Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 76 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 -24 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2012 38 32 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.02% 1.87% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.35% 10.81% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 41
Bristol median daily rate £325 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -0.74% +4.62%
10th Percentile £130 £205 £244
90th Percentile £435 £520 £475
South West median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 - £40.00
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -63.16% +102.13% +16.42%

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 367 296 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.48% 17.30% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 179 257
Bristol median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £141 £150 £215
90th Percentile £521 £478 £525
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 26
Bristol median hourly rate £20.22 £17.13 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -3.52% +7.58%
10th Percentile £11.65 £12.13 £11.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% +6.06% -2.94%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (97.37%) Windows Server
3 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
4 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
5 23 (60.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (52.63%) VMware
7 15 (39.47%) Windows 7
8 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
9 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (31.58%) Windows 10
10 11 (28.95%) SCCM
11 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
11 10 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (26.32%) Finance
12 9 (23.68%) Office 365
13 8 (21.05%) ITIL
13 8 (21.05%) HP
13 8 (21.05%) Citrix
14 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
15 6 (15.79%) Firewall
15 6 (15.79%) DNS
15 6 (15.79%) DHCP
16 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
16 5 (13.16%) Law
16 5 (13.16%) Hummingbird
16 5 (13.16%) OpenText
16 5 (13.16%) Replication

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 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) DHCP
1 6 (15.79%) DNS
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) NAS
3 3 (7.89%) Skype
3 3 (7.89%) Wireless
4 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.63%) Extranet
5 1 (2.63%) Intranet
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Law
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Server Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Replication
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (97.37%) Windows Server
3 23 (60.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (39.47%) Windows 7
5 12 (31.58%) Windows 10
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.26%) Linux
9 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (13.16%) Document Management
3 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.89%) Antivirus Management
5 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.26%) NsoIT
6 2 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) PLM
7 1 (2.63%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCSA
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
3 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.89%) XenServer
7 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
7 2 (5.26%) XenApp
8 1 (2.63%) Firmware
8 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) SCVMM
2 4 (10.53%) vCenter Server
3 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) WSUS
4 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (52.63%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
3 8 (21.05%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) Hummingbird
4 5 (13.16%) iManage
4 5 (13.16%) Meridio
4 5 (13.16%) OpenText
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco
6 3 (7.89%) IBM
6 3 (7.89%) McAfee
7 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) Splunk
7 2 (5.26%) Veeam
8 1 (2.63%) CommVault
8 1 (2.63%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas