Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 48 50
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 15 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.48% 3.37% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.39% 11.16% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 15
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £143 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -38.71% -7.00%
10th Percentile £231 £106 £81
90th Percentile £525 £338 £410
South West median daily rate £320 £234 £300
% change year-on-year +36.90% -22.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.13% - -
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +13.04% +24.32% -3.90%

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 112 242 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.51% 30.17% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 140 162
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £173 £106 £168
90th Percentile £525 £514 £561
South West median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 16
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -66.27% +107.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.63 £9.66
90th Percentile £42.50 £46.45 £45.20
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.25% -13.75% +15.94%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Cheltenham +6 3 £256 +55.30% 2
Gloucester -9 3 £263 +118.75% 6
Cirencester - 3 £338 -
Tewkesbury +4 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Office 365
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (33.33%) SCCM
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (13.33%) Email Migration
9 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
9 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
9 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (13.33%) Skype
9 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) Internet

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
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%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (13.33%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Support
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (6.67%) Unix
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Email Migration
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Veeam
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) VMware