The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 27 April 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 46 67
Rank change year-on-year -30 +21  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 23 56 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.77% 4.17% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.28% 10.98% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 40 18
Median daily rate £338 £313 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -19.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £185 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £430 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £326 £338
% change year-on-year -0.38% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -23.80% +5.00%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 366 510 332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.18% 37.95% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 325 167
Median daily rate £401 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.90% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 44 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year -7.95% +6.92%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Surrey

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Surrey over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Surrey

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Surrey

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom -4 3 £325 +71.05% 2
Woking +2 2 £350 - 1
Staines - 2 - -
Tadworth - 2 - -
Leatherhead +26 1 £350 -17.64% 1
Weybridge - 1 £105 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (63.41%) Windows Server
4 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
5 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
6 14 (34.15%) VMware
6 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
7 11 (26.83%) Finance
7 11 (26.83%) SQL
8 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
8 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (21.95%) ITIL
10 8 (19.51%) Linux
10 8 (19.51%) HP
10 8 (19.51%) DNS
10 8 (19.51%) Citrix
11 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
11 7 (17.07%) Firewall
11 7 (17.07%) Office 365
11 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
11 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (14.63%) Proactive Monitoring
12 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
12 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (14.63%) Service Management
12 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
12 6 (14.63%) DHCP

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.20%) IIS
4 4 (9.76%) JBoss
4 4 (9.76%) WildFly
5 1 (2.44%) Moodle
5 1 (2.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Postilion
1 1 (2.44%) ResourceLink
1 1 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (17.07%) Office 365
4 3 (7.32%) IaaS
4 3 (7.32%) PaaS
4 3 (7.32%) SaaS
5 2 (4.88%) GitHub
6 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) Firewall
3 6 (14.63%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) Internet
3 6 (14.63%) VPN
4 5 (12.20%) Intranet
4 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (9.76%) NetScaler
6 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 3 (7.32%) LDAP
6 3 (7.32%) SSH
6 3 (7.32%) WAN
7 2 (4.88%) Network Security
7 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.44%) 4G
8 1 (2.44%) PABX
8 1 (2.44%) SAN
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.44%) Event Store
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) RavenDB
2 1 (2.44%) Redis
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) JSUnit
1 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Administrator
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.32%) AWS Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) IT Support
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) Middleware
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) ActiveX
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.44%) Durandal
4 1 (2.44%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) LAMP
4 1 (2.44%) LESS
4 1 (2.44%) MSMQ
4 1 (2.44%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) RxJS
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Client/Server
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.20%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (63.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (19.51%) Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Unix
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) Debian
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
3 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
3 6 (14.63%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (14.63%) Service Management
4 5 (12.20%) Regulatory Compliance
4 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.76%) Security Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.44%) Contract Management
8 1 (2.44%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) MCSE
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) CCA
2 4 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.76%) XenApp
6 2 (4.88%) vSphere
7 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.44%) Docker
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Nagios
2 4 (9.76%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 4 (9.76%) XenMobile
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) Ansible
4 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Citrix
3 8 (19.51%) HP
4 6 (14.63%) NetApp
5 4 (9.76%) Intel Security
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) Symantec
6 3 (7.32%) Veritas
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) Apple
8 1 (2.44%) CA
8 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) Intel
8 1 (2.44%) Mitel