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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 19 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.83% 2.36% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.03% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £19.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.63%
Windows Server 2012
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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
61 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 37.89% 23.62% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 2
Average daily rate £388 £338 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +237.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (84.62%) Hyper-V
4 15 (57.69%) VMware
5 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (50.00%) HP
7 11 (42.31%) Citrix
8 10 (38.46%) Dell
8 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
9 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
9 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
9 9 (34.62%) Symantec
10 8 (30.77%) Terminal Services
10 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 8 (30.77%) SCCM
10 8 (30.77%) SCOM
10 8 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (26.92%) DHCP
11 7 (26.92%) DNS
12 6 (23.08%) Project Management
13 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
13 4 (15.38%) Cisco
13 4 (15.38%) EMC
13 4 (15.38%) SAN
13 4 (15.38%) NetApp
13 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
13 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix
13 4 (15.38%) EMC Centera

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DHCP
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) SSH
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
1 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix
1 4 (15.38%) EMC Centera
1 4 (15.38%) Celerra
1 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Hyper-V
2 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
4 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 8 (30.77%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCCM
1 8 (30.77%) SCOM
1 8 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) HP
3 11 (42.31%) Citrix
4 10 (38.46%) Dell
5 9 (34.62%) Symantec
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco
7 4 (15.38%) EMC
7 4 (15.38%) Brocade
7 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
7 4 (15.38%) NetApp
8 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow