Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 45 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 85 58 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.48% 3.71% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.04% 21.25% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 18
Bristol median daily rate £300 £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +7.44% -15.38%
10th Percentile £204 £201 £169
90th Percentile £443 £469 £404
South West median daily rate £300 £300 £319
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Bristol median hourly rate £14.75 £18.50 £59.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.27% -68.78% +259.09%
10th Percentile £12.13 £12.53 £25.48
90th Percentile £46.00 £39.18 £96.43
South West median hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.86% +24.44% +5.88%

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 369 273 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.43% 17.48% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 174 161
Bristol median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £149 £130 £124
90th Percentile £538 £555 £488
South West median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 40
Bristol median hourly rate £17.13 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.16% +25.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.78 £10.50 £11.73
90th Percentile £43.68 £48.75 £36.10
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -11.69% +13.24%

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 January 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 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (51.76%) Active Directory
3 34 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (37.65%) VMware
5 25 (29.41%) Office 365
6 22 (25.88%) PowerShell
6 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (23.53%) SCCM
7 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (21.18%) DNS
9 17 (20.00%) Linux
9 17 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 14 (16.47%) Firewall
10 14 (16.47%) Cisco
10 14 (16.47%) Windows 7
10 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (15.29%) DHCP
12 12 (14.12%) MS Exchange
12 12 (14.12%) .NET
12 12 (14.12%) IIS
12 12 (14.12%) Red Hat
12 12 (14.12%) SCOM
12 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
12 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
12 12 (14.12%) Windows 10
13 11 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (12.94%) CentOS
13 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

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 12 (14.12%) IIS
1 12 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Houdini
1 7 (8.24%) Maya
1 7 (8.24%) NUKE
1 7 (8.24%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.41%) Office 365
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) DNS
2 14 (16.47%) Firewall
3 13 (15.29%) DHCP
4 10 (11.76%) LAN
4 10 (11.76%) WAN
5 8 (9.41%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (8.24%) Skype
7 5 (5.88%) SAN
8 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (3.53%) NAS
9 3 (3.53%) VPN
10 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (2.35%) IPsec
10 2 (2.35%) SSL
11 1 (1.18%) Extranet
11 1 (1.18%) Intranet
11 1 (1.18%) MPLS
11 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.18%) Ant
3 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.18%) RSpec
3 1 (1.18%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.18%) TestNG
General
1 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.18%) Back Office
2 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (22.35%) Administrator
3 16 (18.82%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.06%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (7.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Messaging Support
9 3 (3.53%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.53%) Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Exchange Administrator
9 3 (3.53%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
2 6 (7.06%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.18%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
4 1 (1.18%) JSON
4 1 (1.18%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) RESTful
4 1 (1.18%) SOAP
4 1 (1.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (7.06%) Animation
3 3 (3.53%) Clustering
3 3 (3.53%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.53%) Replication
4 1 (1.18%) CESG
4 1 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.18%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.18%) PKI
4 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) SCORM
4 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (20.00%) Linux
5 14 (16.47%) Windows 7
6 12 (14.12%) Windows 10
7 11 (12.94%) CentOS
7 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.18%) HPUX
9 1 (1.18%) Solaris
9 1 (1.18%) Unix
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.06%) Security Hardening
1 6 (7.06%) Visual Effects
2 5 (5.88%) ITIL
2 5 (5.88%) Migration
3 4 (4.71%) ITIL V3
4 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (3.53%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.35%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.35%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (2.35%) DevOps
5 2 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.35%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (2.35%) Information Security
5 2 (2.35%) MVC
6 1 (1.18%) Change Management
6 1 (1.18%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.18%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.18%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.41%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.24%) Python
3 7 (8.24%) SQL
4 2 (2.35%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.18%) F#
5 1 (1.18%) Java
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) Perl
5 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) CCNA
2 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) CCNP
3 1 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.18%) CISM
3 1 (1.18%) CISSP
3 1 (1.18%) CLAS
3 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 44 (51.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.41%) NFS
4 8 (9.41%) Samba
4 8 (9.41%) vSphere
5 2 (2.35%) Firmware
5 2 (2.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.18%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (23.53%) SCCM
2 12 (14.12%) SCOM
3 7 (8.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (8.24%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.35%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.18%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.18%) Nessus
5 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.18%) Nmap
5 1 (1.18%) OfficeScan
5 1 (1.18%) Puppet
5 1 (1.18%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.18%) Terraform
5 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (37.65%) VMware
3 14 (16.47%) Cisco
4 12 (14.12%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.76%) Citrix
6 8 (9.41%) EMC
7 7 (8.24%) HP
7 7 (8.24%) Veeam
8 6 (7.06%) F5
9 5 (5.88%) Juniper
10 4 (4.71%) IBM
10 4 (4.71%) McAfee
11 3 (3.53%) New Relic
11 3 (3.53%) Oracle
12 2 (2.35%) NetApp
12 2 (2.35%) Nimble Storage
13 1 (1.18%) Avaya
13 1 (1.18%) Motorola
13 1 (1.18%) Software AG
13 1 (1.18%) Veritas