £538 £518
England median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 7
London median hourly rate £42.11 £27.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.13% -42.50% +282.64%
10th Percentile £20.30 £12.00 £42.50
90th Percentile £47.63 £47.83 £150.00
England median hourly rate £22.40 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.89% +15.15% -10.81%

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 7,215 9,410 8,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.03% 20.51% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,061 6,662 6,131
London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £173 £203 £226
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 315 233
London median hourly rate £20.67 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.76% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £12.55
90th Percentile £52.15 £47.83 £49.84
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.68% +5.35%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +20 85 £400 - 34
South London +27 16 £350 -12.50% 4
West London -5 16 £275 +10.00% 19
North London +3 6 £388 +93.75% 4
East London - 2 - - 7
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 338 (100.00%) Windows
2 251 (74.26%) Windows Server
3 229 (67.75%) Active Directory
4 190 (56.21%) Microsoft
5 189 (55.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 158 (46.75%) VMware
7 146 (43.20%) Office 365
8 109 (32.25%) Windows 10
9 93 (27.51%) SCCM
10 90 (26.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 90 (26.63%) DNS
11 87 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 79 (23.37%) PowerShell
13 78 (23.08%) DHCP
14 76 (22.49%) Finance
15 73 (21.60%) Windows 7
15 73 (21.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 63 (18.64%) SQL Server
17 61 (18.05%) Migration
18 59 (17.46%) Citrix
19 57 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
20 56 (16.57%) MS Exchange
21 55 (16.27%) Cisco
21 55 (16.27%) Firewall
22 54 (15.98%) SQL
23 48 (14.20%) SAN
24 46 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
24 46 (13.61%) VMware ESXi
25 43 (12.72%) ITIL
26 42 (12.43%) Hyper-V

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 56 (16.57%) MS Exchange
2 40 (11.83%) Skype for Business
3 34 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (8.28%) SharePoint
6 25 (7.40%) IIS
7 12 (3.55%) Confluence
8 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.89%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.59%) CMS
11 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.30%) Apache
12 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (0.59%) Retail-J
2 2 (0.59%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 146 (43.20%) Office 365
2 90 (26.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (10.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.66%) SaaS
6 7 (2.07%) PaaS
7 6 (1.78%) G Suite
7 6 (1.78%) IaaS
8 5 (1.48%) GitHub
9 4 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.89%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.59%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (0.59%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.59%) Route 53
11 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.59%) Yammer
12 1 (0.30%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 90 (26.63%) DNS
2 78 (23.08%) DHCP
3 55 (16.27%) Firewall
4 48 (14.20%) SAN
5 36 (10.65%) LAN
6 35 (10.36%) WAN
7 33 (9.76%) VPN
8 31 (9.17%) Skype
8 31 (9.17%) TCP/IP
9 21 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (5.62%) VoIP
11 14 (4.14%) NAS
12 10 (2.96%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (2.37%) Kerberos
13 8 (2.37%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.37%) VLAN
14 6 (1.78%) PBX
14 6 (1.78%) SNMP
14 6 (1.78%) Wireless
15 5 (1.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (1.48%) MySQL
5 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.30%) Redis
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (5.62%) MSI
2 14 (4.14%) JIRA
3 8 (2.37%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.78%) WinDbg
5 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.18%) Subversion
6 3 (0.89%) Hudson
7 2 (0.59%) Ant
7 2 (0.59%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.30%) Chocolatey
8 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 76 (22.49%) Finance
2 32 (9.47%) Banking
3 8 (2.37%) Investment Banking
3 8 (2.37%) Law
4 7 (2.07%) Retail
5 5 (1.48%) Publishing
6 4 (1.18%) Back Office
6 4 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.18%) Legal
7 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (18.34%) Analyst
2 61 (18.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 52 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 44 (13.02%) Windows Engineer
5 33 (9.76%) Server Engineer
6 29 (8.58%) Support Analyst
7 26 (7.69%) IT Support
8 23 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (6.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 20 (5.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 19 (5.62%) Desktop Support
11 19 (5.62%) IT Engineer
12 18 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support
13 17 (5.03%) VMware Engineer
14 15 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 15 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
15 14 (4.14%) Administrator
15 14 (4.14%) Service Analyst
15 14 (4.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.14%) RESTful
2 12 (3.55%) .NET
3 9 (2.66%) Ajax
3 9 (2.66%) Software Packaging
4 7 (2.07%) Web Services
4 7 (2.07%) XML
5 6 (1.78%) HTML
6 5 (1.48%) SAML
6 5 (1.48%) Swagger
7 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.18%) LDAP
8 3 (0.89%) CSS
8 3 (0.89%) HTML5
9 2 (0.59%) DOM
9 2 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.59%) Java RMI
9 2 (0.59%) JSON
9 2 (0.59%) REST
9 2 (0.59%) XSLT
9 2 (0.59%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.40%) Clustering
1 25 (7.40%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.96%) iPhone
5 10 (2.96%) User Experience
6 9 (2.66%) Replication
7 7 (2.07%) PKI
8 6 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.48%) Handset
9 5 (1.48%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.89%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.59%) AS400
11 2 (0.59%) BYOD
11 2 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.59%) Equities
11 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 338 (100.00%) Windows
2 251 (74.26%) Windows Server
3 189 (55.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 109 (32.25%) Windows 10
5 73 (21.60%) Windows 7
6 38 (11.24%) Linux
7 34 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (5.03%) Android
9 11 (3.25%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.96%) Ubuntu
11 9 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.66%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.78%) CentOS
13 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.48%) Unix
14 4 (1.18%) VMS
15 3 (0.89%) AIX
15 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.89%) Solaris
15 3 (0.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 61 (18.05%) Migration
3 43 (12.72%) ITIL
4 27 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (5.92%) Incident Management
6 17 (5.03%) Problem Management
7 16 (4.73%) Application Packaging
8 15 (4.44%) Change Management
8 15 (4.44%) Information Security
8 15 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
9 14 (4.14%) CRM
9 14 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (3.85%) DevOps
10 13 (3.85%) ITSM
11 12 (3.55%) Infrastructure as Code
12 11 (3.25%) Project Management
12 11 (3.25%) Server Management
12 11 (3.25%) Service Management
13 10 (2.96%) Change Control
13 10 (2.96%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 79 (23.37%) PowerShell
2 54 (15.98%) SQL
3 12 (3.55%) C#
4 11 (3.25%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.96%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.37%) Python
7 7 (2.07%) Java
7 7 (2.07%) VBScript
8 5 (1.48%) C
8 5 (1.48%) Perl
9 3 (0.89%) C++
9 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.59%) AWK
10 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.59%) PHP
10 2 (0.59%) PHP 5
10 2 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (7.99%) Security Cleared
3 25 (7.40%) MCSE
4 23 (6.80%) MCSA
5 19 (5.62%) SC Cleared
6 15 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.55%) CCNA
8 11 (3.25%) MCITP
9 9 (2.66%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.78%) CCNP
11 5 (1.48%) CCA
11 5 (1.48%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.18%) MCP
13 3 (0.89%) Degree
14 2 (0.59%) CCEA
14 2 (0.59%) MCDST
14 2 (0.59%) MCTS
14 2 (0.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.44%) SLA
2 5 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) GDPR
3 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 229 (67.75%) Active Directory
2 87 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (13.61%) VMware ESXi
4 42 (12.43%) Hyper-V
5 40 (11.83%) vSphere
6 26 (7.69%) XenApp
7 19 (5.62%) XenDesktop
8 15 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (2.37%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.78%) BitLocker
12 5 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.18%) VMware NSX
13 4 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.89%) Docker
14 3 (0.89%) pfSense
14 3 (0.89%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.59%) vCloud
15 2 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 93 (27.51%) SCCM
2 22 (6.51%) WSUS
3 20 (5.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 19 (5.62%) SCOM
5 17 (5.03%) Microsoft Clustering
5 17 (5.03%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (3.55%) vCenter Server
7 11 (3.25%) vMotion
8 9 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (2.66%) Perfmon
9 7 (2.07%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (1.78%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.78%) Ansible
10 6 (1.78%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.48%) FortiGate
11 5 (1.48%) Puppet
12 3 (0.89%) Nagios
12 3 (0.89%) PowerCLI
12 3 (0.89%) Simpana
12 3 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 190 (56.21%) Microsoft
2 158 (46.75%) VMware
3 59 (17.46%) Citrix
4 55 (16.27%) Cisco
5 35 (10.36%) HP
6 30 (8.88%) NetApp
7 17 (5.03%) Dell
8 15 (4.44%) EMC
9 14 (4.14%) Red Hat
10 12 (3.55%) Meraki
11 9 (2.66%) Adobe
11 9 (2.66%) Ivanti
11 9 (2.66%) Veeam
12 8 (2.37%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.37%) IBM
12 8 (2.37%) Sophos
12 8 (2.37%) Trend Micro
13 7 (2.07%) Apple
13 7 (2.07%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.07%) Mitel