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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 61 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.94% 0.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.48% 1.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£356 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £305 £280
% change year-on-year
- +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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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
146 95 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.20% 15.65% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 47 68
Average daily rate £375 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.94 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) SCCM
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) SCOM
8 2 (18.18%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) IIS
8 2 (18.18%) MCP
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 1 (9.09%) WebLogic

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) ARCserve
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec