Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 6 months to 16 July 2019 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 72 76
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 80 108 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.18% 2.84% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.81% 10.32% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 65
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £275 £318 £207
90th Percentile £551 £543 £475
South East median daily rate £370 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +4.37% +1.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% -
South East median hourly rate £22.40 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% +6.06% -45.00%

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,024 1,047 917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.90% 27.57% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 564 547
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £207
90th Percentile £575 £543 £500
South East median daily rate £415 £416 £400
% change year-on-year -0.30% +4.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 81 80
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +56.25% -62.60%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.88 £46.75 £43.83
South East median hourly rate £16.77 £18.11 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.40% +20.73% -25.00%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +5 14 £350 -24.32% 1
Southampton +6 11 £406 +2.85% 4
Farnborough +4 10 £425 - 2
Portsmouth -2 10 £443 - 2
Havant +11 9 £388 -18.42% 1
Winchester +11 5 - - 2
Basingstoke -26 2 - - 3
Fareham -2 1 - - 2
Gosport -3 1 £444 +6.96%
Andover -3 1 - -
Fleet - 1 £375 - 1
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (72.50%) Windows Server
3 47 (58.75%) Active Directory
4 43 (53.75%) VMware
4 43 (53.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 25 (31.25%) DV Cleared
7 24 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 23 (28.75%) DNS
9 22 (27.50%) Clustering
9 22 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
11 20 (25.00%) SCCM
11 20 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 19 (23.75%) Hyper-V
13 18 (22.50%) Windows 7
13 18 (22.50%) DHCP
14 17 (21.25%) ITIL
14 17 (21.25%) Oracle
14 17 (21.25%) HP
15 16 (20.00%) Firewall
16 14 (17.50%) SQL
17 13 (16.25%) Linux
17 13 (16.25%) VMware ESXi
18 12 (15.00%) WSUS
18 12 (15.00%) Java
18 12 (15.00%) Cisco
19 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
19 11 (13.75%) SCOM

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.50%) IIS
4 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.25%) Apache
5 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.00%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.75%) MS Project Server
7 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.50%) Confluence
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.25%) JBoss
9 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.25%) Office 365
4 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.75%) SaaS
6 2 (2.50%) IaaS
6 2 (2.50%) PaaS
7 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.75%) DNS
2 18 (22.50%) DHCP
3 16 (20.00%) Firewall
4 10 (12.50%) SAN
5 5 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.00%) NAS
6 4 (5.00%) SMTP
6 4 (5.00%) SSL
6 4 (5.00%) VLAN
6 4 (5.00%) VPN
6 4 (5.00%) X.400
7 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.75%) WAN
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.50%) LAN
8 2 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.50%) Skype
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MSI
2 2 (2.50%) JIRA
2 2 (2.50%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (7.50%) Military
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Automotive
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Environment Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) REST
2 1 (1.25%) Java RMI
2 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Clustering
2 8 (10.00%) PKI
3 6 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.25%) Replication
5 3 (3.75%) Acoustics
5 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (72.50%) Windows Server
3 43 (53.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (22.50%) Windows 7
5 13 (16.25%) Linux
6 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.75%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.75%) Solaris
9 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (21.25%) ITIL
3 11 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (11.25%) DevOps
4 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Automation
5 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.25%) Architectural Design
6 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.25%) Migration
6 5 (6.25%) Server Building
6 5 (6.25%) Server Management
6 5 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (17.50%) SQL
3 12 (15.00%) Java
4 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.50%) C++
5 2 (2.50%) Go
5 2 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) C
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 25 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) MCSE
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (7.50%) CCNA
6 5 (6.25%) CCNP
6 5 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (6.25%) VCP5
7 3 (3.75%) IISP
7 3 (3.75%) MCSA
8 2 (2.50%) Degree
8 2 (2.50%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (2.50%) VCP6
9 1 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) JSP 440
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (58.75%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (23.75%) Hyper-V
4 13 (16.25%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.75%) vSphere
5 7 (8.75%) XenApp
6 5 (6.25%) DFS Replication
7 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.75%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.50%) Docker
9 2 (2.50%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (25.00%) SCCM
2 12 (15.00%) WSUS
3 11 (13.75%) SCOM
4 8 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (6.25%) SCVMM
6 4 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (5.00%) vCenter Server
7 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (3.75%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.50%) Mesos
8 2 (2.50%) Terraform
8 2 (2.50%) vMotion
9 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (53.75%) VMware
2 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 17 (21.25%) HP
3 17 (21.25%) Oracle
4 12 (15.00%) Cisco
5 9 (11.25%) Citrix
6 7 (8.75%) Lumension
7 6 (7.50%) 3PAR
7 6 (7.50%) Ivanti
8 5 (6.25%) IBM
9 4 (5.00%) Atlassian
9 4 (5.00%) BEA
9 4 (5.00%) McAfee
10 3 (3.75%) Intel
11 2 (2.50%) Google
11 2 (2.50%) Juniper
11 2 (2.50%) Symantec
11 2 (2.50%) Veeam
12 1 (1.25%) Brocade
12 1 (1.25%) Riverbed