The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Watford region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 23 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.89% 3.49% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 17.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £445 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £308 -
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 32.08% 19.77% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 7
Average daily rate £248 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £258 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £10.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows Server 2012
Hertfordshire

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 28 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Junos
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) Junos
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
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