Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 58 53
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.53% 1.76% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.79% 7.64% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 8
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -9.43% -24.29%
10th Percentile £253 £132 £206
90th Percentile £480 £426 £478
South West median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -63.16% +102.13% +16.42%

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 139 157 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 23.44% 23.05% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 67 121
Gloucestershire median daily rate £338 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -32.50% -
10th Percentile £195 £115 £213
90th Percentile £543 £438 £600
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 20
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +30.43% +3.73%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.01 £10.03
90th Percentile £48.38 £46.00 £45.15
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% +6.06% -2.94%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +6 5 £438 +45.83% 2
Cheltenham -2 1 £220 -22.12% 6
Cirencester -3 1 £388 +40.91% 1
Windows Server 2012
South West

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) SCCM
4 10 (66.67%) Office 365
4 10 (66.67%) Windows 10
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
7 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (46.67%) VMware
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (40.00%) MCSE
8 6 (40.00%) Migration
9 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) ITIL
10 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (20.00%) Veritas
10 3 (20.00%) IBM
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (20.00%) Veeam
11 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
11 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
11 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Office 365
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Support
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) PLM
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
5 1 (6.67%) Docker
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (13.33%) Nessus
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
3 2 (13.33%) WSUS
4 1 (6.67%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) OpenView
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
4 1 (6.67%) SCSM
4 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Veeam
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) SAP