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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 64 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 12 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.42% 2.32% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.66% 8.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £431 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.14% +2.50%
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
212 145 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.09% 28.05% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 56 80
Average daily rate £338 £299 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% -29.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £155 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £485 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 33
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.45 £34.15 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Watford +2 4 £110 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £300 - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Hertford - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
9 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
10 4 (14.29%) SCOM
10 4 (14.29%) Firewall
10 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (14.29%) DHCP
10 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.29%) VMware
10 4 (14.29%) Symantec
11 3 (10.71%) Remedy
11 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
11 3 (10.71%) SQL
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco
11 3 (10.71%) Citrix
11 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.57%) Junos
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Support Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Server Support
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) FMCG
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.57%) ERP
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) High Availability
3 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) MCSA
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.57%) NFS
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCOM
1 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) MOM
3 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Symantec
3 3 (10.71%) Remedy
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) CommVault
5 1 (3.57%) Epicor
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Intel
5 1 (3.57%) Trend Micro
5 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
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