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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 43 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.37% 5.08% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.54% 19.37% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 6
Median daily rate £230 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.25 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -63.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
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
130 222 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.57% 26.21% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 109 70
Median daily rate £365 £338 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £142 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 36
Median hourly rate £17.00 £9.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -6 5 £230 -45.88% 1
Welwyn Garden City +5 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 2 £375 -21.05%
Stevenage +3 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
3 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
4 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
5 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (45.95%) VMware
7 13 (35.14%) SCCM
8 11 (29.73%) ITIL
9 10 (27.03%) Citrix
9 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
9 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
9 10 (27.03%) Office 365
10 9 (24.32%) Finance
10 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
11 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
12 6 (16.22%) Clustering
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (16.22%) XenApp
12 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
12 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
13 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
13 5 (13.51%) SAN
13 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (13.51%) vSphere
14 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
14 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning

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 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.41%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Local Government
3 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.51%) DBA
3 5 (13.51%) SQL DBA
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Support
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) CCTV
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
3 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.81%) Linux
7 3 (8.11%) Unix
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (8.11%) Coaching
3 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.11%) Presales
3 3 (8.11%) Server Building
3 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) Application Discovery
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) Programme Governance
4 2 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
5 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.70%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) MCSA
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) FISMA
2 1 (2.70%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) XenApp
3 5 (13.51%) vSphere
4 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.41%) DFS Replication
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.41%) Xen
6 2 (5.41%) XenServer
7 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Bacula
3 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) vRealize
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) RedGate
5 3 (8.11%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
6 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) CommVault
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard