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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 24 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.92% 1.22% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.43% +15.62%
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
34 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.82% 25.61% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Average daily rate £160 £225 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -26.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £167 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £327 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Watford region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
6 1 (14.29%) Information Security
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Junos
6 1 (14.29%) Lync
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Intel
6 1 (14.29%) MOM
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Junos
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) MOM
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Intel
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) IBM