Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 60 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 106 117 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.08% 3.25% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.78% 12.00% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 84 95
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £328 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.33% -2.81% +12.50%
10th Percentile £229 £258 £275
90th Percentile £500 £475 £469
South East median daily rate £350 £335 £338
% change year-on-year +4.48% -0.74% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £29.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% +95.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £10.10 £23.10 £14.70
90th Percentile £13.50 £47.95 £34.28
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -38.18% +57.14% -17.65%

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 983 975 1,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.53% 27.09% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 607 709
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £150 £256 £240
90th Percentile £520 £550 £495
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 59 107
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -17.14% +8.83%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £11.38
90th Percentile £47.85 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.13% +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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +7 23 £470 +45.06%
Basingstoke -8 21 £270 -38.75% 10
Portsmouth +2 11 £363 +11.54% 1
Andover - 10 £375 - 1
Southampton +6 7 £350 +12.00% 3
Fareham - 6 £320 - 5
Aldershot - 3 - - 2
Winchester -1 2 £70 -84.50% 3
Havant -9 2 £360 +44.00%
Eastleigh - 1 £235 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (79.25%) VMware
3 73 (68.87%) Active Directory
4 61 (57.55%) Security Cleared
5 60 (56.60%) Windows Server
6 58 (54.72%) Microsoft
7 50 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (40.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (33.02%) vSphere
10 34 (32.08%) DV Cleared
11 32 (30.19%) Oracle
11 32 (30.19%) Firewall
12 30 (28.30%) SQL Server
13 29 (27.36%) SC Cleared
14 25 (23.58%) PowerShell
14 25 (23.58%) DNS
15 24 (22.64%) HP
16 23 (21.70%) Linux
17 22 (20.75%) VMware ESXi
18 20 (18.87%) McAfee
19 19 (17.92%) SQL
19 19 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 18 (16.98%) Windows Vista
20 18 (16.98%) Lumension
21 17 (16.04%) Oracle Database
21 17 (16.04%) MSI
21 17 (16.04%) Windows 10
22 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
23 15 (14.15%) Web Services
23 15 (14.15%) SharePoint

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 (14.15%) SharePoint
2 14 (13.21%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.60%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.77%) IIS
6 3 (2.83%) Apache
6 3 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.19%) Firewall
2 25 (23.58%) DNS
3 14 (13.21%) DHCP
3 14 (13.21%) PuTTY
3 14 (13.21%) WAN
3 14 (13.21%) WinSCP
4 11 (10.38%) LAN
4 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (10.38%) VPN
5 10 (9.43%) SAN
6 8 (7.55%) VoIP
7 4 (3.77%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.77%) Skype
8 3 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.83%) Internet
8 3 (2.83%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.94%) SMS
10 1 (0.94%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.04%) Oracle Database
3 15 (14.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (13.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (13.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.72%) DB2
7 3 (2.83%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.94%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) MSI
2 14 (13.21%) Ant
2 14 (13.21%) Eclipse
2 14 (13.21%) Oracle APEX
2 14 (13.21%) Selenium
2 14 (13.21%) SoapUI
2 14 (13.21%) TestNG
3 13 (12.26%) HP UFT
3 13 (12.26%) SpecFlow
4 10 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (8.49%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.83%) Toad
7 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.94%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.94%) Subversion
7 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Military
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (16.04%) Support Engineer
2 14 (13.21%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (10.38%) Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Test Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (5.66%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (5.66%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Test Specialist
8 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Active Directory Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) Web Services
2 14 (13.21%) .NET
3 5 (4.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) PKI
2 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) SWIFT
3 4 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (56.60%) Windows Server
3 50 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (21.70%) Linux
5 19 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (16.98%) Windows Vista
7 17 (16.04%) Windows 10
8 13 (12.26%) Windows 7
9 7 (6.60%) AIX
9 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.72%) Solaris
10 5 (4.72%) Unix
10 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.94%) Android
11 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.21%) API Testing
2 13 (12.26%) Migration
2 13 (12.26%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (12.26%) Test Automation
3 11 (10.38%) DevOps
3 11 (10.38%) Service Delivery
4 9 (8.49%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (8.49%) Performance Testing
4 9 (8.49%) Test Strategy
5 5 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.72%) Kanban
5 5 (4.72%) Scrum
5 5 (4.72%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.77%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.83%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.83%) Test Scripting
7 3 (2.83%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) PowerShell
2 19 (17.92%) SQL
3 14 (13.21%) Java
4 13 (12.26%) F#
5 5 (4.72%) VBScript
6 2 (1.89%) C
6 2 (1.89%) C#
7 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (57.55%) Security Cleared
2 34 (32.08%) DV Cleared
3 29 (27.36%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.66%) ISEB
4 6 (5.66%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.94%) MCITP
6 1 (0.94%) MCSE
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (68.87%) Active Directory
2 43 (40.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (33.02%) vSphere
4 22 (20.75%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (10.38%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.72%) Docker
6 5 (4.72%) XenApp
7 3 (2.83%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.94%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.94%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) SCCM
2 10 (9.43%) SCOM
3 8 (7.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (4.72%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.83%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.83%) SCSM
6 3 (2.83%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.83%) WSUS
7 2 (1.89%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.94%) Nagios
8 1 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 84 (79.25%) VMware
2 58 (54.72%) Microsoft
3 32 (30.19%) Oracle
4 24 (22.64%) HP
5 20 (18.87%) McAfee
6 18 (16.98%) Lumension
7 15 (14.15%) Cisco
7 15 (14.15%) Red Hat
8 14 (13.21%) Veeam
9 13 (12.26%) Software AG
9 13 (12.26%) webMethods
10 7 (6.60%) Citrix
11 6 (5.66%) Symantec
12 5 (4.72%) Meraki
13 4 (3.77%) EMC
13 4 (3.77%) Gemalto
13 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.83%) MobileIron
14 3 (2.83%) RedGate
15 2 (1.89%) Infoblox