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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 57 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 16 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.73% 0.94% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 5.56% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.31 £24.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-15.37% -3.03%
Windows Server 2012
South West

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
176 144 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.05% 16.92% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 112 43
Average daily rate £370 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £27.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (52.63%) VMware
5 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
7 11 (28.95%) Linux
8 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
9 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.68%) Migration
10 8 (21.05%) Citrix
11 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
11 7 (18.42%) Python
11 7 (18.42%) Perl
11 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
11 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
11 7 (18.42%) Puppet
11 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (18.42%) CentOS
11 7 (18.42%) SCCM
11 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (18.42%) Ansible
12 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (15.79%) ITIL
12 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.16%) NetApp
13 5 (13.16%) Lotus
13 5 (13.16%) Oracle
13 5 (13.16%) SQL
13 5 (13.16%) Clustering

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.16%) Lync
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.53%) IIS
4 4 (10.53%) IBM Notes
4 4 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.89%) Apache
5 3 (7.89%) nginx
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) SAN
1 4 (10.53%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.63%) NAS
3 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) MarkLogic
2 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Hudson
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Law
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Administrator
2 11 (28.95%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.63%) Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (28.95%) Linux
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
6 7 (18.42%) CentOS
7 4 (10.53%) Fedora
8 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.89%) Debian
8 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
6 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) UML
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Security Hardening
6 2 (5.26%) Server Building
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.63%) High Availability
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Perl
1 7 (18.42%) Python
1 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) CCNA
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.63%) MCT
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) TickIT
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.89%) Postfix
4 3 (7.89%) Samba
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) vCloud
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
1 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (18.42%) Ansible
2 4 (10.53%) Vagrant
3 3 (7.89%) Salt
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.63%) MOM
4 1 (2.63%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) VMware
2 8 (21.05%) Citrix
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.16%) NetApp
4 5 (13.16%) Lotus
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) Dell
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (2.63%) Adobe
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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