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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 22 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.38% 3.26% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.29% 12.50% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £338 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £338 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £338 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+0.92% +8.34%
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
62 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 38.75% 26.09% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 4
Average daily rate £375 £248 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -28.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £90 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (80.95%) Hyper-V
4 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
4 13 (61.90%) VMware
5 12 (57.14%) HP
5 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (42.86%) VMware ESX
7 8 (38.10%) Dell
7 8 (38.10%) Citrix
8 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 6 (28.57%) Symantec
8 6 (28.57%) Project Management
9 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
9 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
9 5 (23.81%) SCCM
9 5 (23.81%) SCOM
9 5 (23.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (19.05%) NAS
10 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (19.05%) 3PAR
10 4 (19.05%) Celerra
10 4 (19.05%) Brocade
10 4 (19.05%) CLARiiON
10 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix
10 4 (19.05%) EMC Centera
10 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
1 4 (19.05%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) CLARiiON
2 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix
2 4 (19.05%) EMC Centera
2 4 (19.05%) Celerra
2 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Server Building
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Build Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Hyper-V
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (42.86%) VMware ESX
4 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
1 5 (23.81%) SCOM
1 5 (23.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) HP
3 8 (38.10%) Dell
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) Symantec
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) EMC
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Brocade
5 4 (19.05%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow