Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 54 58
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.29% 2.93% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.16% 9.89% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 16
Gloucestershire median daily rate £269 £170 £224
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.09% -24.02% -18.64%
10th Percentile £213 £106 £81
90th Percentile £410 £385 £420
South West median daily rate £323 £305 £275
% change year-on-year +5.74% +10.91% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £19.00 -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £20.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +137.50% -27.27% -15.38%

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 114 273 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.40% 29.64% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 146 195
Gloucestershire median daily rate £310 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% - -
10th Percentile £185 £125 £150
90th Percentile £488 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 18
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% -27.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.20 £10.86
90th Percentile £43.25 £44.20 £43.98
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.75% -12.86% +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -11 5 £263 +84.21% 1
Cirencester - 4 £275 -
Cheltenham +7 2 £225 -35.71% 1
Tewkesbury -1 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) Office 365
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (20.00%) Skype
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) DBS Check
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (13.33%) Veeam
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure

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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Support
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (6.67%) DevOps
2 1 (6.67%) Email Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Lumension
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee