The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 23 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 25 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.46% 2.78% 6.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 10.34% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 19
Median daily rate £338 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +13.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £20.60
% change year-on-year -22.35% +3.15%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 57 58 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 27.80% 26.85% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 77
Median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £21.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Southampton

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Southampton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Southampton

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) Replication
7 1 (11.11%) Service Management

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
2 1 (11.11%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) ASP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lync Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) High Availability
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Network Management
1 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 1 (11.11%) Process Management
1 1 (11.11%) Scrum
1 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
1 1 (11.11%) Server Building
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Service Design
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
1 1 (11.11%) V-Model
1 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCDP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Acme Packet
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Sonus