Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 83 75
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 14 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.89% 1.37% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.79% 6.63% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £260 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +13.04% -45.88%
10th Percentile £274 £157 £186
90th Percentile £444 £565 £400
East of England median daily rate £358 £250 £300
% change year-on-year +43.00% -16.67% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £16.50
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £33.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year -60.40% +146.28% -55.00%

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 369 332 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.41% 20.65% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 163 155
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% -2.10%
10th Percentile £134 £129 £150
90th Percentile £475 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 40 19
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.93 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £11.65 £12.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.93 £47.25 £17.55
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £26.22 £16.50
% change year-on-year -37.07% +58.91% -2.94%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 +11 9 £300 +71.43% 1
Hatfield 0 1 £500 +17.65%
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 £425 -15.00%
Windows Server 2012
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) DNS
6 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 6 (42.86%) Project Management
8 5 (35.71%) Migration
8 5 (35.71%) Firewall
9 4 (28.57%) PKI
9 4 (28.57%) CA
9 4 (28.57%) Linux
9 4 (28.57%) LDAP
9 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
9 4 (28.57%) FTP
9 4 (28.57%) HTTP
9 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (28.57%) Office 365
10 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 3 (21.43%) vSphere
10 3 (21.43%) ITIL
10 3 (21.43%) WAN
10 3 (21.43%) DHCP
10 3 (21.43%) LAN
10 3 (21.43%) Cisco
10 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (14.29%) Back Office

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 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) 3ds Max
1 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.14%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) FTP
3 4 (28.57%) HTTP
3 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Designer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Handset
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Creative Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Domain Models
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Server Management
5 1 (7.14%) Server Patching
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) Docker
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
1 1 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
1 1 (7.14%) vMotion
1 1 (7.14%) vRealize
1 1 (7.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) CA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) BT
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos