Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 43 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 79 64 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.59% 4.00% 3.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.44% 28.07% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 44 37
Bristol median daily rate £325 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.62% -4.64% +16.67%
10th Percentile £210 £252 £220
90th Percentile £495 £573 £438
South West median daily rate £300 £325 £323
% change year-on-year -7.69% +0.78% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Bristol median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.32% - -74.92%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.85 £17.75
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.75 £19.25
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.04% +39.39% -26.97%

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 337 228 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.57% 14.24% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 137 208
Bristol median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £145 £165 £148
90th Percentile £514 £538 £438
South West median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 32
Bristol median hourly rate £15.45 £18.04 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.36% -22.41% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.29 £10.38 £13.77
90th Percentile £20.75 £51.25 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% -30.00% +42.86%

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 23 April 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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (53.16%) Active Directory
3 41 (51.90%) Microsoft
4 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (34.18%) VMware
6 26 (32.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (30.38%) PowerShell
7 24 (30.38%) SCCM
8 23 (29.11%) Hyper-V
9 17 (21.52%) Windows 7
9 17 (21.52%) DNS
9 17 (21.52%) SQL Server
10 15 (18.99%) IIS
10 15 (18.99%) SCVMM
10 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
11 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
11 14 (17.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (16.46%) SCOM
12 13 (16.46%) Office 365
13 11 (13.92%) Security Hardening
13 11 (13.92%) EMC NetWorker
13 11 (13.92%) vSphere
13 11 (13.92%) .NET
13 11 (13.92%) EMC
14 10 (12.66%) Firewall
14 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
15 9 (11.39%) Skype for Business
15 9 (11.39%) SQL
15 9 (11.39%) Linux
15 9 (11.39%) 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 15 (18.99%) IIS
2 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.39%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.80%) Houdini
2 3 (3.80%) Maya
2 3 (3.80%) NUKE
2 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Office 365
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) DNS
2 10 (12.66%) Firewall
3 8 (10.13%) DHCP
3 8 (10.13%) Skype
4 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (6.33%) LAN
4 5 (6.33%) WAN
5 4 (5.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.53%) NAS
7 2 (2.53%) SAN
7 2 (2.53%) VPN
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.27%) Intranet
8 1 (1.27%) MPLS
8 1 (1.27%) PuTTY
8 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.27%) Ant
4 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.27%) RSpec
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.27%) TestNG
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Administrator
2 15 (18.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (17.72%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (13.92%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.06%) Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (3.80%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (3.80%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) Node.js
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.27%) CSS
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
4 1 (1.27%) JSON
4 1 (1.27%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.27%) RESTful
4 1 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) EMC VNX
2 4 (5.06%) PKI
3 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Animation
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (35.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (32.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (21.52%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
6 9 (11.39%) Linux
7 6 (7.59%) CentOS
7 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.92%) Security Hardening
2 7 (8.86%) Migration
3 6 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (6.33%) DevOps
4 5 (6.33%) ITIL
5 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.80%) Document Management
6 3 (3.80%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (3.80%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (2.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.53%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (2.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.53%) Decision-Making
7 2 (2.53%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.53%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.53%) TDD
7 2 (2.53%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.39%) SQL
3 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.53%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.53%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) ES6
5 1 (1.27%) F#
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) Perl
5 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) CCNA
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 42 (53.16%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.11%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.92%) vSphere
4 6 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.80%) NFS
5 3 (3.80%) Samba
5 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.53%) Firmware
6 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.53%) XenServer
7 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (30.38%) SCCM
2 15 (18.99%) SCVMM
3 13 (16.46%) SCOM
4 11 (13.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.80%) WSUS
6 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.27%) Ansible
7 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.27%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.27%) OfficeScan
7 1 (1.27%) Puppet
7 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.27%) Terraform
7 1 (1.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) Microsoft
2 27 (34.18%) VMware
3 11 (13.92%) EMC
4 8 (10.13%) Cisco
4 8 (10.13%) HP
4 8 (10.13%) McAfee
5 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.59%) F5
7 5 (6.33%) Citrix
8 4 (5.06%) Juniper
8 4 (5.06%) NetApp
9 3 (3.80%) Hummingbird
9 3 (3.80%) iManage
9 3 (3.80%) Meridio
9 3 (3.80%) OpenText
9 3 (3.80%) Veeam
10 2 (2.53%) Dell
10 2 (2.53%) IBM
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle
11 1 (1.27%) Veritas