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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 17 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.17% 3.40% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 11.63% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £425 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +142.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.19 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +9.10%
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
39 43 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.39% 29.25% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 30
Median daily rate £304 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £389 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £485 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.25 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat