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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 31 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 36 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.53% 2.79% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.98% 9.88% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 3
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £594 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £331 £306
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 £25.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.37% -2.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £19.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+3.51% -25.00%
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
212 172 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.67% 28.20% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 74 72
Average daily rate £344 £250 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -16.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 17
Average hourly rate £9.50 £15.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% -41.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 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 7 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 +3 14 £425 -5.55% 3
Welwyn Garden City -6 4 £294 -
Stevenage -6 3 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 1
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 7 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (85.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
3 44 (58.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (49.33%) Citrix
5 34 (45.33%) VMware
6 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 26 (34.67%) HP
7 26 (34.67%) Hyper-V
8 25 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 23 (30.67%) DNS
10 18 (24.00%) DHCP
10 18 (24.00%) Dell
10 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (22.67%) SCCM
11 17 (22.67%) Symantec
12 16 (21.33%) Project Management
12 16 (21.33%) SCOM
12 16 (21.33%) PowerShell
13 15 (20.00%) ITIL
14 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
14 14 (18.67%) Cisco
14 14 (18.67%) Terminal Services
14 14 (18.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 12 (16.00%) XenApp
15 12 (16.00%) Android
15 12 (16.00%) Windows XP
16 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
16 11 (14.67%) SAN
17 10 (13.33%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.00%) IIS
3 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.67%) Lync
6 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.67%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.33%) Apache
7 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Office
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) DNS
2 18 (24.00%) DHCP
3 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
4 11 (14.67%) SAN
5 6 (8.00%) Firewall
5 6 (8.00%) NAS
6 3 (4.00%) VLAN
7 2 (2.67%) Network Security
7 2 (2.67%) LAN
7 2 (2.67%) WAN
8 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.33%) VPN
8 1 (1.33%) PBX
8 1 (1.33%) HTTP
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.33%) Subversion
1 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Legal
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.33%) Retail
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.33%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Storage Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Web Services
2 4 (5.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) J2EE
3 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) EMC VNX
2 4 (5.33%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) CLARiiON
2 4 (5.33%) Symmetrix
2 4 (5.33%) EMC Centera
2 4 (5.33%) PKI
2 4 (5.33%) Celerra
2 4 (5.33%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (4.00%) iPhone
4 2 (2.67%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Replication
4 2 (2.67%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (85.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (58.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.00%) Android
4 12 (16.00%) Windows XP
5 10 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.33%) UNIX
7 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Project Management
2 15 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (12.00%) Change Management
4 8 (10.67%) Server Building
5 7 (9.33%) Asset Management
5 7 (9.33%) Change Control
6 6 (8.00%) Migration
7 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.67%) Build Automation
8 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.67%) Information Security
10 2 (2.67%) SOA
10 2 (2.67%) High Availability
10 2 (2.67%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.67%) Information Management
10 2 (2.67%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.33%) SQL
3 4 (5.33%) C#
3 4 (5.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) Perl
4 1 (1.33%) VB
4 1 (1.33%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) CCNA
1 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) VCAP
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.33%) RHCE
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) GxP
System Software
1 44 (58.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (34.67%) Hyper-V
3 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (18.67%) Terminal Services
5 12 (16.00%) XenApp
6 10 (13.33%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.67%) vSphere
8 1 (1.33%) vCloud
8 1 (1.33%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) SCCM
2 16 (21.33%) SCOM
3 14 (18.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (8.00%) Puppet
5 4 (5.33%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.33%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.33%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.33%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Citrix
2 34 (45.33%) VMware
3 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (34.67%) HP
5 18 (24.00%) Dell
6 17 (22.67%) Symantec
7 14 (18.67%) Cisco
8 10 (13.33%) Apple
9 8 (10.67%) NetApp
10 7 (9.33%) EMC
10 7 (9.33%) 3PAR
11 5 (6.67%) ServiceNow
12 4 (5.33%) Brocade
13 2 (2.67%) IBM
13 2 (2.67%) McAfee
13 2 (2.67%) Oracle
14 1 (1.33%) Sophos
14 1 (1.33%) Varonis
14 1 (1.33%) Avaya
14 1 (1.33%) CommVault
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