Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 69 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 106 105 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.83% 2.87% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.26% 11.04% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 70 107
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% - +4.62%
10th Percentile £274 £255 £265
90th Percentile £500 £471 £489
South East median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +1.45% +6.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - £29.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.00% -35.14%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -20.45% -17.29% +33.00%

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 1,033 951 1,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.54% 25.96% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 592 713
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £202 £254 £225
90th Percentile £525 £502 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 75 83
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.88 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.43 £10.44 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.00 £41.75 £47.73
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -16.22% +14.62%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
Basingstoke +13 41 £267 -29.11% 8
Andover +16 18 £375 - 1
Hook +4 12 £488 +48.63% 1
Portsmouth +6 7 £388 +13.97% 2
Southampton 0 6 £375 -3.23% 5
Aldershot - 3 £380 -
Havant -10 2 £375 +50.00% 1
Winchester -13 1 £70 -84.44% 2
Farnborough -13 1 - -
Gosport - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (84.91%) VMware
3 78 (73.58%) Security Cleared
4 71 (66.98%) Microsoft
5 67 (63.21%) Windows Server
6 58 (54.72%) Active Directory
7 47 (44.34%) SC Cleared
8 44 (41.51%) vSphere
9 39 (36.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (34.91%) DV Cleared
11 36 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (33.96%) Oracle
12 34 (32.08%) SQL Server
13 32 (30.19%) DevOps
14 31 (29.25%) Linux
15 29 (27.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 28 (26.42%) Web Services
17 27 (25.47%) SQL Server 2012
18 26 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (24.53%) Java
18 26 (24.53%) DNS
19 25 (23.58%) SharePoint
19 25 (23.58%) HP
19 25 (23.58%) Oracle Database
20 24 (22.64%) VMware ESXi
20 24 (22.64%) SQL Server 2016
21 23 (21.70%) HP ALM
21 23 (21.70%) PuTTY
21 23 (21.70%) WinSCP
21 23 (21.70%) API 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 25 (23.58%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.32%) IIS
3 11 (10.38%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.38%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (6.60%) Apache
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.66%) Office 365
3 2 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.53%) DNS
2 23 (21.70%) PuTTY
2 23 (21.70%) WinSCP
3 15 (14.15%) SAN
4 9 (8.49%) DHCP
5 8 (7.55%) Firewall
6 7 (6.60%) Internet
7 4 (3.77%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.77%) LAN
7 4 (3.77%) WAN
8 2 (1.89%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.94%) Skype
9 1 (0.94%) SMS
9 1 (0.94%) VPN
9 1 (0.94%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (25.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (23.58%) Oracle Database
4 24 (22.64%) SQL Server 2016
5 23 (21.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 23 (21.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.72%) DB2
6 5 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.89%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.94%) MySQL
8 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.94%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Ant
1 23 (21.70%) Eclipse
1 23 (21.70%) Oracle APEX
1 23 (21.70%) Selenium
1 23 (21.70%) SoapUI
1 23 (21.70%) TestNG
2 22 (20.75%) HP UFT
2 22 (20.75%) SpecFlow
3 15 (14.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (13.21%) LoadRunner
5 5 (4.72%) MSI
6 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.89%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.94%) Subversion
8 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (5.66%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Banking
2 4 (3.77%) Military
3 1 (0.94%) Automotive
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (15.09%) Support Engineer
2 15 (14.15%) Wintel Engineer
3 12 (11.32%) Test Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Analyst
5 8 (7.55%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (7.55%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Test Specialist
6 7 (6.60%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Tester
10 3 (2.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (2.83%) Python Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.42%) Web Services
2 23 (21.70%) .NET
3 5 (4.72%) Middleware
4 4 (3.77%) Web Services Management
5 2 (1.89%) CSS
5 2 (1.89%) XML
6 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.94%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.94%) XSL
6 1 (0.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) PKI
2 6 (5.66%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.66%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.72%) SWIFT
4 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.83%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (63.21%) Windows Server
3 36 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (29.25%) Linux
5 29 (27.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (16.98%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.43%) Solaris
7 10 (9.43%) Unix
7 10 (9.43%) Windows 10
7 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.55%) AIX
9 5 (4.72%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.94%) Android
11 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.94%) CentOS
11 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) DevOps
2 23 (21.70%) API Testing
3 22 (20.75%) System Integration Testing
3 22 (20.75%) Test Automation
4 19 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.92%) Scrum
5 17 (16.04%) Test Strategy
6 16 (15.09%) Kanban
7 14 (13.21%) Defect Tracking
7 14 (13.21%) Performance Testing
8 11 (10.38%) ITIL
8 11 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (10.38%) Service Delivery
9 10 (9.43%) Service Management
10 9 (8.49%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (6.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (5.66%) Incident Management
12 6 (5.66%) Patch Management
12 6 (5.66%) Software Delivery
13 5 (4.72%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.53%) Java
2 22 (20.75%) F#
3 17 (16.04%) SQL
4 15 (14.15%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.72%) C#
6 4 (3.77%) VBScript
7 3 (2.83%) C
7 3 (2.83%) Python
8 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.89%) VB
9 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 78 (73.58%) Security Cleared
2 47 (44.34%) SC Cleared
3 37 (34.91%) DV Cleared
4 15 (14.15%) ISEB
4 15 (14.15%) ISEB Practitioner
4 15 (14.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.89%) CCNA
6 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.89%) MCSE
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) CCNP
7 1 (0.94%) Degree
7 1 (0.94%) MCP
7 1 (0.94%) MCSA
7 1 (0.94%) RHCE
7 1 (0.94%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) GPG13
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (54.72%) Active Directory
2 44 (41.51%) vSphere
3 39 (36.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (22.64%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.72%) Docker
6 5 (4.72%) VMware Server
7 4 (3.77%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.83%) XenApp
9 1 (0.94%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.94%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (21.70%) HP ALM
2 21 (19.81%) SCCM
3 13 (12.26%) SCOM
4 8 (7.55%) vCenter Server
5 7 (6.60%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (6.60%) WSUS
6 6 (5.66%) SCVMM
7 5 (4.72%) SCSM
8 4 (3.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (2.83%) AirWatch
9 3 (2.83%) vRealize
10 2 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.94%) ArcSight ESM
11 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 90 (84.91%) VMware
2 71 (66.98%) Microsoft
3 36 (33.96%) Oracle
4 25 (23.58%) HP
5 23 (21.70%) Red Hat
6 22 (20.75%) Software AG
6 22 (20.75%) webMethods
7 13 (12.26%) Veeam
8 12 (11.32%) McAfee
9 10 (9.43%) Citrix
9 10 (9.43%) SolarWinds
10 7 (6.60%) Cisco
10 7 (6.60%) EMC
10 7 (6.60%) Lumension
11 5 (4.72%) Fujitsu
12 4 (3.77%) Gemalto
12 4 (3.77%) Symantec
13 3 (2.83%) Infoblox
13 3 (2.83%) TIBCO
14 2 (1.89%) F5