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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 61 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.52% 1.21% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.34% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £299 £285
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
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
205 132 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.92% 26.72% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 47 78
Average daily rate £340 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £137 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £40.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 September 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 September 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 -3 4 £280 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £300 -
St Albans - 1 - - 3
Stevenage - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
6 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
7 9 (27.27%) DNS
8 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
8 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
9 6 (18.18%) Firewall
9 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) Migration
10 5 (15.15%) VMware
10 5 (15.15%) Symantec
10 5 (15.15%) Remedy
10 5 (15.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (15.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
11 4 (12.12%) DHCP
11 4 (12.12%) SQL
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
12 3 (9.09%) Citrix
13 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 9 (27.27%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) Firewall
4 4 (12.12%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) Junos
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) IT Support
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Support Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.09%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) FMCG
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
2 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.03%) High Availability
3 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL
3 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.03%) ERP
3 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) MCSE
1 1 (3.03%) MCSA
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (15.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.03%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Symantec
2 5 (15.15%) Remedy
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Intel
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) CommVault
5 1 (3.03%) Epicor
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) Altiris
5 1 (3.03%) Tripwire
5 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk
5 1 (3.03%) MobileIron