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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 51 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.60% 3.74% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 10.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£160 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +3.12%
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
146 109 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.08% 37.07% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 36 72
Average daily rate £375 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £13.00 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £28.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 January 2015.

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 January 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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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 +1 3 £160 -40.74% 2
Cheltenham - - - - 2
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (35.00%) LAN
5 7 (35.00%) WAN
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (20.00%) Citrix
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) MCSE
9 3 (15.00%) DHCP
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Service Management
9 3 (15.00%) Remedy
9 3 (15.00%) McAfee
9 3 (15.00%) DNS
9 3 (15.00%) Military
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Lync
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) LAN
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.00%) Military
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
2 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Remedy
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) AppSense
5 1 (5.00%) F5