The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 25 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.89% 1.93% 5.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.98% 6.45% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate £350 £290 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +56.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.09 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +3.03%
Windows Server 2012
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 62 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 27.22% 29.95% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 54
Average daily rate £325 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £276 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £17.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
3 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
4 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
5 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
6 11 (47.83%) VMware
7 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (39.13%) SCCM
8 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
9 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
9 7 (30.43%) Linux
9 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
10 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
10 6 (26.09%) SCOM
11 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
11 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
11 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (17.39%) VBScript
12 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
12 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
12 4 (17.39%) Open Source
12 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
13 3 (13.04%) Change Control
13 3 (13.04%) JSP 440

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) StarTeam
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SOA Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
2 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Open Source
4 3 (13.04%) Change Control
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) Wealth Management
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
1 4 (17.39%) VBScript
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (8.70%) CLAS
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) VCP4
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) JSP 440
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) Docker
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCCM
2 6 (26.09%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.35%) vMotion
3 1 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) Borland
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) CommVault
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Google
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam