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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.34% 2.74% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.77% 12.12% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Median daily rate £210 £395 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.83% -13.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £173 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £441 £1,000
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -2.43%

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
103 132 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.22% 22.56% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 66
Median daily rate £238 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.87% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 33
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +1 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead -4 2 - - 3
Stevenage -2 1 £225 -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (42.11%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
6 6 (31.58%) SCCM
6 6 (31.58%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (21.05%) vSphere
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) MS Office
8 4 (21.05%) DHCP
9 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
9 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.79%) PKI
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (10.53%) XenApp
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008

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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Intranet
3 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Architect
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) CCTV
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Android
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (5.26%) Unix
7 1 (5.26%) VMS
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Server Building
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Database Security
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) PLM
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) PTC
6 1 (5.26%) Siemens
6 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL