Period
to

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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 442 358 224
Rank change year-on-year -84 -134 +73
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 140 147 181
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.53% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 3.77% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 119 132
10th Percentile £202 £225 £185
25th Percentile £313 £325 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £435 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +2.30% +6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £547 £519 £488
90th Percentile £621 £575 £525
England median daily rate £425 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
10th Percentile - £16.25 £25.00
25th Percentile - £16.26 £30.47
Median hourly rate - £17.34 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year - -62.72% +32.86%
75th Percentile - £18.58 £47.83
90th Percentile - £18.68 -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.44 £26.50
% change year-on-year +8.47% -30.42% +18.30%

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 5,325 3,895 3,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.44% 14.07% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,891 2,728 2,193
10th Percentile £233 £285 £200
25th Percentile £413 £413 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £501 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +5.37% -1.81%
75th Percentile £673 £613 £575
90th Percentile £763 £700 £663
England median daily rate £500 £458 £438
% change year-on-year +9.29% +4.57% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 50 64
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.98 £14.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £16.96 £18.70
Median hourly rate £23.91 £33.75 £25.75
Median % change year-on-year -29.16% +31.07% +22.62%
75th Percentile £46.28 £60.75 £47.83
90th Percentile £62.75 £66.65 £53.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% - +1.45%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -28 21 £523 +14.63% 11
West London -8 7 £325 -40.91% 4
South London -11 3 £225 -43.75% 2
East London -10 2 £363 +72.62% 4
North London - 2 £334 -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 84 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 81 (57.86%) Windows Server
4 75 (53.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 68 (48.57%) Azure
6 59 (42.14%) Microsoft 365
7 56 (40.00%) VMware
8 46 (32.86%) PowerShell
9 44 (31.43%) SQL
10 43 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (29.29%) SCCM
12 41 (29.29%) SQL Server
12 41 (29.29%) ITIL
13 39 (27.86%) Windows Server 2019
14 36 (25.71%) Windows 10
15 34 (24.29%) Finance
16 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Office
17 26 (18.57%) Cisco
17 26 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 25 (17.86%) IIS
19 24 (17.14%) DNS
19 24 (17.14%) Citrix
20 23 (16.43%) Firewall
21 21 (15.00%) SCOM
22 20 (14.29%) Security Cleared
22 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
22 20 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
22 20 (14.29%) DHCP

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 25 (17.86%) IIS
2 12 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.43%) Confluence
4 9 (6.43%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (6.43%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.71%) Site Server
8 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 68 (48.57%) Azure
2 59 (42.14%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (10.00%) SaaS
5 11 (7.86%) AWS
5 11 (7.86%) PaaS
6 10 (7.14%) OneDrive
7 8 (5.71%) IaaS
8 6 (4.29%) Power Platform
9 4 (2.86%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.43%) Azure Monitor
10 2 (1.43%) Azure Sentinel
10 2 (1.43%) Nutanix
11 1 (0.71%) Azure DevOps
11 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.71%) GCP
11 1 (0.71%) Rubrik
11 1 (0.71%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.14%) DNS
2 23 (16.43%) Firewall
3 20 (14.29%) DHCP
4 16 (11.43%) SSL
4 16 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 13 (9.29%) WAN
5 13 (9.29%) Wireless
6 12 (8.57%) LAN
6 12 (8.57%) SAN
6 12 (8.57%) VoIP
7 9 (6.43%) HTTP
8 7 (5.00%) Internet
9 4 (2.86%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.86%) Network Security
9 4 (2.86%) VPN
10 3 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.14%) FTP
11 2 (1.43%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.43%) VLAN
11 2 (1.43%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (4.29%) Power BI
5 5 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (3.57%) OLAP
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.14%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.71%) HBase
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Eclipse
1 9 (6.43%) IBM UrbanCode
1 9 (6.43%) JIRA
2 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.43%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.71%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.71%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.71%) GitLab
5 1 (0.71%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.71%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (24.29%) Finance
2 18 (12.86%) Social Skills
3 8 (5.71%) Banking
3 8 (5.71%) Legal
4 6 (4.29%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Law
5 4 (2.86%) Marketing
6 2 (1.43%) Advertising
6 2 (1.43%) Digital Economy
6 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.43%) Front Office
6 2 (1.43%) Games
6 2 (1.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (1.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (21.43%) Analyst
2 20 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 10 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (7.14%) Architect
4 10 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (7.14%) IT Support
5 9 (6.43%) Desktop Support
5 9 (6.43%) WebSphere Engineer
6 8 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (4.29%) DBA
8 6 (4.29%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) IT Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) SQL DBA
9 5 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.43%) Middleware
2 4 (2.86%) .NET
3 3 (2.14%) Software Packaging
3 3 (2.14%) Web Services
3 3 (2.14%) YAML
4 2 (1.43%) REST
4 2 (1.43%) SAML
4 2 (1.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Tez
5 1 (0.71%) Azure Blueprints
5 1 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.71%) Flash
5 1 (0.71%) LDAP
5 1 (0.71%) SPNEGO
5 1 (0.71%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Clustering
2 12 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.43%) NHS
3 9 (6.43%) PKI
4 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.00%) Replication
5 6 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.57%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.86%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.86%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.14%) Housing Association
8 3 (2.14%) Reinsurance
8 3 (2.14%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.43%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (57.86%) Windows Server
3 75 (53.57%) Windows Server 2016
4 42 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (27.86%) Windows Server 2019
6 36 (25.71%) Windows 10
7 20 (14.29%) Linux
8 16 (11.43%) Windows 7
9 12 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (8.57%) Unix
10 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.14%) Solaris
12 3 (2.14%) VMS
12 3 (2.14%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.71%) Android
13 1 (0.71%) CentOS
13 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.29%) ITIL
2 26 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (13.57%) Migration
4 17 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.00%) Project Delivery
6 12 (8.57%) DevOps
7 11 (7.86%) High Availability
8 10 (7.14%) Agile
8 10 (7.14%) Project Management
9 9 (6.43%) Business Continuity
9 9 (6.43%) Change Management
9 9 (6.43%) Security Hardening
9 9 (6.43%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 8 (5.71%) CI/CD
10 8 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (5.00%) Problem Management
12 6 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.86%) PowerShell
2 44 (31.43%) SQL
3 12 (8.57%) Bash
4 10 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.57%) Python
6 4 (2.86%) Java
6 4 (2.86%) Perl
7 3 (2.14%) C++
7 3 (2.14%) VB
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) C#
8 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.43%) MCSA
5 8 (5.71%) MCSE
6 7 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.57%) MCITP
9 4 (2.86%) CCNA
9 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.86%) MCTS
10 2 (1.43%) CCA
10 2 (1.43%) CCAA
10 2 (1.43%) CISSP
10 2 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.43%) MCP
10 2 (1.43%) MCSD
10 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) GDPR
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) COBIT
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) NCSC
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 84 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 43 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (8.57%) XenApp
6 9 (6.43%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (6.43%) vSphere
7 8 (5.71%) XenDesktop
8 7 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (4.29%) Hyper-V
10 5 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (2.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (2.14%) MetaFrame
13 2 (1.43%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.71%) Firmware
14 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.71%) NFS
14 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (29.29%) SCCM
2 21 (15.00%) SCOM
3 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
5 12 (8.57%) Ansible
5 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (8.57%) WSUS
6 10 (7.14%) NetBackup
6 10 (7.14%) vCenter Server
7 8 (5.71%) SCOrch
8 7 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (4.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 6 (4.29%) Terraform
10 4 (2.86%) SCSM
11 3 (2.14%) Dollar Universe
11 3 (2.14%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (2.14%) Puppet
11 3 (2.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (2.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 84 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (40.00%) VMware
3 26 (18.57%) Cisco
4 24 (17.14%) Citrix
5 12 (8.57%) HP
5 12 (8.57%) IBM
6 11 (7.86%) Dell
7 10 (7.14%) Splunk
8 9 (6.43%) CyberArk
8 9 (6.43%) Dynatrace
9 7 (5.00%) EMC
10 6 (4.29%) Veeam
11 5 (3.57%) Mitel
11 5 (3.57%) Oracle
12 4 (2.86%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.86%) Intel
12 4 (2.86%) McAfee
12 4 (2.86%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.86%) Symantec
12 4 (2.86%) Veritas