Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 68 50
Rank change year-on-year -11 -18 +29
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 20 25 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.28% 1.82% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.97% 8.50% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 30
Hertfordshire median daily rate £188 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -35.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £155 £186 £163
90th Percentile £525 £400 £438
East of England median daily rate £260 £321 £375
% change year-on-year -19.07% -14.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £16.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.68% -44.12%
East of England median hourly rate £33.25 £15.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +121.65% -49.15% +14.51%

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 335 294 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.46% 21.44% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 154 203
Hertfordshire median daily rate £366 £364 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +8.58% -4.29%
10th Percentile £120 £165 £120
90th Percentile £553 £509 £488
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 18 50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -9.84% +1.67%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.00 £8.75
90th Percentile £45.53 £20.00 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -6 5 £313 +35.87% 1
Stevenage -8 3 £455 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +3 2 £500 -
Hemel Hempstead -3 2 £160 -60.00%
Letchworth - 1 £160 -
Broxbourne - 1 £115 -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) SAN
4 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) DHCP
6 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) NetApp
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
8 3 (15.00%) Data Security
8 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.00%) Data Centre

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 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Liferay
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) ThingWorx
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
5 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) LDAP
5 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) JasperReports
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) French Language
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) CCTV
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Data Security
2 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (5.00%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) People Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GMP
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) PTC
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.00%) Splunk
6 1 (5.00%) Talend