The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.46 -
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 144 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.13% 22.54% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 98
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £198 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £417 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 13
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2012
South West

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
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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on Same Period
Last Year
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Windows Server 2012
South West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Assurance Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee