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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 9 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.92% 0.92% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.50% 4.00% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £138 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.12%
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
40 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 33.61% 22.94% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 12
Average daily rate £433 £315 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.30% -25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £138 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £355 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £23.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 January 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) SCCM
5 8 (44.44%) SCOM
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) DHCP
6 7 (38.89%) DNS
6 7 (38.89%) Dell
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
6 7 (38.89%) Terminal Services
7 6 (33.33%) Symantec
7 6 (33.33%) HP
7 6 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
9 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 2 (11.11%) Project Management
10 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (11.11%) Linux
10 2 (11.11%) FreeBSD
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) FreeBSD
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 2 (11.11%) Project Management
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Terminal Services
4 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
1 8 (44.44%) SCOM
2 6 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (5.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Dell
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) Symantec
4 6 (33.33%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Intel
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