The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 44 83 102
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 88 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.01% 1.81% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.89% 5.59% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 23 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £346 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.70% -4.00%
Windows Server 2012
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
591 680 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.95% 32.41% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 372 278
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +23 27 £363 +11.53% 2
Winchester -8 12 £330 -5.71% 1
Farnborough +3 11 £400 +48.83% 1
Basingstoke +7 8 £313 -
Gosport - 7 £456 -
Portsmouth -6 4 £425 +63.46% 1
Havant - 3 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (72.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (57.04%) Microsoft
4 75 (52.82%) VMware
5 58 (40.85%) Active Directory
6 49 (34.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 47 (33.10%) MS Exchange
8 45 (31.69%) SQL Server
9 44 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2010
10 42 (29.58%) ITIL
10 42 (29.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (28.17%) SQL
11 40 (28.17%) MCSE
12 39 (27.46%) Security Cleared
13 37 (26.06%) Citrix
14 34 (23.94%) PowerShell
14 34 (23.94%) SC Cleared
14 34 (23.94%) vSphere
15 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2013
16 29 (20.42%) Intel
17 28 (19.72%) SCCM
18 27 (19.01%) Linux
19 26 (18.31%) Oracle
20 24 (16.90%) Firewall
21 22 (15.49%) XenApp
22 21 (14.79%) SQL Server 2012
23 20 (14.08%) SCOM
23 20 (14.08%) HP
24 18 (12.68%) Oracle Database

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 47 (33.10%) MS Exchange
2 44 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (11.27%) IIS
5 14 (9.86%) Lync
6 6 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.11%) CICS
8 3 (2.11%) MediaWiki
9 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.70%) CMS
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.90%) Firewall
2 16 (11.27%) NetScaler
3 15 (10.56%) TCP/IP
4 13 (9.15%) SAN
5 9 (6.34%) DNS
6 7 (4.93%) IPv4
6 7 (4.93%) IPv6
6 7 (4.93%) FCoE
6 7 (4.93%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (4.23%) SNMP
8 5 (3.52%) DHCP
9 4 (2.82%) WAN
10 3 (2.11%) VoIP
10 3 (2.11%) LAN
10 3 (2.11%) VPN
10 3 (2.11%) Internet
11 2 (1.41%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.41%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.41%) NAS
11 2 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (12.68%) Oracle Database
4 17 (11.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.52%) MySQL
8 4 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.11%) DB2
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.41%) MSI
3 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.70%) NuGet
3 1 (0.70%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (5.63%) Military
2 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.11%) Finance
3 3 (2.11%) Billing
4 2 (1.41%) Law
4 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 51 (35.92%) Architect
2 36 (25.35%) Infrastructure Architect
3 18 (12.68%) Consultant
4 13 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.15%) Wintel Engineer
5 11 (7.75%) Analyst
6 9 (6.34%) Technical Architect
6 9 (6.34%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (4.23%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Monitoring Specialist
8 5 (3.52%) Storage Architect
8 5 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Designer
8 5 (3.52%) Designer
8 5 (3.52%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.86%) .NET
2 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.82%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.11%) XML
3 3 (2.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.11%) HTML
4 2 (1.41%) XML-RPC
4 2 (1.41%) Ajax
4 2 (1.41%) XSL
4 2 (1.41%) Web Services
4 2 (1.41%) jQuery
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (1.41%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.70%) YAML
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.70%) WCF
5 1 (0.70%) Flash
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Clustering
1 12 (8.45%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.41%) IVR
5 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Life Science
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.70%) GIS
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 142 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (72.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (19.01%) Linux
5 17 (11.97%) UNIX
6 13 (9.15%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (7.04%) HPUX
9 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.11%) AIX
10 3 (2.11%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.58%) ITIL
2 16 (11.27%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (9.15%) Configuration Management
4 10 (7.04%) Change Management
5 9 (6.34%) Project Management
5 9 (6.34%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.93%) Migration
8 6 (4.23%) Business Continuity
8 6 (4.23%) Dependency Management
8 6 (4.23%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (3.52%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (3.52%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.11%) Web Development
10 3 (2.11%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (2.11%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.11%) CRM
10 3 (2.11%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.17%) SQL
2 34 (23.94%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.45%) VBScript
4 8 (5.63%) Perl
5 7 (4.93%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.82%) C#
9 3 (2.11%) COBOL
9 3 (2.11%) VB
9 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.11%) Korn
10 2 (1.41%) VBA
10 2 (1.41%) Java
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 42 (29.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (28.17%) MCSE
3 39 (27.46%) Security Cleared
4 34 (23.94%) SC Cleared
5 11 (7.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (6.34%) VCP4
7 8 (5.63%) Degree
8 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.11%) CCNA
8 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.41%) MCP
10 1 (0.70%) MCSA
10 1 (0.70%) CCNP
10 1 (0.70%) CNE
10 1 (0.70%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.70%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.70%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 58 (40.85%) Active Directory
2 49 (34.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (23.94%) vSphere
4 22 (15.49%) XenApp
5 13 (9.15%) Hyper-V
5 13 (9.15%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.34%) XenServer
7 3 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.70%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (19.72%) SCCM
2 20 (14.08%) SCOM
3 10 (7.04%) vMotion
4 6 (4.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (2.82%) SCOrch
5 4 (2.82%) SCSM
6 3 (2.11%) LiteSpeed
7 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.41%) Puppet
7 2 (1.41%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.70%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.70%) MOM
8 1 (0.70%) WMI
8 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (57.04%) Microsoft
2 75 (52.82%) VMware
3 37 (26.06%) Citrix
4 29 (20.42%) Intel
5 26 (18.31%) Oracle
6 20 (14.08%) HP
7 11 (7.75%) 3PAR
8 10 (7.04%) IBM
8 10 (7.04%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.93%) Cisco
10 6 (4.23%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.23%) ComArch
11 4 (2.82%) Dell
12 3 (2.11%) Cognos
12 3 (2.11%) NetApp
12 3 (2.11%) Fujitsu
12 3 (2.11%) Lumension
12 3 (2.11%) Dell Compellent
13 2 (1.41%) F5
13 2 (1.41%) ArcSight