The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 35 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 34 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.52% 2.66% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.67% 10.71% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £190 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -54.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £190 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £540 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
+0.92% +9.70%
Windows Server 2012
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
217 168 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.86% 24.85% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 65 80
Average daily rate £350 £245 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £146 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +5 7 £325 -
Watford -1 7 £410 +21.48% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £350 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 1 £275 - 2
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (86.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (57.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (50.85%) Active Directory
5 28 (47.46%) VMware
6 25 (42.37%) Citrix
7 21 (35.59%) HP
8 19 (32.20%) Hyper-V
9 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (27.12%) Dell
11 15 (25.42%) Project Management
11 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
11 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
12 12 (20.34%) DNS
12 12 (20.34%) DHCP
12 12 (20.34%) VMware ESX
13 11 (18.64%) ITIL
14 10 (16.95%) Cisco
14 10 (16.95%) XenApp
15 9 (15.25%) Android
15 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
15 9 (15.25%) Windows XP
15 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
16 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (13.56%) Apple
16 8 (13.56%) CCNA
16 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
16 8 (13.56%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
17 7 (11.86%) Change Control

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) IIS
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.08%) Lync
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.39%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Office 365
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) DHCP
1 12 (20.34%) DNS
2 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.17%) SAN
4 5 (8.47%) NAS
5 2 (3.39%) Firewall
5 2 (3.39%) LAN
5 2 (3.39%) WAN
6 1 (1.69%) PBX
6 1 (1.69%) VPN
6 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (3.39%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (13.56%) Data Centre Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.47%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (8.47%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.78%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Storage Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (6.78%) CLARiiON
3 4 (6.78%) Symmetrix
3 4 (6.78%) EMC Centera
3 4 (6.78%) Celerra
4 2 (3.39%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) CMDB
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) iPhone
5 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (86.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (57.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (15.25%) Android
4 9 (15.25%) Windows XP
5 8 (13.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Project Management
2 11 (18.64%) ITIL
3 7 (11.86%) Change Control
4 6 (10.17%) Change Management
5 5 (8.47%) Migration
5 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.08%) Server Building
8 2 (3.39%) SOA
8 2 (3.39%) Build Automation
8 2 (3.39%) Low Latency
8 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.39%) Information Security
8 2 (3.39%) High Availability
8 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.39%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) VB
3 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) CCNA
1 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.17%) MCSE
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) GxP
System Software
1 30 (50.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.20%) Hyper-V
3 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (20.34%) VMware ESX
5 10 (16.95%) XenApp
6 5 (8.47%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.39%) vSphere
8 1 (1.69%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCOM
2 5 (8.47%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.69%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (1.69%) OpenView
3 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) VMware
2 25 (42.37%) Citrix
3 21 (35.59%) HP
4 16 (27.12%) Dell
5 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.95%) Cisco
7 8 (13.56%) Apple
8 6 (10.17%) Symantec
9 5 (8.47%) NetApp
10 4 (6.78%) Brocade
10 4 (6.78%) 3PAR
10 4 (6.78%) EMC
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle
11 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.39%) Veeam
12 1 (1.69%) Varonis
12 1 (1.69%) NetIQ
12 1 (1.69%) IBM
12 1 (1.69%) Avaya
12 1 (1.69%) CommVault