Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 86 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 -26 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 42 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.02% 1.32% 2.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.12% 7.33% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 38
Bristol median daily rate £338 £276 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.17% -17.54% +21.82%
10th Percentile £130 £157 £217
90th Percentile £441 £382 £475
South West median daily rate £380 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +12.45% +3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 £52.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.48% +23.53% -
South West median hourly rate £44.42 £47.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.48% +150.00% -7.77%

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 415 341 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.93% 17.99% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 203 241
Bristol median daily rate £388 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -2.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £130 £136 £160
90th Percentile £514 £488 £556
South West median daily rate £395 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +12.86% -3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 34
Bristol median hourly rate £20.94 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.01% -4.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.13 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £19.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +76.32% +20.63% -10.00%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
4 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 20 (47.62%) VMware
6 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 12 (28.57%) SCCM
8 12 (28.57%) Citrix
8 12 (28.57%) Windows 10
9 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
10 10 (23.81%) Office 365
11 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (21.43%) Finance
12 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 7 (16.67%) MCSE
14 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 6 (14.29%) Cisco
14 6 (14.29%) ITIL
14 6 (14.29%) SCVMM
14 6 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
15 5 (11.90%) vCenter Server
15 5 (11.90%) XenApp
15 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing

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 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DHCP
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) SAN
2 3 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) NAS
3 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (4.76%) Skype
3 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (11.90%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix Support
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Replication
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Fintech
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.38%) VMS
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.14%) NsoIT
6 2 (4.76%) Antivirus Management
6 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.76%) Document Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) Compliance Audit
7 1 (2.38%) Decision-Making
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.38%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) MCSE
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) CCA
2 4 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) CCNA
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.14%) MCSA
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
System Software
1 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (11.90%) XenApp
7 2 (4.76%) VMware NSX
7 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.38%) Firmware
8 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 5 (11.90%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.76%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
5 1 (2.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (47.62%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Citrix
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) McAfee
6 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.76%) Hummingbird
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) iManage
6 2 (4.76%) Juniper
6 2 (4.76%) Meridio
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
6 2 (4.76%) OpenText
6 2 (4.76%) Splunk
6 2 (4.76%) Veeam
7 1 (2.38%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) CommVault
7 1 (2.38%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.38%) Google