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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 29 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 41 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.20% 2.41% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.69% 9.70% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 4
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£425 £450 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £312
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.25 £25.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.36% -2.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.46 £19.70 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -24.23%
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
189 165 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.98% 24.81% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 70
Average daily rate £335 £288 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £151 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 18
Average hourly rate £9.50 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.75 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +12 16 £425 -5.55% 2
Stevenage -4 5 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 4 £294 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £475 -
Royston - 2 £175 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £325 -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (84.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (58.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (55.70%) Active Directory
5 42 (53.16%) Citrix
6 40 (50.63%) VMware
7 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
8 28 (35.44%) Data Centre
9 27 (34.18%) Hyper-V
10 26 (32.91%) HP
11 23 (29.11%) DNS
12 22 (27.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (27.85%) SCCM
13 19 (24.05%) Symantec
13 19 (24.05%) ITIL
14 18 (22.78%) DHCP
14 18 (22.78%) Dell
14 18 (22.78%) SCOM
14 18 (22.78%) PowerShell
15 16 (20.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 16 (20.25%) Terminal Services
16 15 (18.99%) Project Management
16 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
16 15 (18.99%) Cisco
17 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
18 13 (16.46%) Android
18 13 (16.46%) XenApp
18 13 (16.46%) Windows XP
19 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
19 11 (13.92%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.39%) IIS
3 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.53%) Lync
6 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.53%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.27%) Apache
7 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) DNS
2 18 (22.78%) DHCP
3 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.92%) SAN
5 6 (7.59%) Firewall
5 6 (7.59%) NAS
6 5 (6.33%) WAN
6 5 (6.33%) LAN
7 3 (3.80%) VLAN
8 2 (2.53%) Network Security
9 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.27%) PBX
9 1 (1.27%) HTTP
9 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
1 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Legal
2 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
2 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (11.39%) Desktop Support
4 7 (8.86%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (7.59%) Architect
5 6 (7.59%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (7.59%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Storage Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Web Hosting Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) .NET
2 5 (6.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.27%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.27%) REST
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.06%) EMC VNX
2 4 (5.06%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (5.06%) CLARiiON
2 4 (5.06%) Symmetrix
2 4 (5.06%) EMC Centera
2 4 (5.06%) PKI
2 4 (5.06%) CMDB
2 4 (5.06%) Celerra
2 4 (5.06%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) FMCG
3 3 (3.80%) iPhone
4 2 (2.53%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.53%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (84.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (58.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
5 13 (16.46%) Android
5 13 (16.46%) Windows XP
6 10 (12.66%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.27%) UNIX
8 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) ITIL
2 15 (18.99%) Project Management
3 8 (10.13%) Change Management
3 8 (10.13%) Server Building
4 7 (8.86%) Change Control
4 7 (8.86%) Migration
4 7 (8.86%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.33%) Build Automation
6 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.06%) Service Management
6 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.80%) Time Management
8 2 (2.53%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.53%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.53%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.66%) SQL
3 4 (5.06%) C#
3 4 (5.06%) Java
4 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.27%) Perl
4 1 (1.27%) VB
4 1 (1.27%) Python
4 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) CCNA
1 11 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.80%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) RHCE
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.27%) MCITP
4 1 (1.27%) VCAP
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) GxP
System Software
1 44 (55.70%) Active Directory
2 27 (34.18%) Hyper-V
3 22 (27.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (20.25%) Terminal Services
5 13 (16.46%) XenApp
6 9 (11.39%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.33%) vSphere
8 1 (1.27%) vCloud
8 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 22 (27.85%) SCCM
2 18 (22.78%) SCOM
3 16 (20.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (7.59%) Puppet
5 4 (5.06%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.27%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) Citrix
2 40 (50.63%) VMware
3 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
4 26 (32.91%) HP
5 19 (24.05%) Symantec
6 18 (22.78%) Dell
7 15 (18.99%) Cisco
8 11 (13.92%) Apple
9 8 (10.13%) NetApp
10 7 (8.86%) EMC
10 7 (8.86%) 3PAR
11 5 (6.33%) ServiceNow
11 5 (6.33%) Oracle
12 4 (5.06%) Brocade
13 3 (3.80%) Lumension
14 2 (2.53%) McAfee
14 2 (2.53%) IBM
15 1 (1.27%) Avaya
15 1 (1.27%) CommVault
15 1 (1.27%) SonicWALL
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