The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 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 30 April 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 / Farnborough
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 13 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 1.96% 7.25% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 16.67% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £328 £330
% change year-on-year -0.76% -0.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -23.80% +5.00%  

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 Farnborough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Farnborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 30 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 27.45% 43.48% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 24
Median daily rate £388 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough 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 Farnborough

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) GCIH
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) VMware