Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 51 41
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 119 65 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.73% 3.43% 4.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.81% 19.01% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 56
Bristol median daily rate £375 £270 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -20.59% +51.96%
10th Percentile £213 £146 £214
90th Percentile £514 £372 £484
South West median daily rate £386 £319 £350
% change year-on-year +21.27% -9.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 £34.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.24% +29.52% -58.00%
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £19.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +121.05% -28.30% +20.45%

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 413 342 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.90% 18.04% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 204 245
Bristol median daily rate £388 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% -3.21% -6.67%
10th Percentile £130 £136 £153
90th Percentile £514 £488 £556
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 34
Bristol median hourly rate £20.94 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.01% -4.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.65 £12.13 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £18.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year +56.00% +19.05% -10.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (49.58%) Active Directory
3 56 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 52 (43.70%) VMware
5 42 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (32.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (29.41%) PowerShell
8 33 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (26.05%) Linux
10 30 (25.21%) Citrix
11 27 (22.69%) SCCM
12 25 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (20.17%) Windows 7
14 23 (19.33%) Office 365
15 21 (17.65%) DevOps
15 21 (17.65%) Windows 10
16 20 (16.81%) VMware ESXi
16 20 (16.81%) DNS
17 17 (14.29%) MS Exchange
17 17 (14.29%) Thin Client
17 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (14.29%) Firewall
17 17 (14.29%) Fat Client
17 17 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 16 (13.45%) Hyper-V
18 16 (13.45%) Cisco
19 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
19 15 (12.61%) Virtual Machines
20 14 (11.76%) XenApp
20 14 (11.76%) SAN

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 17 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.56%) IIS
2 9 (7.56%) JBoss
2 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.56%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.72%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.84%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.84%) SAS
6 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Houdini
2 1 (0.84%) Maya
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) NUKE
2 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 42 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (19.33%) Office 365
3 13 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (8.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (7.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.52%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.81%) DNS
2 17 (14.29%) Firewall
3 14 (11.76%) SAN
4 9 (7.56%) NetScaler
5 8 (6.72%) DHCP
5 8 (6.72%) Skype
5 8 (6.72%) VPN
6 5 (4.20%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.52%) LAN
7 3 (2.52%) NAS
7 3 (2.52%) WAN
7 3 (2.52%) Wireless
8 2 (1.68%) Internet
8 2 (1.68%) Network Security
8 2 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.68%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.84%) DKIM
9 1 (0.84%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) MySQL
2 2 (1.68%) SSDT
3 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Ant
1 9 (7.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
1 9 (7.56%) Selenium
1 9 (7.56%) Travis CI
1 9 (7.56%) Vagrant
2 7 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.84%) MSTest
3 1 (0.84%) NUnit
3 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.36%) Back Office
4 2 (1.68%) Law
4 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (11.76%) Analyst
3 13 (10.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Administrator
5 9 (7.56%) Consultant
5 9 (7.56%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 7 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Citrix Consultant
9 5 (4.20%) Citrix Specialist
9 5 (4.20%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) JSP
1 9 (7.56%) Struts
2 8 (6.72%) .NET
3 4 (3.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.36%) Node.js
4 3 (2.52%) XML
5 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.68%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (1.68%) JSON
5 2 (1.68%) React
5 2 (1.68%) RESTful
5 2 (1.68%) SOAP
5 2 (1.68%) WCF
5 2 (1.68%) WPF
6 1 (0.84%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.84%) HTML
6 1 (0.84%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 17 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 11 (9.24%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.72%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.20%) Replication
6 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.52%) Animation
7 3 (2.52%) Clustering
8 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.84%) Fintech
9 1 (0.84%) FMCG
9 1 (0.84%) iPad
9 1 (0.84%) iPhone
9 1 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (32.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (26.05%) Linux
4 25 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (20.17%) Windows 7
6 21 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 13 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.36%) CentOS
10 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.68%) Unix
10 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.84%) Android
11 1 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.65%) DevOps
2 17 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (10.08%) Load Balancing
5 10 (8.40%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.56%) Change Management
6 9 (7.56%) Scrum
7 8 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.72%) Migration
8 7 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
8 7 (5.88%) ITIL
8 7 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (5.88%) Microservices
8 7 (5.88%) Server Management
8 7 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 7 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 7 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (5.04%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.56%) Java
3 6 (5.04%) SQL
4 5 (4.20%) C
5 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.52%) Python
5 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.68%) C#
6 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.24%) CCNA
3 11 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.72%) MCSE
4 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.04%) CCNP
6 4 (3.36%) CCA
6 4 (3.36%) CCNP Voice
6 4 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.36%) MCSA
6 4 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.84%) OCA
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) GDPR
2 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 59 (49.58%) Active Directory
2 33 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (16.81%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (13.45%) Hyper-V
5 15 (12.61%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (11.76%) XenApp
7 11 (9.24%) XenDesktop
8 7 (5.88%) Docker
8 7 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (5.04%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (3.36%) NFS
10 4 (3.36%) Samba
11 2 (1.68%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.68%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.84%) Firmware
12 1 (0.84%) GPFS
12 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.84%) vSphere
12 1 (0.84%) Xen
12 1 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (22.69%) SCCM
2 11 (9.24%) vCenter Server
3 10 (8.40%) Ansible
3 10 (8.40%) Puppet
4 9 (7.56%) Packer
4 9 (7.56%) Terraform
5 7 (5.88%) Kubernetes
6 6 (5.04%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (5.04%) SCVMM
7 4 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.36%) SCOM
8 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.68%) WSUS
9 1 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.84%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 52 (43.70%) VMware
3 30 (25.21%) Citrix
4 16 (13.45%) Cisco
5 10 (8.40%) Google
6 9 (7.56%) MKS
7 8 (6.72%) McAfee
7 8 (6.72%) Wyse
8 7 (5.88%) CA
8 7 (5.88%) Ivanti
9 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.36%) Veeam
10 3 (2.52%) HP
10 3 (2.52%) NetApp
11 2 (1.68%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.68%) Hummingbird
11 2 (1.68%) IBM
11 2 (1.68%) Juniper
11 2 (1.68%) OpenText
11 2 (1.68%) Splunk