Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 46 47
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 40 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.06% 2.45% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.60% 13.16% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 21
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £300 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +110.53% -38.71%
10th Percentile £225 £231 £106
90th Percentile £625 £525 £338
South West median daily rate £375 £320 £230
% change year-on-year +17.19% +39.13% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £40.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.13% -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £26.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +80.77% +13.04% +24.32%

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 241 114 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 30.47% 18.60% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 54 140
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.87% +2.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £191 £170 £106
90th Percentile £550 £525 £514
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 38
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% -66.27%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.50 £11.63
90th Percentile £47.63 £42.50 £46.45
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +118.75% -7.25% -13.75%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 +12 14 £375 +42.86% 5
Cheltenham -11 9 £400 +56.10% 3
Cirencester 0 2 £350 +3.70%
Filton - 1 £400 -
Windows Server 2012
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (95.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
5 26 (65.00%) Security Cleared
6 23 (57.50%) Windows 10
7 20 (50.00%) ITIL
8 19 (47.50%) ITSM
8 19 (47.50%) Hyper-V
8 19 (47.50%) ITIL V3
9 18 (45.00%) SCCM
10 17 (42.50%) DV Cleared
11 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (35.00%) DNS
13 13 (32.50%) McAfee
13 13 (32.50%) Virtual Desktop
14 12 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
14 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (30.00%) Service Delivery
15 11 (27.50%) Network Security
16 10 (25.00%) Service Management
16 10 (25.00%) VMware
16 10 (25.00%) MCSA
16 10 (25.00%) DHCP
17 9 (22.50%) Firewall
17 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
18 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
18 8 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
18 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Office 365
3 5 (12.50%) IaaS
3 5 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) DNS
2 11 (27.50%) Network Security
3 10 (25.00%) DHCP
4 9 (22.50%) Firewall
5 8 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) SAN
7 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.50%) Electronics
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
1 9 (22.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (5.00%) Server Support
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 23 (57.50%) Windows 10
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.00%) Linux
6 4 (10.00%) CentOS
6 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 19 (47.50%) ITIL V3
2 19 (47.50%) ITSM
3 12 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (25.00%) Service Management
5 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.00%) Biometrics
7 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.00%) Proactive Management
8 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.50%) CRM
8 1 (2.50%) Email Filtering
8 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.50%) Presales
8 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) C
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (42.50%) DV Cleared
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (25.00%) MCSA
5 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (17.50%) MCSE
7 6 (15.00%) MCP
8 3 (7.50%) Degree
9 1 (2.50%) CCA
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (47.50%) Hyper-V
3 13 (32.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.00%) Terminal Server
6 4 (10.00%) vSphere
7 3 (7.50%) XenApp
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) SCOM
2 6 (15.00%) SCVMM
3 5 (12.50%) WSUS
4 3 (7.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) McAfee
3 10 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (17.50%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (10.00%) Wyse
7 1 (2.50%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) Veeam