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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 35 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 26 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.09% 0.85% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.25% 3.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate
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£456 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £12.13
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +36.08%
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
160 152 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.20% 21.62% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 80
Average daily rate £375 £325 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £164 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £12.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £23.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 14 £475 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +1 4 £250 - 2
St Albans - 2 £1,000 - 1
Stevenage - 1 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (53.85%) VMware
4 21 (53.85%) Hyper-V
5 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (35.90%) Dell
7 13 (33.33%) HP
7 13 (33.33%) Citrix
7 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 11 (28.21%) DNS
8 11 (28.21%) SCOM
9 9 (23.08%) VMware ESX
10 8 (20.51%) DHCP
10 8 (20.51%) SCCM
10 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
11 7 (17.95%) Cisco
11 7 (17.95%) Project Management
12 6 (15.38%) Symantec
12 6 (15.38%) Terminal Services
12 6 (15.38%) NetApp
12 6 (15.38%) Linux
12 6 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (12.82%) Puppet
13 5 (12.82%) vSphere
13 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (12.82%) SAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 8 (20.51%) DHCP
3 5 (12.82%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 3 (7.69%) NAS
4 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.69%) LDAP
5 2 (5.13%) SSH
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Data Centre Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.56%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) SOAP
1 3 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Online Games
2 3 (7.69%) Celerra
2 3 (7.69%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
2 3 (7.69%) CLARiiON
2 3 (7.69%) Symmetrix
2 3 (7.69%) EMC Centera
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Linux
5 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) FreeBSD
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Project Management
2 6 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) SOA
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
5 2 (5.13%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.26%) MCSE
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (23.08%) VMware ESX
5 6 (15.38%) Terminal Services
6 5 (12.82%) vSphere
7 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (7.69%) vCloud
7 3 (7.69%) NFS
8 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) SCOM
2 8 (20.51%) SCCM
3 6 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (12.82%) Puppet
5 1 (2.56%) OpenView
5 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) VMware
2 14 (35.90%) Dell
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) HP
3 13 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 6 (15.38%) Symantec
5 6 (15.38%) NetApp
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.69%) EMC
6 3 (7.69%) Brocade
6 3 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.13%) Veeam
8 1 (2.56%) Apple
8 1 (2.56%) Epicor
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