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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 80 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.58% 10.20% 10.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.07% 65.38% 51.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 56
Median daily rate £310 £330 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +22.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 23
Median hourly rate £16.88 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.00 £19.40 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
131 130 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.33% 15.61% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 68 129
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 28
Median hourly rate £23.75 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £27.50 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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 10 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 120 (59.41%) Active Directory
2 68 (33.66%) Microsoft
3 67 (33.17%) Windows 7
4 66 (32.67%) Windows Server
5 52 (25.74%) MS Office
6 50 (24.75%) Linux
7 49 (24.26%) VMware
8 47 (23.27%) MS Excel
9 44 (21.78%) SCCM
10 43 (21.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (19.31%) PowerShell
12 37 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (18.32%) Citrix
12 37 (18.32%) ITIL
13 34 (16.83%) Office 365
14 33 (16.34%) SQL Server
15 32 (15.84%) SQL
15 32 (15.84%) DNS
15 32 (15.84%) Security Cleared
16 30 (14.85%) Unix
17 29 (14.36%) SAN
17 29 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (13.37%) Migration
18 27 (13.37%) Cisco
18 27 (13.37%) TCP/IP
19 26 (12.87%) Firewall
20 25 (12.38%) SC Cleared
21 24 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
22 23 (11.39%) MS Exchange
23 21 (10.40%) LAN

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 23 (11.39%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (5.94%) Skype for Business
3 10 (4.95%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.96%) IIS
5 7 (3.47%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.48%) OpenROAD
7 4 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.98%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.98%) Mule
8 3 (1.49%) Apache
8 3 (1.49%) CMS
8 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.49%) Moodle
8 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.49%) WordPress
9 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.99%) nginx
10 1 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 52 (25.74%) MS Office
2 47 (23.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.83%) Office 365
2 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.99%) GitHub
5 2 (0.99%) IaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.84%) DNS
2 29 (14.36%) SAN
3 27 (13.37%) TCP/IP
4 26 (12.87%) Firewall
5 21 (10.40%) LAN
5 21 (10.40%) WAN
6 19 (9.41%) DHCP
7 17 (8.42%) VPN
8 13 (6.44%) Internet
9 10 (4.95%) Wireless
10 7 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (2.97%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.49%) Ethernet
14 3 (1.49%) Extranet
14 3 (1.49%) NAS
14 3 (1.49%) Network Security
14 3 (1.49%) Skype
14 3 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.92%) Ingres
3 14 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.98%) MySQL
6 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.50%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (2.48%) MSI
1 5 (2.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.49%) GoCD
4 2 (0.99%) Grunt
4 2 (0.99%) gulp
4 2 (0.99%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 21 (10.40%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.48%) Marketing
4 3 (1.49%) Back Office
4 3 (1.49%) Electronics
4 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.99%) Banking
5 2 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (21.78%) Analyst
2 28 (13.86%) Support Engineer
3 20 (9.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (9.90%) Service Analyst
3 20 (9.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (9.41%) Developer
5 16 (7.92%) Desktop Support
6 13 (6.44%) Administrator
6 13 (6.44%) Architect
6 13 (6.44%) DBA
7 12 (5.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 12 (5.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.45%) SQL DBA
9 10 (4.95%) IT Engineer
9 10 (4.95%) IT Support
10 9 (4.46%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 9 (4.46%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.40%) .NET
2 9 (4.46%) Web Services
3 8 (3.96%) SOAP
4 6 (2.97%) JSON
4 6 (2.97%) XML
5 5 (2.48%) WCF
6 4 (1.98%) CSS
6 4 (1.98%) HTML
7 3 (1.49%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.49%) CSS3
7 3 (1.49%) HTML5
7 3 (1.49%) Kafka
7 3 (1.49%) LAMP
7 3 (1.49%) Node.js
7 3 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.49%) REST
7 3 (1.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (0.99%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.99%) Meteor
8 2 (0.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.91%) Clustering
1 18 (8.91%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.94%) Fat Client
2 12 (5.94%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.46%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.46%) Smartphone
4 8 (3.96%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.48%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.48%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.48%) Replication
7 4 (1.98%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.49%) NHS
8 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.99%) iPhone
9 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 67 (33.17%) Windows 7
2 66 (32.67%) Windows Server
3 50 (24.75%) Linux
4 43 (21.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (14.85%) Unix
7 24 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (9.90%) Windows 10
9 10 (4.95%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.47%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.48%) Android
11 5 (2.48%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.50%) CentOS
15 1 (0.50%) Fedora
15 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.32%) ITIL
2 27 (13.37%) Migration
3 13 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (5.94%) SIEM
5 11 (5.45%) Data Encryption
5 11 (5.45%) SQL Optimisation
6 10 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (4.95%) Information Security
6 10 (4.95%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (4.46%) Incident Management
8 8 (3.96%) Application Virtualisation
8 8 (3.96%) DevOps
8 8 (3.96%) SDLC
8 8 (3.96%) Security Architecture
8 8 (3.96%) Server Patching
8 8 (3.96%) TDD
9 7 (3.47%) ETL
9 7 (3.47%) Time Management
10 6 (2.97%) Data Migration
10 6 (2.97%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.31%) PowerShell
2 32 (15.84%) SQL
3 14 (6.93%) VBScript
4 11 (5.45%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.95%) Python
6 9 (4.46%) Java
7 7 (3.47%) C#
8 6 (2.97%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.97%) VB
9 3 (1.49%) PHP
9 3 (1.49%) Scala
9 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.99%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.99%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.38%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.43%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.96%) CISSP
4 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.47%) MCSE
6 5 (2.48%) CCA
6 5 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.98%) MCP
7 4 (1.98%) MCSA
8 3 (1.49%) Degree
9 2 (0.99%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.99%) MCITP
10 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.50%) CISM
10 1 (0.50%) CLAS
10 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.50%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 120 (59.41%) Active Directory
2 29 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.92%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.92%) XenApp
4 15 (7.43%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (6.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (5.45%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.47%) Snort
7 7 (3.47%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.48%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.98%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.98%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.49%) Docker
10 3 (1.49%) LXC
10 3 (1.49%) NFS
10 3 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.49%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.50%) Firmware
11 1 (0.50%) Samba
11 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (21.78%) SCCM
2 18 (8.91%) Failover Clustering
3 12 (5.94%) WSUS
4 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (3.47%) Nessus
6 6 (2.97%) Puppet
7 5 (2.48%) Ansible
7 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (2.48%) QRadar
7 5 (2.48%) RSA enVision
8 4 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.49%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.99%) SCOM
11 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.50%) MOM
11 1 (0.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 68 (33.66%) Microsoft
2 49 (24.26%) VMware
3 37 (18.32%) Citrix
4 27 (13.37%) Cisco
5 10 (4.95%) CheckPoint
5 10 (4.95%) Dell
5 10 (4.95%) SAP
6 8 (3.96%) AppSense
6 8 (3.96%) HP
6 8 (3.96%) Intel Security
6 8 (3.96%) Wyse
7 7 (3.47%) ArcSight
7 7 (3.47%) Lotus
8 6 (2.97%) Google
8 6 (2.97%) NetApp
8 6 (2.97%) Splunk
9 5 (2.48%) CA
9 5 (2.48%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.48%) Oracle
9 5 (2.48%) ScanSafe
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