The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 46 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.99% 0.44% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.29% 2.47% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £20.60
% change year-on-year -22.35% +3.15%  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 96 81 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 27.27% 18.00% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 49
Median daily rate £369 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.95% +46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.68% -24.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Nottingham

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Nottingham

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Nottingham over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Nottingham

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) Back Office
7 3 (25.00%) WSUS
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (16.67%) SLA
8 2 (16.67%) IBM
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (16.67%) MCP

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) Android
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) VMS
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) Consul
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Polycom
2 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) CommVault
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp