The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 59 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.29% 0.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.29% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.46 -
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 153 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.49% 24.21% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 75 101
Average daily rate £280 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £33.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2012
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 3 £338 - 3
Stevenage - 1 - -
Borehamwood - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Solaris
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
6 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
7 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) NetApp
8 3 (15.79%) SCCM
8 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
9 2 (10.53%) Splunk
9 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
9 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (10.53%) vSphere

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Support
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.26%) CAD
2 1 (5.26%) Validation
2 1 (5.26%) Information Security
2 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) CommVault
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) Websense
5 1 (5.26%) Acronis