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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South West / Bristol
Rank 10 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 96 100 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.52% 11.44% 10.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.34% 56.50% 60.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 60
Median daily rate £325 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £113 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 13
Median hourly rate £16.38 £15.38 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £13.66 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.45 £35.00 £82.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
121 177 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.53% 20.25% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 113 106
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £120 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £400 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% +88.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £14.65 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £49.50 £79.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 100 (52.36%) Active Directory
2 68 (35.60%) Windows 7
3 63 (32.98%) Microsoft
4 57 (29.84%) Windows Server
5 55 (28.80%) Linux
6 48 (25.13%) MS Office
7 40 (20.94%) DNS
8 39 (20.42%) MS Excel
8 39 (20.42%) VMware
9 37 (19.37%) SCCM
9 37 (19.37%) Office 365
10 34 (17.80%) ITIL
11 30 (15.71%) Citrix
12 29 (15.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 27 (14.14%) Finance
13 27 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (14.14%) Security Cleared
14 26 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (13.09%) Windows 10
15 25 (13.09%) SQL
16 23 (12.04%) SQL Server
16 23 (12.04%) Unix
17 22 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (11.52%) Skype for Business
18 21 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (10.47%) Cisco
19 20 (10.47%) PowerShell
19 20 (10.47%) SC Cleared
20 18 (9.42%) Fat Client
20 18 (9.42%) Data Centre

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 22 (11.52%) Skype for Business
2 11 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (5.24%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.19%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.14%) IIS
5 6 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.62%) OpenROAD
7 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.52%) Apache
10 1 (0.52%) CMS
10 1 (0.52%) Confluence
10 1 (0.52%) Drupal
10 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.52%) Moodle
10 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (25.13%) MS Office
2 39 (20.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Simulink
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.37%) Office 365
2 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.57%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.57%) IaaS
4 3 (1.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.94%) DNS
2 16 (8.38%) DHCP
2 16 (8.38%) Firewall
3 15 (7.85%) TCP/IP
3 15 (7.85%) VPN
4 14 (7.33%) Remote Desktop
4 14 (7.33%) SAN
5 13 (6.81%) WAN
6 10 (5.24%) LAN
6 10 (5.24%) Skype
7 9 (4.71%) Internet
7 9 (4.71%) Wireless
8 3 (1.57%) Broadband
8 3 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.57%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.05%) Network Security
9 2 (1.05%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.05%) VoIP
10 1 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.85%) Ingres
3 11 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.57%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.05%) MySQL
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.09%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.09%) NetBeans
3 4 (2.09%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.57%) GoCD
4 3 (1.57%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.52%) JIRA
6 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 27 (14.14%) Finance
2 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.57%) Marketing
4 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.52%) Local Government
5 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (23.56%) Analyst
2 29 (15.18%) Support Engineer
3 20 (10.47%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (8.90%) Developer
6 16 (8.38%) Desktop Support
6 16 (8.38%) IT Support
7 14 (7.33%) Service Analyst
7 14 (7.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (6.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (6.28%) Architect
8 12 (6.28%) IT Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Citrix Analyst
9 11 (5.76%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (5.24%) DBA
11 9 (4.71%) Consultant
11 9 (4.71%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.42%) .NET
2 13 (6.81%) Web Services
3 8 (4.19%) SOAP
4 6 (3.14%) JSON
5 5 (2.62%) WCF
6 4 (2.09%) XML
7 3 (1.57%) Kafka
7 3 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.57%) REST
7 3 (1.57%) WPF
8 2 (1.05%) CSS
8 2 (1.05%) HTML
9 1 (0.52%) CSS3
9 1 (0.52%) HTML5
9 1 (0.52%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.52%) LAMP
9 1 (0.52%) Node.js
9 1 (0.52%) WinForms
9 1 (0.52%) XSLT
9 1 (0.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.42%) Data Centre
1 18 (9.42%) Fat Client
1 18 (9.42%) Thin Client
2 15 (7.85%) Clustering
3 14 (7.33%) Client/Server
4 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.19%) Smartphone
6 7 (3.66%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.14%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.57%) CMDB
9 3 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.57%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.05%) CESG
10 2 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.05%) iPhone
10 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.05%) PKI
11 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (35.60%) Windows 7
2 57 (29.84%) Windows Server
3 55 (28.80%) Linux
4 27 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (13.09%) Windows 10
7 23 (12.04%) Unix
8 11 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.19%) Android
10 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.62%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.09%) CentOS
12 4 (2.09%) Solaris
12 4 (2.09%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.09%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.05%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.52%) AIX
14 1 (0.52%) Fedora
14 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.80%) ITIL
2 21 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (9.42%) Incident Management
4 15 (7.85%) Migration
5 10 (5.24%) Change Management
5 10 (5.24%) Data Encryption
5 10 (5.24%) SDLC
5 10 (5.24%) SQL Optimisation
6 9 (4.71%) Information Security
7 8 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.19%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.19%) TDD
8 7 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (3.66%) DevOps
8 7 (3.66%) ETL
8 7 (3.66%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.14%) Application Virtualisation
9 6 (3.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (3.14%) Performance Management
9 6 (3.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.09%) SQL
2 20 (10.47%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.28%) Java
3 12 (6.28%) Shell Script
4 8 (4.19%) Python
5 6 (3.14%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.14%) C#
6 4 (2.09%) C
6 4 (2.09%) C++
7 3 (1.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.57%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.57%) Scala
8 2 (1.05%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.52%) Perl
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) Ruby
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.24%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) CISSP
4 3 (1.57%) Degree
4 3 (1.57%) MCP
5 2 (1.05%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (1.05%) CISM
5 2 (1.05%) CLAS
5 2 (1.05%) MCITP
6 1 (0.52%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.52%) GCIA
6 1 (0.52%) GCIH
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) MCDST
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.05%) MISRA
3 2 (1.05%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.05%) RMADS
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 100 (52.36%) Active Directory
2 29 (15.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 22 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (8.90%) XenApp
5 14 (7.33%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (7.33%) XenDesktop
6 13 (6.81%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.71%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (4.19%) BitLocker
9 7 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (3.14%) DFS Replication
10 6 (3.14%) Hyper-V
11 4 (2.09%) Firmware
11 4 (2.09%) Snort
12 3 (1.57%) Docker
12 3 (1.57%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.57%) LXC
13 2 (1.05%) NFS
13 2 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 37 (19.37%) SCCM
2 16 (8.38%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (4.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (3.14%) WSUS
5 5 (2.62%) Nessus
6 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.09%) Puppet
7 3 (1.57%) QRadar
7 3 (1.57%) Terraform
8 2 (1.05%) Nmap
9 1 (0.52%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.52%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.52%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (32.98%) Microsoft
2 39 (20.42%) VMware
3 30 (15.71%) Citrix
4 20 (10.47%) Cisco
5 18 (9.42%) AppSense
6 14 (7.33%) Wyse
7 11 (5.76%) Red Hat
8 10 (5.24%) Dell
9 9 (4.71%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.19%) CA
10 8 (4.19%) Symantec
11 7 (3.66%) HP
11 7 (3.66%) SAP
12 5 (2.62%) Apple
12 5 (2.62%) Intel Security
13 4 (2.09%) Oracle
13 4 (2.09%) Remedy
13 4 (2.09%) Sun
13 4 (2.09%) Xerox
14 3 (1.57%) ScanSafe
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