Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 43 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 75 64 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.44% 3.93% 4.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.22% 24.62% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 44
Bristol median daily rate £390 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £226
90th Percentile £514 £538 £491
South West median daily rate £325 £334 £350
% change year-on-year -2.62% -4.64% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Bristol median hourly rate £21.00 £14.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.37% -4.84% -78.98%
10th Percentile £17.10 £11.18 £11.90
90th Percentile £41.90 £18.93 £18.70
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year +34.78% +46.71% -20.62%

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 323 260 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.10% 15.97% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 162 241
Bristol median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £133 £175 £200
90th Percentile £524 £525 £475
South West median daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 28
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £17.58 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.46% -43.29% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £12.70
90th Percentile £44.25 £49.75 £52.33
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -19.23% +30.08%

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 18 June 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 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (54.67%) Active Directory
3 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (41.33%) VMware
5 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
8 20 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 20 (26.67%) SCCM
9 18 (24.00%) DNS
10 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
11 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (21.33%) Citrix
12 14 (18.67%) Firewall
13 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (17.33%) Windows 10
13 13 (17.33%) Virtual Machines
14 12 (16.00%) SCVMM
14 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
15 11 (14.67%) Office 365
16 10 (13.33%) DevOps
16 10 (13.33%) Fat Client
16 10 (13.33%) Finance
16 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (13.33%) IIS
16 10 (13.33%) Linux
16 10 (13.33%) Thin Client
17 9 (12.00%) 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 10 (13.33%) IIS
2 8 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.33%) JBoss
3 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.33%) CMS
6 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (14.67%) Office 365
4 7 (9.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (9.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) DNS
2 14 (18.67%) Firewall
3 9 (12.00%) SAN
4 7 (9.33%) DHCP
5 5 (6.67%) Skype
6 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (5.33%) NAS
6 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (4.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.00%) VPN
7 3 (4.00%) Wireless
8 2 (2.67%) LAN
8 2 (2.67%) WAN
9 1 (1.33%) Extranet
9 1 (1.33%) Intranet
9 1 (1.33%) MPLS
9 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Ant
1 7 (9.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (9.33%) Selenium
1 7 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (9.33%) Travis CI
1 7 (9.33%) Vagrant
2 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Administrator
3 10 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Server Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Windows Server Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (4.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) JSP
1 7 (9.33%) Struts
2 4 (5.33%) .NET
3 3 (4.00%) Node.js
4 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
4 1 (1.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 10 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.67%) PKI
3 3 (4.00%) Clustering
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.67%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
5 13 (17.33%) Windows 10
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (13.33%) Linux
8 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (13.33%) DevOps
2 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (9.33%) Change Management
3 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.33%) Scrum
4 6 (8.00%) ITIL
4 6 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.00%) Migration
4 6 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (6.67%) Security Hardening
6 3 (4.00%) Document Management
6 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.33%) Java
3 6 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) ES6
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CCNA
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) GDPR
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (54.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (17.33%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (9.33%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.33%) vSphere
7 4 (5.33%) XenApp
8 3 (4.00%) XenServer
9 2 (2.67%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.33%) Firmware
10 1 (1.33%) GPFS
10 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.33%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (26.67%) SCCM
2 12 (16.00%) SCVMM
3 8 (10.67%) SCOM
4 7 (9.33%) Ansible
4 7 (9.33%) Packer
4 7 (9.33%) Puppet
4 7 (9.33%) Terraform
5 5 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (5.33%) WSUS
7 3 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (2.67%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.33%) OfficeScan
9 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (41.33%) VMware
3 16 (21.33%) Citrix
4 8 (10.67%) HP
5 7 (9.33%) Google
5 7 (9.33%) MKS
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco
6 6 (8.00%) McAfee
6 6 (8.00%) NetApp
7 5 (6.67%) EMC
7 5 (6.67%) Juniper
8 4 (5.33%) F5
8 4 (5.33%) Veeam
9 3 (4.00%) Hummingbird
9 3 (4.00%) IBM
9 3 (4.00%) iManage
9 3 (4.00%) Meridio
9 3 (4.00%) OpenText
10 2 (2.67%) Dell
10 2 (2.67%) Wyse