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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 41 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 14 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.73% 3.31% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.19% 8.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -17.50%
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
171 123 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.33% 40.73% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 48 37
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.13 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +34.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £30.50 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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
Cheltenham -17 2 £250 - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) LAN
3 12 (41.38%) WAN
3 12 (41.38%) Citrix
4 10 (34.48%) VMware
5 9 (31.03%) Firewall
5 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (31.03%) vSphere
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (24.14%) McAfee
7 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
7 7 (24.14%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (24.14%) XenApp
7 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
8 6 (20.69%) VPN
8 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 6 (20.69%) ITIL
8 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
8 6 (20.69%) Backup Exec
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (13.79%) iPad
10 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (24.14%) MS Exchange
1 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (10.34%) Lync
5 2 (6.90%) IIS
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) LAN
1 12 (41.38%) WAN
2 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) VPN
4 4 (13.79%) IPv4
4 4 (13.79%) IPv6
5 3 (10.34%) DHCP
5 3 (10.34%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Military
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Security Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) iPad
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) vSphere
2 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) XenApp
3 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
3 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
4 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (20.69%) Backup Exec
3 4 (13.79%) WSUS
4 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Citrix
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) McAfee
4 4 (13.79%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Apple
5 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) AppSense
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) F5
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