Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 15 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 43 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 95 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.04% 4.26% 4.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.89% 24.50% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 51 53
Bristol median daily rate £355 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.48% -17.86% +33.33%
10th Percentile £213 £151 £218
90th Percentile £514 £375 £475
South West median daily rate £355 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +9.23% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Bristol median hourly rate £34.00 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.35% +24.00% -80.00%
10th Percentile £17.53 £14.75 £10.65
90th Percentile £47.00 £16.25 £36.75
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £16.64 £16.50
% change year-on-year +149.62% +0.83% -23.26%

Windows Server 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 367 298 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.46% 17.38% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 180 256
Bristol median daily rate £375 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.11% -3.67%
10th Percentile £140 £151 £215
90th Percentile £521 £476 £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 £16.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.55% -7.04% +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
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Bristol

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Bristol

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Bristol

Windows Server
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 in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Bristol

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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.

1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (58.95%) Active Directory
3 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
4 45 (47.37%) VMware
5 37 (38.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (34.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (29.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (25.26%) Windows 7
9 24 (25.26%) SCCM
10 23 (24.21%) Citrix
11 19 (20.00%) Windows 10
12 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Office
12 18 (18.95%) PowerShell
12 18 (18.95%) Hyper-V
13 17 (17.89%) Linux
13 17 (17.89%) DNS
14 16 (16.84%) VMware ESXi
15 15 (15.79%) Office 365
15 15 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 14 (14.74%) Finance
16 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (13.68%) Thin Client
17 13 (13.68%) Fat Client
17 13 (13.68%) Virtual Machines
18 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
18 12 (12.63%) Firewall
19 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
19 11 (11.58%) MS Exchange

Windows Server
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 11 (11.58%) MS Exchange
1 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.47%) JBoss
2 9 (9.47%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.37%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.21%) IIS
5 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.05%) Apache
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (15.79%) Office 365
3 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (9.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (9.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.16%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) DNS
2 12 (12.63%) Firewall
3 10 (10.53%) DHCP
4 9 (9.47%) SAN
5 7 (7.37%) Skype
6 5 (5.26%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.21%) NAS
7 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.21%) Wireless
8 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.16%) VPN
9 2 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.11%) Network Security
10 1 (1.05%) Extranet
10 1 (1.05%) Intranet
10 1 (1.05%) LAN
10 1 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.05%) VLAN
10 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Ant
1 9 (9.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
1 9 (9.47%) Selenium
1 9 (9.47%) Travis CI
1 9 (9.47%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Law
2 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.16%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (11.58%) Analyst
3 10 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Administrator
5 8 (8.42%) Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Server Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Technical Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Support Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) JSP
1 9 (9.47%) Struts
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.05%) HTML
2 1 (1.05%) jQuery
2 1 (1.05%) LAMP
2 1 (1.05%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Fat Client
1 13 (13.68%) Thin Client
2 6 (6.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (5.26%) Replication
4 4 (4.21%) Clustering
4 4 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.16%) PKI
6 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.11%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.11%) iPad
6 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) iPhone
7 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (38.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (34.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (25.26%) Windows 7
5 19 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 17 (17.89%) Linux
7 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.11%) Unix
11 1 (1.05%) Android
11 1 (1.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (10.53%) DevOps
5 9 (9.47%) Change Management
5 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.47%) Scrum
6 8 (8.42%) ITIL
7 5 (5.26%) Document Management
7 5 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (4.21%) Security Hardening
9 3 (3.16%) Antivirus Management
9 3 (3.16%) Application Virtualisation
9 3 (3.16%) NsoIT
9 3 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.11%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (2.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.95%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.47%) Java
3 3 (3.16%) SQL
4 2 (2.11%) C
4 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) ES6
5 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) CCNA
3 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.16%) MCSA
5 3 (3.16%) MCSE
5 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.11%) CCNP
6 2 (2.11%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.05%) Degree
7 1 (1.05%) OCA
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 56 (58.95%) Active Directory
2 28 (29.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.95%) Hyper-V
4 16 (16.84%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (13.68%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (9.47%) XenDesktop
7 7 (7.37%) XenApp
8 4 (4.21%) vSphere
9 3 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.16%) XenServer
10 2 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (2.11%) VMware NSX
11 1 (1.05%) BitLocker
11 1 (1.05%) Firmware
11 1 (1.05%) GPFS
11 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (25.26%) SCCM
2 9 (9.47%) Ansible
2 9 (9.47%) Packer
2 9 (9.47%) Puppet
2 9 (9.47%) Terraform
3 8 (8.42%) SCOM
4 7 (7.37%) vCenter Server
5 6 (6.32%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (4.21%) SCVMM
7 4 (4.21%) WSUS
8 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.05%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
2 45 (47.37%) VMware
3 23 (24.21%) Citrix
4 10 (10.53%) Cisco
4 10 (10.53%) McAfee
5 9 (9.47%) Google
5 9 (9.47%) MKS
6 8 (8.42%) HP
7 5 (5.26%) EMC
7 5 (5.26%) Hummingbird
7 5 (5.26%) iManage
7 5 (5.26%) Meridio
7 5 (5.26%) OpenText
7 5 (5.26%) Veeam
8 4 (4.21%) Ivanti
8 4 (4.21%) Wyse
9 3 (3.16%) CA
9 3 (3.16%) IBM
10 2 (2.11%) Juniper
10 2 (2.11%) NetApp