The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 72 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 0.92% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+51.63% -4.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
197 109 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.34% 15.59% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 48 84
Average daily rate £400 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Windows Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (22.22%) Android
6 2 (22.22%) iPhone
6 2 (22.22%) Veeam
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle