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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 30 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 22 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.60% 1.57% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.89% 5.33% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+322.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.27% +15.62%
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
123 75 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.73% 29.53% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 19 52
Average daily rate £350 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £358 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 10
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.88 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £35.00 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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 - 9 £325 - 1
Cheltenham -7 3 £275 - 1
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) Citrix
4 12 (35.29%) VMware
5 11 (32.35%) LAN
5 11 (32.35%) WAN
6 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
7 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
7 9 (26.47%) vSphere
8 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (20.59%) Firewall
9 7 (20.59%) McAfee
9 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (20.59%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (20.59%) XenApp
9 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
10 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
10 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
10 6 (17.65%) HP
10 6 (17.65%) ITIL
11 5 (14.71%) Web Services
11 5 (14.71%) VPN
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
11 5 (14.71%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.82%) Lync
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.88%) IIS
7 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) LAN
1 11 (32.35%) WAN
2 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.59%) Firewall
4 5 (14.71%) VPN
5 4 (11.76%) IPv4
5 4 (11.76%) IPv6
6 2 (5.88%) DNS
6 2 (5.88%) DHCP
7 1 (2.94%) SAN
7 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Military
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) iPad
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (8.82%) Service Management
3 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
3 3 (8.82%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) MCSE
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
1 9 (26.47%) vSphere
2 7 (20.59%) XenApp
2 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
3 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
4 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
3 4 (11.76%) WSUS
4 3 (8.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Citrix
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) McAfee
5 6 (17.65%) HP
6 4 (11.76%) Apple
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco
7 3 (8.82%) Remedy
8 2 (5.88%) AppSense
9 1 (2.94%) Symantec
9 1 (2.94%) NetApp
9 1 (2.94%) IBM
9 1 (2.94%) F5
9 1 (2.94%) Lumension
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago