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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South West / Bristol
Rank 47 52 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 23 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.79% 2.44% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.42% 11.28% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 8
Median daily rate £425 £360 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.05% +37.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £321 £325
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 132 195 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 16.04% 21.59% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 131 84
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 21
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £49.55 £43.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2012 in Bristol

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (51.52%) DNS
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) Linux
8 11 (33.33%) Client/Server
8 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
10 9 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 9 (27.27%) Office 365
10 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
12 7 (21.21%) Skype for Business
12 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (21.21%) Skype
12 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
13 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
13 6 (18.18%) VMware
13 6 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (18.18%) DFS Replication
14 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
14 5 (15.15%) Change Management
14 5 (15.15%) Finance

Windows Server 2012
Top Related 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 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
1 7 (21.21%) Skype for Business
2 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Confluence
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
4 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) DNS
2 9 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (21.21%) Skype
4 5 (15.15%) SAN
5 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.09%) Firewall
7 2 (6.06%) DHCP
7 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.06%) LAN
7 2 (6.06%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (3.03%) Internet
8 1 (3.03%) LDAP
8 1 (3.03%) PuTTY
8 1 (3.03%) WAN
8 1 (3.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Ant
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.03%) TestNG
2 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Support
5 1 (3.03%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
1 1 (3.03%) SAML
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (36.36%) Linux
5 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.06%) Android
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.03%) CentOS
9 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 3 (9.09%) Server Patching
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Release Management
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.03%) Test Management
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) VBScript
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) F#
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (18.18%) DFS Replication
5 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (3.03%) Shibboleth
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (3.03%) vSphere
7 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) WSUS
2 2 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Dell
4 4 (12.12%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Intel
4 4 (12.12%) IronPort
4 4 (12.12%) RightFax
5 3 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (9.09%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) Sun
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) Gemalto
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
7 1 (3.03%) Percona