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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 49 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 20 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.31% 0.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.98% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£248 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £18.23
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +15.19%
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
167 128 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.28% 15.37% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 64 56
Average daily rate £338 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £172 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +36.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 14 (51.85%) VMware
5 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 11 (40.74%) Citrix
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
9 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
10 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
10 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (18.52%) Lync
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 5 (18.52%) ITIL
12 4 (14.81%) Avaya
12 4 (14.81%) Identity Management
12 4 (14.81%) Finance
12 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
12 4 (14.81%) LAN
12 4 (14.81%) WAN
12 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
12 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (14.81%) Degree
13 3 (11.11%) Ruby
13 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
13 3 (11.11%) Firewall
13 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (11.11%) nginx

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (18.52%) Lync
5 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (11.11%) nginx
6 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (11.11%) Apache
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Hudson
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 3 (11.11%) CentOS
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) UNIX
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Debian
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Identity Management
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Ruby
1 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 3 (11.11%) Perl
1 3 (11.11%) PHP
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
1 3 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) Postfix
4 3 (11.11%) Samba
5 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.41%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
6 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
1 3 (11.11%) Salt
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.41%) ARCserve
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Avaya
5 3 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) Adobe
7 1 (3.70%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Lotus
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