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 22 June 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 49 53
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 13 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.53% 2.35% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.03% 10.93% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 12
Median daily rate £317 £328 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.20% +19.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £291 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £461 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £340
% change year-on-year -3.34% -1.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £20.60
% change year-on-year -22.35% +3.15%  

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 144 183 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.00% 21.53% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 118 140
Median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.25 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.09% -16.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

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 22 June 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 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 22 June 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Windows Server
3 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
4 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (38.89%) DNS
6 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 12 (33.33%) Linux
6 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (30.56%) VMware
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
9 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (25.00%) Client/Server
10 8 (22.22%) Finance
10 8 (22.22%) Office 365
10 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
11 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
11 7 (19.44%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (19.44%) Skype
11 7 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
11 7 (19.44%) SAN
11 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (16.67%) SQL
12 6 (16.67%) Oracle
12 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013

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 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
3 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (8.33%) Apache
6 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (5.56%) Confluence
7 2 (5.56%) IIS
7 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (19.44%) SAN
2 7 (19.44%) Skype
3 3 (8.33%) LDAP
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) NAS
4 2 (5.56%) PuTTY
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) WinSCP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.78%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Ant
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.56%) TestNG
2 2 (5.56%) Toad
2 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Electronics
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
1 7 (19.44%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Messaging Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) IT Graduate
6 2 (5.56%) IT Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Software Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Trainee
6 2 (5.56%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) SAML
2 1 (2.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Windows Server
3 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (33.33%) Linux
5 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.56%) Android
8 1 (2.78%) CentOS
8 1 (2.78%) Unix
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
2 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.89%) Change Management
2 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.11%) Scrum
3 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Server Patching
4 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.33%) Task Automation
5 2 (5.56%) CAD
5 2 (5.56%) ERP
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) Perl
2 3 (8.33%) VBScript
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.56%) F#
3 2 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) ISEB
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (11.11%) XenApp
6 2 (5.56%) vSphere
6 2 (5.56%) Xen
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.78%) Shibboleth
7 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) WSUS
2 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) Dell
5 4 (11.11%) Intel
5 4 (11.11%) IronPort
5 4 (11.11%) RightFax
6 3 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 3 (8.33%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (8.33%) SAP
6 3 (8.33%) Veeam
7 2 (5.56%) arcserve
8 1 (2.78%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) Gemalto
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper