Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 71 77
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 33 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.92% 1.93% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 13.54% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 19
Bristol median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +37.14%
10th Percentile £255 £261 £285
90th Percentile £539 £652 £438
South West median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -7.69% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £18.50
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% +24.32% -7.50%

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 341 229 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.87% 14.22% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 137 214
Bristol median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £145 £165 £150
90th Percentile £521 £538 £438
South West median daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.86% - -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 31
Bristol median hourly rate £15.48 £18.04 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.22% -5.05% +22.58%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.38 £13.75
90th Percentile £20.75 £51.25 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -36.36% +57.14%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) Windows Server
3 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
6 15 (45.45%) PowerShell
6 15 (45.45%) VMware
7 9 (27.27%) Linux
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
8 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
9 7 (21.21%) SCVMM
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (21.21%) HP
9 7 (21.21%) DNS
9 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.18%) DHCP
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) Citrix
10 6 (18.18%) Firewall
10 6 (18.18%) SCOM
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (15.15%) SCCM
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco
11 5 (15.15%) Office 365
11 5 (15.15%) DevOps
11 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
12 4 (12.12%) Skype

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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) NAS
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) Skype
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.06%) Extranet
4 2 (6.06%) Intranet
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.03%) PuTTY
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Ant
2 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.03%) RSpec
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.03%) TestNG
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
1 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (12.12%) PKI
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) Windows Server
3 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) CentOS
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Android
8 1 (3.03%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.09%) Document Management
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.03%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (3.03%) Security Hardening
6 1 (3.03%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) F#
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.09%) vSphere
6 3 (9.09%) XenApp
6 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
7 2 (6.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCVMM
2 6 (18.18%) SCOM
3 5 (15.15%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) AirWatch
4 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.06%) WSUS
5 1 (3.03%) Ansible
5 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.03%) HP ALM
5 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.03%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.03%) Terraform
5 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 4 (12.12%) IBM
7 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (9.09%) F5
7 3 (9.09%) Hummingbird
7 3 (9.09%) iManage
7 3 (9.09%) Meridio
7 3 (9.09%) OpenText
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.09%) Veeam
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) Veritas
8 2 (6.06%) Zscaler
9 1 (3.03%) EMC
9 1 (3.03%) Software AG
9 1 (3.03%) webMethods