Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 73 73
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.36% 1.83% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.38% 8.23% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £275 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -16.98% -8.62%
10th Percentile £183 £197 £203
90th Percentile £400 £505 £401
East of England median daily rate £313 £285 £300
% change year-on-year +9.65% -5.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £16.50
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 - £16.50

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 298 328 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.41% 22.28% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 166 138
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £138 £160 £130
90th Percentile £519 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 54 24
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.94 £10.34
90th Percentile £49.35 £28.18 £29.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £20.88
% change year-on-year +4.92% -26.95% +19.30%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +14 16 £300 -
Hatfield -1 1 £500 +33.33%
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
4 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
5 11 (57.89%) DNS
6 10 (52.63%) VMware
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (47.37%) Office 365
8 8 (42.11%) Migration
9 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) DHCP
9 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
9 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
9 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
10 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (26.32%) Project Management
10 5 (26.32%) Firewall
11 4 (21.05%) CA
11 4 (21.05%) FTP
11 4 (21.05%) HTTP
11 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
11 4 (21.05%) LDAP
11 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
11 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
11 4 (21.05%) PKI
12 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
12 3 (15.79%) SCCM
12 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (15.79%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) FTP
4 4 (21.05%) HTTP
4 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IT Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Office 365 Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
9 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Creative Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Domain Models
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.26%) Server Management
6 1 (5.26%) Server Patching
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Firmware
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) CA
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) BT
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Mitel
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos