The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 72 61 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.83% 9.95% 11.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.28% 66.30% 68.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 53
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 15
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -38.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £15.35 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Windows
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 92 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.28% 15.01% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 46 70
Average daily rate £375 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Bristol region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Bristol region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 56 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 49 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 40 (25.97%) Active Directory
4 38 (24.68%) WAN
5 37 (24.03%) LAN
6 35 (22.73%) VMware
7 33 (21.43%) Linux
7 33 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 26 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (16.23%) MS Office
11 24 (15.58%) Firewall
12 21 (13.64%) ITIL
12 21 (13.64%) SQL
13 20 (12.99%) Red Hat
14 19 (12.34%) MS Excel
14 19 (12.34%) Citrix
15 18 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (11.69%) Samba
16 15 (9.74%) Finance
16 15 (9.74%) Java
17 14 (9.09%) MS Exchange
17 14 (9.09%) CentOS
18 13 (8.44%) Security Cleared
18 13 (8.44%) Migration
18 13 (8.44%) VPN
18 13 (8.44%) Apache
19 12 (7.79%) Network Security
19 12 (7.79%) Git (software)

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.44%) Apache
3 10 (6.49%) Lync
3 10 (6.49%) Confluence
3 10 (6.49%) nginx
3 10 (6.49%) MediaWiki
4 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.25%) SAS
7 3 (1.95%) IIS
7 3 (1.95%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (16.23%) MS Office
2 19 (12.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.68%) WAN
2 37 (24.03%) LAN
3 24 (15.58%) Firewall
4 13 (8.44%) VPN
5 12 (7.79%) Network Security
6 10 (6.49%) IPsec
6 10 (6.49%) IPv6
6 10 (6.49%) LDAP
6 10 (6.49%) EIGRP
6 10 (6.49%) BGP
6 10 (6.49%) OSPF
7 9 (5.84%) DNS
8 6 (3.90%) Wireless
8 6 (3.90%) VoIP
8 6 (3.90%) DHCP
8 6 (3.90%) Internet
9 4 (2.60%) SAN
9 4 (2.60%) Intranet
10 3 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 11 (7.14%) MySQL
2 10 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.30%) MS Access
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.49%) JIRA
2 10 (6.49%) Subversion
2 10 (6.49%) Hudson
2 10 (6.49%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.30%) Selenium
3 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.65%) Introscope
General
1 15 (9.74%) Finance
2 4 (2.60%) Financial Institution
2 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.60%) Publishing
3 3 (1.95%) Legal
3 3 (1.95%) Banking
4 2 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (18.18%) Analyst
2 14 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 14 (9.09%) Administrator
3 11 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (5.19%) Coordinator
5 8 (5.19%) Support Analyst
6 7 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 7 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (4.55%) Rollout Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) Desktop Support
7 6 (3.90%) Developer
7 6 (3.90%) Consultant
7 6 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.25%) Technical Support
8 5 (3.25%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.60%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) LAMP
2 4 (2.60%) .NET
3 3 (1.95%) Middleware
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.65%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.65%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Wiki
2 9 (5.84%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.25%) iPhone
4 5 (3.25%) Clustering
5 4 (2.60%) Economics
5 4 (2.60%) Animation
5 4 (2.60%) iPad
6 3 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.95%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.95%) AS400
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
7 1 (0.65%) Firmware
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.65%) Statistics
7 1 (0.65%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 56 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 33 (21.43%) Linux
2 33 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.09%) CentOS
6 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.14%) Debian
8 10 (6.49%) Ubuntu
9 7 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.55%) UNIX
10 5 (3.25%) Android
11 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.30%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.65%) HPUX
13 1 (0.65%) Solaris
13 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.64%) ITIL
2 18 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (8.44%) Migration
4 11 (7.14%) DevOps
5 10 (6.49%) Data Modelling
5 10 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (5.84%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.19%) Project Management
8 5 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.25%) Change Management
9 4 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.95%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (1.95%) Build Automation
10 3 (1.95%) Service Management
10 3 (1.95%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.95%) Data Security
10 3 (1.95%) Security Management
10 3 (1.95%) Information Security
10 3 (1.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.64%) SQL
2 15 (9.74%) Java
3 11 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 11 (7.14%) Perl
3 11 (7.14%) PHP
3 11 (7.14%) Ruby
4 6 (3.90%) Python
4 6 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.60%) C#
6 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.95%) C
7 2 (1.30%) VBA
8 1 (0.65%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.65%) ABAP
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.95%) MCP
4 3 (1.95%) CISSP
4 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.95%) CCNA
5 2 (1.30%) MCITP
5 2 (1.30%) ISEB
5 2 (1.30%) HND
5 2 (1.30%) MCSE
5 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.65%) OCP
6 1 (0.65%) OCA
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.65%) MCDST
6 1 (0.65%) MCTS
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) SLA
2 5 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (25.97%) Active Directory
2 26 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.69%) Samba
4 11 (7.14%) Postfix
4 11 (7.14%) XenServer
5 8 (5.19%) NFS
5 8 (5.19%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.60%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.60%) XenApp
6 4 (2.60%) vSphere
7 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) Puppet
2 10 (6.49%) ZABBIX
3 6 (3.90%) SCCM
4 4 (2.60%) Netcool
4 4 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.95%) Salt
5 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.95%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.30%) SCOM
7 1 (0.65%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.73%) VMware
3 20 (12.99%) Red Hat
4 19 (12.34%) Citrix
5 10 (6.49%) Cisco
6 8 (5.19%) HP
7 7 (4.55%) Apple
8 6 (3.90%) EMC
9 5 (3.25%) IBM
10 4 (2.60%) Intel
10 4 (2.60%) RightFax
11 3 (1.95%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.95%) IronPort
11 3 (1.95%) Remedy
11 3 (1.95%) Symantec
11 3 (1.95%) Lotus
11 3 (1.95%) Oracle
12 2 (1.30%) Teradata
12 2 (1.30%) Dell
12 2 (1.30%) JBoss
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