Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 59 68
Rank change year-on-year -29 +9 +31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 26 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.37% 2.79% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 13.08% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 38 23
Bristol median daily rate £276 £335 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.54% +21.82% -18.52%
10th Percentile £157 £217 £165
90th Percentile £382 £475 £360
South West median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £19.00 £20.80
% change year-on-year +150.00% -8.65% -24.36%

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 338 367 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 17.83% 21.31% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 244 225
Bristol median daily rate £339 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.21% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £135 £152 £125
90th Percentile £488 £556 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 37
Bristol median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% +12.90% -6.06%
10th Percentile £12.13 £10.73 £11.65
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £23.75
South West median hourly rate £19.25 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +6.06%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
5 11 (42.31%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 8 (30.77%) Citrix
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (26.92%) XenApp
8 6 (23.08%) Veeam
8 6 (23.08%) Private Cloud
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco
9 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (19.23%) SAN
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle
10 4 (15.38%) VPN
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) SCCM
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
11 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (11.54%) AirWatch
11 3 (11.54%) Marketing

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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) Extranet
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Intranet
3 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.85%) PuTTY
5 1 (3.85%) WinSCP
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) TestNG
3 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Trainee
6 2 (7.69%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
2 3 (11.54%) Scrum
2 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
3 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) ERP
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Kanban
3 2 (7.69%) SDLC
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Usability Testing
4 1 (3.85%) CAD
4 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) F#
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
3 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) XenApp
4 3 (11.54%) Xen
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) AirWatch
2 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Citrix
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Veeam
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.54%) SAP
6 2 (7.69%) arcserve
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper