Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 71 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 34 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.98% 2.13% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.40% 13.06% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 26
Bristol median daily rate £338 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -1.41% +29.09%
10th Percentile £125 £250 £275
90th Percentile £499 £662 £438
South West median daily rate £294 £338 £343
% change year-on-year -12.96% -1.46% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 - £18.50
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £47.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -45.26% +171.43% -12.50%

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 327 268 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.06% 16.32% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 166 243
Bristol median daily rate £378 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.34% +1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £133 £175 £211
90th Percentile £521 £525 £480
South West median daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 29
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.37% -17.74% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.18 £14.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.48 £52.30
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year -15.66% +2.47% +19.73%

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 21 June 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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (97.06%) Windows Server
3 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
5 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (44.12%) VMware
7 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
8 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
9 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (29.41%) Finance
10 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
11 8 (23.53%) SCVMM
11 8 (23.53%) SCCM
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 8 (23.53%) HP
11 8 (23.53%) Citrix
12 7 (20.59%) ITIL
12 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
12 7 (20.59%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
13 6 (17.65%) Office 365
13 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
13 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (17.65%) DNS
13 6 (17.65%) Firewall
14 5 (14.71%) Law
14 5 (14.71%) Hummingbird
14 5 (14.71%) OpenText
14 5 (14.71%) DHCP

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 3 (8.82%) IIS
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) Wireless
4 3 (8.82%) NAS
4 3 (8.82%) Skype
5 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.94%) Extranet
6 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.94%) Intranet
6 1 (2.94%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Law
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
1 6 (17.65%) Server Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Support
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) PKI
2 4 (11.76%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) iPad
4 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) iPhone
5 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (97.06%) Windows Server
3 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.88%) Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Android
9 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
1 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
2 5 (14.71%) Document Management
2 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) DevOps
3 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
3 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.94%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (2.94%) Decision-Making
5 1 (2.94%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (2.94%) NsoIT
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 7 (20.59%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
7 3 (8.82%) XenApp
7 3 (8.82%) XenServer
8 2 (5.88%) VMware NSX
9 1 (2.94%) Firmware
9 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
1 8 (23.53%) SCVMM
2 4 (11.76%) SCOM
3 3 (8.82%) vCenter Server
3 3 (8.82%) WSUS
4 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix
3 8 (23.53%) HP
4 5 (14.71%) Hummingbird
4 5 (14.71%) iManage
4 5 (14.71%) Meridio
4 5 (14.71%) OpenText
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) Juniper
7 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.88%) Dell
7 2 (5.88%) McAfee
7 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) Splunk
7 2 (5.88%) Veeam
8 1 (2.94%) CommVault
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) Ivanti