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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 48 38 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.01% 3.75% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.04% 16.37% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 6
Median daily rate £230 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £228 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £8.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -32.69%
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
166 171 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.19% 22.92% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 84 108
Median daily rate £308 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.02% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 35
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £18.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -17 5 £230 -45.88%
Hemel Hempstead +3 2 - -
Stevenage +1 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 17 (58.62%) VMware
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (31.03%) Citrix
7 9 (31.03%) ITIL
7 9 (31.03%) Windows 10
8 8 (27.59%) SCCM
9 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
9 7 (24.14%) SQL
9 7 (24.14%) vSphere
9 7 (24.14%) Office 365
10 6 (20.69%) XenApp
10 6 (20.69%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
11 5 (17.24%) SAN
11 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
12 4 (13.79%) Server Building
12 4 (13.79%) HP
12 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
12 4 (13.79%) MCITP
13 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
13 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
13 3 (10.34%) Firewall

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) SSL
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) Intranet
4 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Consultant
1 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.90%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) CCTV
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.34%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) Unix
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Server Building
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Presales
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Web Development
4 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.79%) MCITP
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) MCSA
5 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.90%) MCTS
5 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) FISMA
1 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) vSphere
3 6 (20.69%) XenApp
4 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.90%) XenServer
7 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
5 2 (6.90%) Avaya
5 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) CommVault
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas
6 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard