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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 19 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.98% 4.90% 11.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 12.50% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £19.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -11.36%

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
18 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.65% 39.22% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 11
Median daily rate £438 £258 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.90% -39.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +0.84%
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 17 January 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005

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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) VMS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Database Security
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) MCITP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
2 2 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas