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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 19 7 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.19% 13.33% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 33.33% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £413 £475 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +245.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +30.30%
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
31 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 32.98% 40.00% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Average daily rate £225 £475 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% +50.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £266 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) SCOM
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
1 5 (83.33%) SCOM
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) VMware