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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 65 92 95
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 54 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.61% 1.32% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.32% 4.26% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 11
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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 £268 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -33.33%
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
649 611 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.41% 31.00% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 311 313
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 38 53
Average hourly rate £16.16 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.82% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £8.68 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 June 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 June 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 +6 17 £348 +3.73% 8
Havant +1 11 £418 +19.28%
Farnborough -3 4 £116 -62.04% 4
Basingstoke 0 2 £400 +116.21% 1
Hook -8 2 £335 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Winchester -12 1 £313 -
Andover - 1 £450 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (74.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (57.85%) Microsoft
4 66 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 60 (49.59%) VMware
6 50 (41.32%) Security Cleared
7 47 (38.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (33.06%) SC Cleared
9 36 (29.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (29.75%) SQL Server
10 35 (28.93%) SQL
11 29 (23.97%) Citrix
12 27 (22.31%) HP
13 25 (20.66%) MS Exchange
14 24 (19.83%) PowerShell
15 23 (19.01%) Configuration Management
16 22 (18.18%) SCCM
17 21 (17.36%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (16.53%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (16.53%) SAN
19 19 (15.70%) ITIL
19 19 (15.70%) Clustering
19 19 (15.70%) Firewall
19 19 (15.70%) Data Centre
20 17 (14.05%) MS Excel
20 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (14.05%) Windows 7
20 17 (14.05%) 3PAR
21 16 (13.22%) DV Cleared
22 15 (12.40%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 25 (20.66%) MS Exchange
2 20 (16.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (10.74%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.96%) IIS
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.31%) MediaWiki
6 3 (2.48%) Lync
6 3 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.48%) assyst
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.65%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.53%) SAN
2 19 (15.70%) Firewall
3 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.44%) DNS
4 5 (4.13%) FCoE
4 5 (4.13%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (4.13%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.48%) Internet
5 3 (2.48%) SMTP
5 3 (2.48%) LAN
5 3 (2.48%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.65%) NAS
6 2 (1.65%) PBX
6 2 (1.65%) VoIP
6 2 (1.65%) WAN
6 2 (1.65%) DHCP
6 2 (1.65%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.65%) PCoIP
7 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.83%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.13%) MySQL
8 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.48%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.65%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MSI
2 3 (2.48%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (1.65%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.83%) NuGet
4 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.83%) Legal
2 1 (0.83%) Military
2 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (26.45%) Wintel Engineer
2 15 (12.40%) Architect
3 14 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.74%) Server Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.96%) Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Consultant
7 6 (4.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) IT Support
7 6 (4.96%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Administrator
9 4 (3.31%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) .NET
2 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.96%) HTML
4 5 (4.13%) XML
5 4 (3.31%) XSL
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 4 (3.31%) WCF
5 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.48%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.48%) JSON
6 3 (2.48%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 2 (1.65%) jQuery
7 2 (1.65%) XML-RPC
7 2 (1.65%) Ajax
7 2 (1.65%) JSP
7 2 (1.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Clustering
1 19 (15.70%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.44%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.65%) IVR
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) GIS
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (74.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (38.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (14.05%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.92%) Windows 8
6 10 (8.26%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.44%) Linux
8 6 (4.96%) UNIX
9 4 (3.31%) AIX
9 4 (3.31%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) Configuration Management
2 19 (15.70%) ITIL
3 14 (11.57%) Migration
4 13 (10.74%) Fault Management
5 7 (5.79%) Performance Testing
5 7 (5.79%) Change Control
5 7 (5.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (4.96%) CRM
6 6 (4.96%) Change Management
7 4 (3.31%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.31%) SDLC
8 3 (2.48%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.48%) MVC
8 3 (2.48%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.48%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.48%) Service Management
8 3 (2.48%) Scrum
8 3 (2.48%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.48%) Information Security
8 3 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.93%) SQL
2 24 (19.83%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.92%) VBScript
4 8 (6.61%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.79%) C#
5 7 (5.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.96%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.13%) VB
8 4 (3.31%) Korn
9 3 (2.48%) VBA
10 2 (1.65%) Perl
10 2 (1.65%) Java
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 50 (41.32%) Security Cleared
2 40 (33.06%) SC Cleared
3 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (13.22%) DV Cleared
5 14 (11.57%) MCSE
6 7 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.96%) VCP4
7 6 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.13%) CCNA
9 2 (1.65%) MCP
9 2 (1.65%) MCITP
9 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.65%) RHCE
9 2 (1.65%) RHCA
9 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.65%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.65%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 66 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 36 (29.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.09%) vSphere
5 8 (6.61%) XenApp
6 6 (4.96%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.48%) LiteSpeed
7 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (18.18%) SCCM
2 12 (9.92%) SCOM
3 6 (4.96%) vMotion
4 4 (3.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.48%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.48%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.83%) WMI
7 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.83%) Puppet
7 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.83%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 70 (57.85%) Microsoft
2 60 (49.59%) VMware
3 29 (23.97%) Citrix
4 27 (22.31%) HP
5 17 (14.05%) 3PAR
6 14 (11.57%) Oracle
7 7 (5.79%) Cisco
7 7 (5.79%) Intel
8 6 (4.96%) McAfee
9 5 (4.13%) Lumension
10 4 (3.31%) Symantec
11 3 (2.48%) Remedy
11 3 (2.48%) Altiris
11 3 (2.48%) IBM
11 3 (2.48%) CA
11 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.48%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.65%) Sophos
12 2 (1.65%) Borland
13 1 (0.83%) Brocade
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