The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 38 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.47% 4.52% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 10.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £261
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £19.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.63%
Windows Server 2012
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
120 150 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.03% 42.37% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 54
Average daily rate £425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -43.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +7 5 £475 +265.38% 1
Cheltenham -12 5 £425 +142.85% 1
Cirencester +5 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
7 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Citrix
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (10.53%) XenApp
9 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
10 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (5.26%) Firewall
10 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
10 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
10 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
10 1 (5.26%) Clustering

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas
3 1 (5.26%) Lotus
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) Sophos
3 1 (5.26%) Acronis