Period
to 30 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 October 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 126 159
Rank change year-on-year 0 +33 -56
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 34 257 272
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 1.86% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.59% 8.38% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 169 159
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £221 £182 £185
90th Percentile £506 £500 £539
England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 17
Median hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.67% +33.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £13.10
90th Percentile £12.25 £132.00 £46.16
England median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -1.72% +39.76% +5.54%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 740 3,065 3,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.40% 22.23% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 1,766 1,857
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £155 £146 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £440 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +3.53% -2.30% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 244 301
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.39% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the South East over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 30 October 2020. 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
Thames Valley +40 15 £420 +50.00% 8
Hampshire +5 14 £469 +17.19% 12
Berkshire +65 8 £425 +30.77% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £404 +4.14% 3
Oxfordshire +33 3 £233 +46.46% 3
West Sussex +37 2 £350 -6.35% 5
Surrey +63 1 £213 -54.04% 4
East Sussex +27 1 £110 -67.65%
Kent +20 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server
4 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 19 (55.88%) VMware
5 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
7 14 (41.18%) DNS
7 14 (41.18%) Office 365
8 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (35.29%) SCCM
9 12 (35.29%) DHCP
10 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
10 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (29.41%) Migration
12 9 (26.47%) Firewall
12 9 (26.47%) PKI
12 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
12 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (20.59%) Azure
13 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (20.59%) McAfee
13 7 (20.59%) Skype
13 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
14 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (17.65%) High Availability
14 6 (17.65%) Sonus
14 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (17.65%) PBX
14 6 (17.65%) Cisco

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (20.59%) Skype for Business
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Office 365
2 7 (20.59%) Azure
3 3 (8.82%) IaaS
4 2 (5.88%) AWS
4 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.94%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) DNS
2 12 (35.29%) DHCP
3 9 (26.47%) Firewall
4 7 (20.59%) Skype
5 6 (17.65%) PBX
6 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.82%) WAN
7 2 (5.88%) SAN
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (2.94%) IPsec
8 1 (2.94%) LAN
8 1 (2.94%) NAS
8 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.94%) VLAN
8 1 (2.94%) VSAN
8 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Power BI
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Office 365 Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Server Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) CGI
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
1 9 (26.47%) PKI
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.88%) iPhone
5 2 (5.88%) Replication
6 1 (2.94%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server
3 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.65%) Linux
6 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.94%) AIX
8 1 (2.94%) CentOS
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Migration
2 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.65%) High Availability
3 6 (17.65%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Network Management
5 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) Terminal Server
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) SCOM
3 5 (14.71%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (8.82%) WSUS
5 2 (5.88%) Ansible
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.88%) Puppet
6 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.94%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.94%) Terraform
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) McAfee
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) Sonus
5 5 (14.71%) Juniper
5 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
6 4 (11.76%) Citrix
7 3 (8.82%) Dell
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.88%) EMC
8 2 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (5.88%) IBM
9 1 (2.94%) Apple
9 1 (2.94%) Avaya
9 1 (2.94%) Gemalto
9 1 (2.94%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) Lotus
9 1 (2.94%) Lumension
9 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow