Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 36 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 128 91 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.88% 4.64% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.09% 23.64% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 51
Bristol median daily rate £375 £275 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -16.67% +11.86%
10th Percentile £215 £148 £213
90th Percentile £498 £428 £475
South West median daily rate £390 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +24.80% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £14.75 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.19% -49.57% -53.20%
10th Percentile £32.50 £12.13 £12.53
90th Percentile £52.10 £46.00 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £18.25 £30.25
% change year-on-year +130.14% -39.67% +10.00%

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 440 385 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.22% 19.62% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 232 218
Bristol median daily rate £391 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.50% -3.21% -4.76%
10th Percentile £128 £146 £150
90th Percentile £525 £525 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 31
Bristol median hourly rate £18.60 £15.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.97% -17.57% +10.45%
10th Percentile £14.43 £11.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.83 £43.75 £43.25
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.05 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.30% +6.56% -14.67%

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 12 December 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 12 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (51.56%) Microsoft
3 63 (49.22%) Active Directory
4 54 (42.19%) VMware
5 46 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (32.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 35 (27.34%) Linux
8 33 (25.78%) PowerShell
8 33 (25.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (25.00%) SCCM
10 25 (19.53%) Security Cleared
10 25 (19.53%) Citrix
10 25 (19.53%) Office 365
11 22 (17.19%) SC Cleared
11 22 (17.19%) Windows 7
12 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
12 21 (16.41%) Firewall
13 20 (15.63%) MS Exchange
13 20 (15.63%) Cisco
13 20 (15.63%) Windows 10
14 19 (14.84%) VMware ESXi
15 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
15 18 (14.06%) XenApp
15 18 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (13.28%) DevOps
17 16 (12.50%) Data Centre
17 16 (12.50%) Hyper-V
18 15 (11.72%) Red Hat
19 14 (10.94%) DNS

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 20 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.59%) IIS
3 7 (5.47%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.34%) JBoss
5 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.56%) Confluence
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.56%) SAS
7 1 (0.78%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) Houdini
3 1 (0.78%) Maya
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.78%) NUKE
3 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 42 (32.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (19.53%) Office 365
3 8 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.34%) IaaS
7 2 (1.56%) Datadog
7 2 (1.56%) PaaS
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.41%) Firewall
2 14 (10.94%) DNS
3 12 (9.38%) LAN
3 12 (9.38%) SAN
4 11 (8.59%) WAN
5 10 (7.81%) VPN
6 9 (7.03%) NetScaler
7 8 (6.25%) Skype
8 5 (3.91%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.13%) DHCP
9 4 (3.13%) Internet
9 4 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.56%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.56%) NAS
10 2 (1.56%) Network Security
10 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.56%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.78%) Extranet
11 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.34%) SSDT
4 2 (1.56%) Big Data
4 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.56%) MySQL
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.34%) Ant
3 3 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.34%) Selenium
3 3 (2.34%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.34%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.56%) JIRA
4 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.78%) MSI
5 1 (0.78%) MSTest
5 1 (0.78%) NUnit
5 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (8.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Back Office
2 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.56%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.56%) Law
3 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (13.28%) Analyst
2 15 (11.72%) Administrator
3 13 (10.16%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (9.38%) Architect
4 12 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.59%) Consultant
6 10 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.47%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Citrix Consultant
10 6 (4.69%) Citrix Specialist
10 6 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (3.91%) Active Directory Support
11 5 (3.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.91%) Server Support
11 5 (3.91%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Windows Server Support
12 4 (3.13%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.38%) .NET
2 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
2 5 (3.91%) SOAP
2 5 (3.91%) XML
3 4 (3.13%) Node.js
4 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.34%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (2.34%) JSP
4 3 (2.34%) Struts
4 3 (2.34%) WCF
4 3 (2.34%) WPF
5 2 (1.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.56%) JSON
5 2 (1.56%) React
5 2 (1.56%) REST
5 2 (1.56%) RESTful
5 2 (1.56%) Web Services
6 1 (0.78%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.38%) Fat Client
2 12 (9.38%) Thin Client
3 8 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.34%) Animation
6 3 (2.34%) Clustering
6 3 (2.34%) Replication
7 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.78%) Fintech
8 1 (0.78%) FMCG
8 1 (0.78%) iPad
8 1 (0.78%) iPhone
8 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (27.34%) Linux
4 33 (25.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (17.19%) Windows 7
6 20 (15.63%) Windows 10
7 18 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (6.25%) CentOS
9 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.56%) Unix
10 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.78%) Android
11 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.28%) DevOps
2 13 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (8.59%) Load Balancing
5 10 (7.81%) Test Strategy
6 9 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
7 8 (6.25%) Migration
7 8 (6.25%) Server Management
7 8 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (5.47%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (5.47%) Microservices
8 7 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.47%) Test Scripting
8 7 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.69%) ITIL
10 5 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.91%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.78%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.81%) SQL
3 7 (5.47%) Python
4 5 (3.91%) C
4 5 (3.91%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.13%) Java
6 3 (2.34%) C#
6 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (19.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.38%) CCNA
3 12 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (9.38%) MCSE
3 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.25%) CCA
4 8 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (4.69%) CCNP
6 4 (3.13%) CCNP Voice
6 4 (3.13%) MCSA
6 4 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.78%) Degree
7 1 (0.78%) OCA
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 63 (49.22%) Active Directory
2 32 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.84%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (14.06%) XenApp
5 16 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 14 (10.94%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (7.81%) XenDesktop
8 9 (7.03%) Docker
8 9 (7.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (4.69%) NFS
10 6 (4.69%) Samba
11 2 (1.56%) GPFS
12 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.78%) Firmware
12 1 (0.78%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (25.00%) SCCM
2 10 (7.81%) vCenter Server
3 9 (7.03%) Kubernetes
3 9 (7.03%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (5.47%) SCVMM
5 5 (3.91%) Terraform
6 4 (3.13%) Ansible
6 4 (3.13%) Puppet
7 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.34%) Packer
8 2 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.56%) Grafana
8 2 (1.56%) Icinga
8 2 (1.56%) Nagios
8 2 (1.56%) SCOM
8 2 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 66 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 54 (42.19%) VMware
3 25 (19.53%) Citrix
4 20 (15.63%) Cisco
5 15 (11.72%) Red Hat
6 13 (10.16%) McAfee
7 9 (7.03%) Wyse
8 8 (6.25%) CA
8 8 (6.25%) Ivanti
9 6 (4.69%) Oracle
10 4 (3.13%) Google
10 4 (3.13%) Veeam
11 3 (2.34%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.34%) MKS
11 3 (2.34%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (1.56%) HP
12 2 (1.56%) Hummingbird
12 2 (1.56%) iManage
12 2 (1.56%) Meridio
12 2 (1.56%) OpenText