Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 July 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 29 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 9 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.81% 2.35% 10.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.84% 12.24% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 15
Watford median daily rate £450 £238 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.47% -44.12% +7.94%
10th Percentile £425 £205 £136
90th Percentile £475 £309 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £325 £423
% change year-on-year +38.46% -23.08% +32.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Watford median hourly rate - - £21.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +50.00% -60.40%

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 83 49 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 25.94% 19.22% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 44
Watford median daily rate £298 £238 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.26% -38.71% +17.42%
10th Percentile £120 £124 £215
90th Percentile £550 £540 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Watford median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -11.02%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £15.25 £15.48 £20.63
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.38% +7.74% -1.00%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Watford

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Watford

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Watford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
4 6 (66.67%) SAN
4 6 (66.67%) Project Management
4 6 (66.67%) Data Security
4 6 (66.67%) 3PAR
4 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) SCCM
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Security
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
1 6 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp