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 3 months to 26 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 44 52
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 40 77 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.22% 3.92% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.01% 12.64% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 59
Median daily rate £339 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.29% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £283 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £539 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £340
% change year-on-year -4.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.25% +2.38%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 444 609 653
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 24.69% 31.01% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 369 379
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 59
Median hourly rate £13.03 £47.83 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.76% +184.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £33.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.50 £40.00
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +8 13 £333 -0.74%
Basingstoke -19 4 £456 +38.78%
Southampton +2 3 £338 -18.18% 5
Portsmouth 0 3 £300 -7.69%
Winchester - 3 £175 -
Andover +13 2 £348 -
Havant - 2 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (55.42%) VMware
2 46 (55.42%) Security Cleared
3 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
3 42 (50.60%) Active Directory
4 41 (49.40%) Windows Server
5 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (38.55%) SC Cleared
7 31 (37.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (34.94%) PowerShell
9 28 (33.73%) SQL Server
10 21 (25.30%) SQL
10 21 (25.30%) HP
10 21 (25.30%) vSphere
11 20 (24.10%) Linux
12 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (20.48%) DNS
14 16 (19.28%) .NET
14 16 (19.28%) Red Hat
15 15 (18.07%) Migration
16 14 (16.87%) IIS
16 14 (16.87%) Unix
16 14 (16.87%) Windows 10
17 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (15.66%) Oracle
18 12 (14.46%) Firewall
18 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (14.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (14.46%) Integration Testing

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 14 (16.87%) IIS
2 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.61%) Documentum
6 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.41%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.20%) Apache
8 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.64%) Office 365
3 3 (3.61%) Mailgun
4 2 (2.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) DNS
2 12 (14.46%) Firewall
3 11 (13.25%) DHCP
4 8 (9.64%) PuTTY
4 8 (9.64%) SAN
4 8 (9.64%) WinSCP
5 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.02%) LDAP
7 4 (4.82%) LAN
7 4 (4.82%) WAN
8 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.61%) Skype
9 2 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.20%) DMZ
10 1 (1.20%) Extranet
10 1 (1.20%) Internet
10 1 (1.20%) Intranet
10 1 (1.20%) SNMP
10 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (33.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (13.25%) Oracle Database
3 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (8.43%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.20%) MySQL
10 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.20%) SQLPlus
10 1 (1.20%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.64%) HP UFT
2 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (9.64%) Selenium
2 8 (9.64%) SpecFlow
2 8 (9.64%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.23%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.82%) Ant
4 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.82%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.82%) MSI
4 4 (4.82%) TestNG
4 4 (4.82%) Toad
4 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.20%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.20%) Subversion
5 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Military
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (9.64%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (8.43%) Consultant
4 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.02%) DBA
5 5 (6.02%) Tester
6 4 (4.82%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Specialist
6 4 (4.82%) SQL DBA
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.61%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) .NET
2 9 (10.84%) XML
3 7 (8.43%) Web Services
4 6 (7.23%) CSS
5 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.82%) jQuery
5 4 (4.82%) XSLT
6 3 (3.61%) Classic ASP
7 2 (2.41%) Middleware
7 2 (2.41%) REST
7 2 (2.41%) SOAP
8 1 (1.20%) COM
8 1 (1.20%) JSF
8 1 (1.20%) LAMP
8 1 (1.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) PKI
2 9 (10.84%) Clustering
2 9 (10.84%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Replication
5 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.20%) FMCG
7 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Windows Server
3 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (24.10%) Linux
5 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (16.87%) Unix
6 14 (16.87%) Windows 10
7 12 (14.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (13.25%) Windows 7
9 7 (8.43%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.82%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.20%) CentOS
11 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Migration
2 12 (14.46%) DevOps
2 12 (14.46%) Integration Testing
3 11 (13.25%) Test Automation
3 11 (13.25%) Test Scripting
4 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.84%) ITIL
5 9 (10.84%) Scrum
6 8 (9.64%) BDD
6 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (9.64%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (9.64%) Test Strategy
7 7 (8.43%) High Availability
8 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.23%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.23%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (7.23%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (7.23%) Regression Testing
9 5 (6.02%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) PowerShell
2 21 (25.30%) SQL
3 8 (9.64%) C#
3 8 (9.64%) F#
4 7 (8.43%) VBScript
5 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.02%) Java
6 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.02%) VB
7 1 (1.20%) Perl
7 1 (1.20%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (55.42%) Security Cleared
2 32 (38.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (12.05%) DV Cleared
5 8 (9.64%) MCSE
6 4 (4.82%) ISEB
6 4 (4.82%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (4.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.61%) Degree
7 3 (3.61%) MCITP
7 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.41%) MCTS
9 1 (1.20%) CCDP
9 1 (1.20%) CCNA
9 1 (1.20%) CCNP
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.20%) CISSP
9 1 (1.20%) GCIH
9 1 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (50.60%) Active Directory
2 31 (37.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (25.30%) vSphere
4 10 (12.05%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
6 7 (8.43%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (7.23%) Terminal Services
7 6 (7.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (6.02%) XenApp
9 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.41%) Docker
10 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.20%) Firmware
11 1 (1.20%) Shibboleth
11 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 9 (10.84%) SCOM
2 8 (9.64%) SCCM
2 8 (9.64%) vRealize
3 3 (3.61%) PowerCLI
3 3 (3.61%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.41%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.41%) WSUS
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.20%) Puppet
5 1 (1.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (55.42%) VMware
2 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
3 21 (25.30%) HP
4 16 (19.28%) Red Hat
5 13 (15.66%) Oracle
6 11 (13.25%) McAfee
7 10 (12.05%) Citrix
8 9 (10.84%) Cisco
8 9 (10.84%) Lumension
9 4 (4.82%) IBM
9 4 (4.82%) Nintex
9 4 (4.82%) Sophos
10 3 (3.61%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.61%) Juniper
10 3 (3.61%) Symantec
11 2 (2.41%) Altiris
11 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.41%) MobileIron
12 1 (1.20%) Meraki
12 1 (1.20%) Rackspace