The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 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 25 June 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
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 27 24
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.05% 3.53% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.06% 13.58% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £456 £329 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.78% -17.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £282 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £376 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year -4.41% +0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £20.80
% change year-on-year -23.25% +3.36%  

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 Basingstoke with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 79 81 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 20.73% 25.96% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 32
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.53% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.45 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) PKI
5 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (33.33%) WSUS
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) SOA

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) Extranet
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) GCIH
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PowerCLI
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Intel