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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 44 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.38% 1.95% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.36% 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £25.25 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.96% -
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
171 174 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.41% 28.25% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 90
Average daily rate £269 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £26.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 25 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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
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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
Stevenage +8 2 £490 - 1
Watford -5 2 £450 +1.12% 4
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
5 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 9 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
8 7 (25.93%) DNS
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
9 6 (22.22%) Firewall
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
10 5 (18.52%) Symantec
10 5 (18.52%) Remedy
10 5 (18.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (18.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
11 4 (14.81%) VMware
12 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 3 (11.11%) Citrix
12 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (11.11%) SCCM
13 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
13 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (7.41%) ITIL
13 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) Junos
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Support Specialist
1 5 (18.52%) Server Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) IT Support
2 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
2 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Server Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) FMCG
1 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL
1 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
2 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.70%) Validation
2 1 (3.70%) Migration
2 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
2 1 (3.70%) Information Security
2 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
2 1 (3.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) MCSA
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (18.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Symantec
2 5 (18.52%) Remedy
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) CommVault
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Altiris
6 1 (3.70%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.70%) Trend Micro
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) Splunk
6 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
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