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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 48 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 6 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.28% 3.85% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.23% 12.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£128 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.95% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -25.96%
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
142 140 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.41% 31.75% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 69 28
Average daily rate £350 £350 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.50 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 3 £261 -9.13% 2
Cheltenham - 1 £128 -
Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
7 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
8 4 (18.18%) Application Discovery
8 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
10 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (9.09%) DHCP
10 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
10 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (4.55%) Firewall
11 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 4 (18.18%) Application Discovery
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Sophos
3 1 (4.55%) Acronis
3 1 (4.55%) ArcSight