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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 34 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 36 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.44% 1.77% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.27% 6.97% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 1
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.83% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £17.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.46 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-14.77% -3.03%
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
197 201 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.29% 25.44% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 98 51
Average daily rate £390 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £115 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Watford +12 20 £425 +51.78% 1
Stevenage -2 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead +5 3 £475 +58.33%
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 28 August 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (88.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (65.71%) Active Directory
4 43 (61.43%) Citrix
5 41 (58.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (44.29%) VMware
7 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 26 (37.14%) SCCM
9 25 (35.71%) Data Centre
10 23 (32.86%) Hyper-V
10 23 (32.86%) Symantec
11 22 (31.43%) SCOM
11 22 (31.43%) PowerShell
12 20 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 20 (28.57%) Terminal Services
12 20 (28.57%) DNS
13 17 (24.29%) HP
14 16 (22.86%) ITIL
15 15 (21.43%) DHCP
15 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (18.57%) Windows 7
17 12 (17.14%) Dell
17 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
18 10 (14.29%) Cisco
18 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
18 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
18 10 (14.29%) XenApp
18 10 (14.29%) Android
19 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
19 9 (12.86%) IIS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) IIS
3 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.86%) Lync
5 2 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) DNS
2 15 (21.43%) DHCP
3 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.57%) SAN
5 5 (7.14%) Firewall
5 5 (7.14%) LAN
5 5 (7.14%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) NAS
6 3 (4.29%) VLAN
7 2 (2.86%) Network Security
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.43%) PBX
8 1 (1.43%) HTTP
8 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
1 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.86%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.86%) Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) Rollout Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Administrator
8 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Web Hosting Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.43%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) PKI
2 4 (5.71%) CMDB
3 3 (4.29%) FMCG
3 3 (4.29%) iPhone
4 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.43%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.43%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.43%) Celerra
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.43%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (88.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (58.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (18.57%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.29%) Android
5 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) UNIX
8 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) ITIL
2 9 (12.86%) Project Management
3 8 (11.43%) Change Management
3 8 (11.43%) Server Building
4 7 (10.00%) Migration
5 6 (8.57%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.57%) Change Control
6 5 (7.14%) Build Automation
6 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.71%) Service Management
7 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.29%) Time Management
8 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.43%) ITSM
10 1 (1.43%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.43%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.86%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) VB
5 1 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) CCNA
1 8 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) MCSE
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) VCAP
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.43%) RHCE
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) GxP
System Software
1 46 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 23 (32.86%) Hyper-V
3 20 (28.57%) Terminal Services
4 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (14.29%) XenApp
6 6 (8.57%) VMware ESX
7 5 (7.14%) vSphere
8 1 (1.43%) vCloud
8 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.43%) Samba
Systems Management
1 26 (37.14%) SCCM
2 22 (31.43%) SCOM
3 20 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (8.57%) Puppet
5 4 (5.71%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.43%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.43%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (61.43%) Citrix
2 31 (44.29%) VMware
3 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 23 (32.86%) Symantec
5 17 (24.29%) HP
6 12 (17.14%) Dell
7 10 (14.29%) Cisco
8 8 (11.43%) Apple
9 5 (7.14%) NetApp
9 5 (7.14%) ServiceNow
10 4 (5.71%) Oracle
10 4 (5.71%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.71%) EMC
11 3 (4.29%) Lumension
12 2 (2.86%) McAfee
13 1 (1.43%) Sophos
13 1 (1.43%) Varonis
13 1 (1.43%) IBM
13 1 (1.43%) Avaya
13 1 (1.43%) CommVault