Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 56 54
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +41
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 109 136 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.09% 3.49% 3.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.98% 12.31% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 97 119
Hampshire median daily rate £370 £330 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -8.97% +20.83%
10th Percentile £196 £258 £273
90th Percentile £470 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £336 £325 £348
% change year-on-year +3.46% -6.47% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £38.38 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.12% +104.67% -30.56%
10th Percentile £10.40 £25.08 £14.75
90th Percentile £18.05 £51.68 £33.36
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £24.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.31% +41.43% -22.22%

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 993 1105 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.19% 28.39% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 673 758
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +5.66%
10th Percentile £163 £250 £250
90th Percentile £500 £549 £487
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 66 119
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.75 £11.79
90th Percentile £48.09 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.43
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.42% +18.89%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +3 20 £451 +36.74%
Basingstoke -20 13 £463 +32.14% 1
Portsmouth -1 11 £338 +3.85%
Andover +28 10 £370 - 1
Southampton +10 9 £338 +8.00% 2
Winchester +13 6 £183 -57.06%
Fareham +6 6 £320 -1.54% 1
Aldershot - 3 - -
Farnborough +1 1 £210 -56.25%
Havant -5 1 £360 +44.00%
Wallington - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £235 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (74.31%) VMware
3 67 (61.47%) Active Directory
4 59 (54.13%) Windows Server
5 56 (51.38%) Microsoft
6 52 (47.71%) Security Cleared
7 47 (43.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (42.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (29.36%) Firewall
10 31 (28.44%) Linux
11 30 (27.52%) SQL Server
12 29 (26.61%) DNS
13 27 (24.77%) Oracle
14 26 (23.85%) HP
15 25 (22.94%) PowerShell
15 25 (22.94%) DV Cleared
15 25 (22.94%) Windows 10
16 24 (22.02%) SC Cleared
16 24 (22.02%) vSphere
17 19 (17.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (16.51%) Lumension
19 17 (15.60%) SQL
20 16 (14.68%) Cisco
20 16 (14.68%) McAfee
20 16 (14.68%) Oracle Database
21 15 (13.76%) Windows Vista
21 15 (13.76%) Red Hat
21 15 (13.76%) Java
21 15 (13.76%) WAN
21 15 (13.76%) DHCP

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 15 (13.76%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.26%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.75%) Documentum
7 2 (1.83%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.36%) Firewall
2 29 (26.61%) DNS
3 15 (13.76%) DHCP
3 15 (13.76%) WAN
4 13 (11.93%) PuTTY
4 13 (11.93%) SAN
4 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
4 13 (11.93%) VPN
4 13 (11.93%) WinSCP
5 11 (10.09%) LAN
6 9 (8.26%) VoIP
7 6 (5.50%) Skype
8 5 (4.59%) NetScaler
9 4 (3.67%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.83%) LTE
12 1 (0.92%) Intranet
12 1 (0.92%) SSL
12 1 (0.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) Oracle Database
3 13 (11.93%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (11.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (11.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.59%) DB2
7 3 (2.75%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.83%) MS Access
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MSI
2 13 (11.93%) Ant
2 13 (11.93%) Eclipse
2 13 (11.93%) HP UFT
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (11.93%) Selenium
2 13 (11.93%) SoapUI
2 13 (11.93%) SpecFlow
2 13 (11.93%) TestNG
3 11 (10.09%) LoadRunner
3 11 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.59%) Toad
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.92%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Military
3 4 (3.67%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (14.68%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.76%) Analyst
3 9 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (8.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (6.42%) Active Directory Support
5 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Active Directory Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Consultant
6 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (5.50%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Test Specialist
7 5 (4.59%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) .NET
1 13 (11.93%) Web Services
2 5 (4.59%) Middleware
3 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) SWIFT
4 4 (3.67%) Clustering
5 3 (2.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (54.13%) Windows Server
3 47 (43.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (28.44%) Linux
5 25 (22.94%) Windows 10
6 19 (17.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (13.76%) Windows Vista
8 13 (11.93%) Windows 7
8 13 (11.93%) Windows 8
9 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (6.42%) AIX
11 2 (1.83%) Solaris
11 2 (1.83%) Unix
12 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.84%) Test Automation
2 13 (11.93%) API Testing
2 13 (11.93%) Migration
2 13 (11.93%) Service Delivery
2 13 (11.93%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (10.09%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (10.09%) DevOps
3 11 (10.09%) Performance Testing
3 11 (10.09%) Test Strategy
4 10 (9.17%) Integration Testing
5 9 (8.26%) Load Balancing
6 8 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (7.34%) Fault Analysis
7 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.59%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (4.59%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.67%) ITIL
9 4 (3.67%) Scrum
9 4 (3.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.94%) PowerShell
2 17 (15.60%) SQL
3 15 (13.76%) Java
4 13 (11.93%) F#
5 4 (3.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (47.71%) Security Cleared
2 25 (22.94%) DV Cleared
3 24 (22.02%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.34%) ISEB
4 8 (7.34%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (7.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.83%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.83%) MCITP
6 2 (1.83%) MCSE
6 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (61.47%) Active Directory
2 46 (42.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (22.02%) vSphere
4 14 (12.84%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (10.09%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.50%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (5.50%) XenApp
7 5 (4.59%) Docker
8 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.83%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.92%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.92%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 13 (11.93%) SCCM
2 8 (7.34%) SCOM
3 7 (6.42%) AirWatch
3 7 (6.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (4.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.83%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.83%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.83%) vRealize
7 1 (0.92%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.92%) Nagios
7 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (74.31%) VMware
2 56 (51.38%) Microsoft
3 27 (24.77%) Oracle
4 26 (23.85%) HP
5 18 (16.51%) Lumension
6 16 (14.68%) Cisco
6 16 (14.68%) McAfee
7 15 (13.76%) Red Hat
8 11 (10.09%) Software AG
8 11 (10.09%) webMethods
9 10 (9.17%) Veeam
10 9 (8.26%) Citrix
10 9 (8.26%) EMC
11 8 (7.34%) Symantec
12 7 (6.42%) F5
13 6 (5.50%) Meraki
14 5 (4.59%) MobileIron
15 4 (3.67%) Brocade
15 4 (3.67%) Fortinet
15 4 (3.67%) Sophos