The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough 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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 13 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 6.25% 4.85% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 10.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +24.24%
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 Farnborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 48 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 53.13% 46.60% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 11
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £458 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.33 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Windows Server 2012
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) WSUS
6 1 (14.29%) Migration

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Project Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft