The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 127 104 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.53% 11.54% 7.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.91% 61.54% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 60 48
Median daily rate £330 £328 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £125 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 11
Median hourly rate £12.88 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.96% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £22.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
187 169 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.91% 18.76% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 114 112
Median daily rate £340 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 11
Median hourly rate £15.26 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.23% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 121 (52.84%) Active Directory
2 76 (33.19%) Windows Server
3 70 (30.57%) VMware
4 66 (28.82%) Microsoft
5 64 (27.95%) PowerShell
6 63 (27.51%) Windows 7
7 52 (22.71%) SQL
8 51 (22.27%) Linux
9 49 (21.40%) SCCM
10 46 (20.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 45 (19.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (19.21%) Office 365
13 40 (17.47%) MS Office
13 40 (17.47%) SQL Server
14 39 (17.03%) Migration
15 38 (16.59%) Citrix
16 37 (16.16%) MS Excel
17 31 (13.54%) SAN
18 30 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
18 30 (13.10%) Cisco
19 29 (12.66%) Unix
19 29 (12.66%) Finance
20 28 (12.23%) ITIL
21 27 (11.79%) DNS
21 27 (11.79%) MS Exchange
21 27 (11.79%) Security Cleared
21 27 (11.79%) Windows 10
22 25 (10.92%) SharePoint
23 24 (10.48%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related 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 27 (11.79%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.92%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (6.11%) IIS
5 13 (5.68%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.06%) IBM Notes
6 7 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.18%) CMS
8 5 (2.18%) Mule
9 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.75%) OpenROAD
10 3 (1.31%) Apache
10 3 (1.31%) IBM Domino
10 3 (1.31%) Moodle
10 3 (1.31%) NServiceBus
10 3 (1.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (17.47%) MS Office
2 37 (16.16%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.18%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (19.21%) Office 365
2 24 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.87%) GitHub
4 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.54%) SAN
2 27 (11.79%) DNS
3 24 (10.48%) TCP/IP
4 23 (10.04%) Firewall
5 22 (9.61%) DHCP
6 21 (9.17%) LAN
7 20 (8.73%) WAN
8 16 (6.99%) Internet
8 16 (6.99%) VPN
9 12 (5.24%) Wireless
10 10 (4.37%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (4.37%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.62%) Kerberos
13 5 (2.18%) NetScaler
14 4 (1.75%) Intranet
14 4 (1.75%) Network Security
14 4 (1.75%) Skype
14 4 (1.75%) VoIP
15 3 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.86%) Ingres
3 16 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.18%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.75%) MySQL
8 3 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.31%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.31%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.44%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (2.18%) MSI
1 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.75%) Subversion
3 3 (1.31%) Artifactory
3 3 (1.31%) NuGet
3 3 (1.31%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.87%) Grunt
4 2 (0.87%) gulp
4 2 (0.87%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.44%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (12.66%) Finance
2 13 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.62%) Law
4 5 (2.18%) Electronics
4 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.18%) Marketing
5 4 (1.75%) Back Office
6 3 (1.31%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (24.45%) Analyst
2 25 (10.92%) Service Analyst
2 25 (10.92%) Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (10.04%) Support Engineer
4 21 (9.17%) Developer
5 18 (7.86%) Administrator
5 18 (7.86%) Architect
6 16 (6.99%) DBA
7 15 (6.55%) Consultant
8 14 (6.11%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (6.11%) SQL DBA
9 12 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.24%) Security Analyst
10 11 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.80%) Windows Engineer
11 10 (4.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 10 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.37%) Desktop Support
12 9 (3.93%) .NET Developer
13 8 (3.49%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.48%) .NET
2 8 (3.49%) Web Services
3 7 (3.06%) SOAP
3 7 (3.06%) WCF
4 6 (2.62%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.62%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.62%) JSON
5 5 (2.18%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.18%) REST
6 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.31%) CSS3
7 3 (1.31%) HTML5
7 3 (1.31%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.31%) LAMP
7 3 (1.31%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.31%) NHibernate
7 3 (1.31%) React
7 3 (1.31%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (1.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.73%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.99%) Clustering
3 13 (5.68%) Blackberry
4 11 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.80%) Fat Client
4 11 (4.80%) Thin Client
5 10 (4.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.06%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.75%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.75%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.75%) Replication
8 4 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.31%) Blog
9 3 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.31%) iPhone
9 3 (1.31%) NHS
9 3 (1.31%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 76 (33.19%) Windows Server
2 63 (27.51%) Windows 7
3 51 (22.27%) Linux
4 46 (20.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (19.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (12.66%) Unix
8 27 (11.79%) Windows 10
9 23 (10.04%) Windows 8
10 12 (5.24%) Windows XP
11 10 (4.37%) Android
11 10 (4.37%) Apple iOS
12 8 (3.49%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.75%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.31%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.03%) Migration
2 28 (12.23%) ITIL
3 18 (7.86%) SIEM
4 16 (6.99%) Information Security
5 14 (6.11%) Incident Management
5 14 (6.11%) Server Patching
5 14 (6.11%) SQL Optimisation
6 13 (5.68%) Security Architecture
7 12 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.24%) SDLC
7 12 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (4.37%) Coaching
8 10 (4.37%) Content Management
8 10 (4.37%) DDoS Mitigation
8 10 (4.37%) Time Management
9 9 (3.93%) Data Management
9 9 (3.93%) DevOps
9 9 (3.93%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (3.06%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.95%) PowerShell
2 52 (22.71%) SQL
3 19 (8.30%) VBScript
4 15 (6.55%) C#
5 14 (6.11%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.93%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.93%) VB
7 6 (2.62%) Java
8 5 (2.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.75%) PHP
10 3 (1.31%) Python
11 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.87%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.44%) Perl
12 1 (0.44%) Ruby
12 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (11.79%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.86%) CISSP
4 14 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.24%) MCSE
6 9 (3.93%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.62%) MCSA
8 5 (2.18%) CCA
8 5 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.31%) Degree
10 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.87%) CISM
10 2 (0.87%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.87%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.87%) MCDST
10 2 (0.87%) MCP
10 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.44%) GCIA
11 1 (0.44%) GCIH
11 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (4.80%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.37%) SLA
3 4 (1.75%) QA
4 2 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 121 (52.84%) Active Directory
2 44 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.61%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.86%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (6.99%) XenApp
6 12 (5.24%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (3.93%) vSphere
8 8 (3.49%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.18%) Snort
9 5 (2.18%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.31%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.44%) Firmware
11 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.44%) NFS
11 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 49 (21.40%) SCCM
2 15 (6.55%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (4.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (3.93%) Puppet
4 9 (3.93%) WSUS
5 8 (3.49%) Ansible
5 8 (3.49%) SCOM
6 6 (2.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.18%) Nessus
7 5 (2.18%) RSA enVision
8 3 (1.31%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.31%) QRadar
8 3 (1.31%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.87%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.44%) Nmap
10 1 (0.44%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 70 (30.57%) VMware
2 66 (28.82%) Microsoft
3 38 (16.59%) Citrix
4 30 (13.10%) Cisco
5 15 (6.55%) ArcSight
5 15 (6.55%) Dell
6 10 (4.37%) Cyber-Ark
6 10 (4.37%) Forcepoint
7 9 (3.93%) Intel Security
7 9 (3.93%) Oracle
8 8 (3.49%) AppSense
8 8 (3.49%) SAP
9 7 (3.06%) CheckPoint
9 7 (3.06%) Google
9 7 (3.06%) Lotus
9 7 (3.06%) Wyse
10 6 (2.62%) Nintex
11 5 (2.18%) LogRhythm
11 5 (2.18%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.18%) Splunk
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