The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +24.24%
Windows Server 2012
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.42% 28.86% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 5
Average daily rate £400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £678 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Dell
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
7 1 (12.50%) High Availability
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
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