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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 43 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 18 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.65% 4.56% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 16.04% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 7
Median daily rate £305 £400 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +110.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.43 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% -62.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.94% -3.88%
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
120 212 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.65% 28.46% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 96 65
Median daily rate £345 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -4.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £32.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Welwyn Garden City +10 5 £425 +54.54%
Hemel Hempstead 0 5 £345 -1.42%
Stevenage -2 5 £260 -20.00%
Watford +1 2 £258 -37.19% 1
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 13 (36.11%) SCCM
6 11 (30.56%) VMware
7 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 8 (22.22%) SQL
8 8 (22.22%) ITIL
9 7 (19.44%) Citrix
9 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
9 7 (19.44%) Finance
9 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
10 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
11 5 (13.89%) Office 365
11 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
11 5 (13.89%) Clustering
11 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
12 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (11.11%) SCOM
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.89%) Office 365
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) MPLS
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
1 3 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) DBA
3 4 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Technical Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Support
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.33%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Unix
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.33%) Server Building
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Application Discovery
4 2 (5.56%) Coaching
4 2 (5.56%) Presales
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Content Management
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
5 1 (2.78%) Information Security
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) vSphere
3 2 (5.56%) DFS Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Xen
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.56%) XenServer
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Bacula
4 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) RedGate
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.56%) Avaya
6 2 (5.56%) CommVault
6 2 (5.56%) EMC
6 2 (5.56%) Remedy
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard