The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 25 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 5 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.82% 13.89% 3.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.90% 32.26% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 2
Median daily rate £230 £425 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £154 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £425 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £303
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +11.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -7.69%
Windows Server 2012
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 23.73% 43.06% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 16
Median daily rate £245 £425 £186
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.35% +128.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £123 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 Watford

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Watford region.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Watford region.

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
5 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) SSL
6 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Avaya
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) MCSA
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) 3PAR

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCITP
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
2 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
4 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas