Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 84 63
Rank change year-on-year +2 -21 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 49 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.24% 1.58% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.19% 8.16% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 34
Bristol median daily rate £375 £310 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.97% -6.06% +3.94%
10th Percentile £181 £172 £216
90th Percentile £443 £503 £471
South West median daily rate £379 £325 £290
% change year-on-year +16.64% +12.07% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £52.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +23.53% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £46.25 £38.00
90th Percentile £54.20 £58.75 £47.00
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +28.75% +41.30% -33.33%

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 438 380 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.01% 19.37% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 229 212
Bristol median daily rate £393 £338 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.30% -0.37% -7.19%
10th Percentile £128 £146 £151
90th Percentile £525 £525 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 33
Bristol median hourly rate £18.60 £15.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.97% -17.57% +12.12%
10th Percentile £14.43 £11.75 £10.80
90th Percentile £51.83 £43.75 £43.20
South West median hourly rate £19.35 £17.05 £16.00
% change year-on-year +13.49% +6.56% -12.33%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Bristol

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Bristol

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Bristol

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Bristol

Windows Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (93.88%) Windows Server
3 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
4 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
5 20 (40.82%) VMware
5 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (32.65%) SCCM
7 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
8 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
8 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
9 12 (24.49%) Citrix
9 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
9 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (22.45%) MCSE
10 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
10 11 (22.45%) Windows 10
11 10 (20.41%) Office 365
12 9 (18.37%) McAfee
12 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
13 8 (16.33%) CCA
13 8 (16.33%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
13 8 (16.33%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (14.29%) XenApp
15 6 (12.24%) SCVMM
15 6 (12.24%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.41%) Office 365
3 3 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.08%) IaaS
4 2 (4.08%) PaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) Network Security
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.08%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
4 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.16%) Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (6.12%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) Replication
2 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (93.88%) Windows Server
3 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.45%) Windows 10
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (8.16%) DevOps
3 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
4 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL
4 3 (6.12%) NsoIT
5 2 (4.08%) Document Management
5 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.08%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.04%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (2.04%) Decision-Making
6 1 (2.04%) Kanban
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.04%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (2.04%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) Server Management
6 1 (2.04%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.45%) MCSE
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (16.33%) CCA
4 8 (16.33%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (10.20%) CCNA
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.12%) MCSA
6 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
System Software
1 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (16.33%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (14.29%) XenApp
6 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.04%) Firmware
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.04%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (12.24%) SCVMM
3 4 (8.16%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) SCOM
5 1 (2.04%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.82%) VMware
3 12 (24.49%) Citrix
4 9 (18.37%) McAfee
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Hummingbird
6 2 (4.08%) iManage
6 2 (4.08%) Meridio
6 2 (4.08%) OpenText
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) Veeam
7 1 (2.04%) Apple
7 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.04%) CommVault
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) Splunk