Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Support Engineer was £245 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Windows Support Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 100 105
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.16% 0.19% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Bristol median daily rate £245 £130 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.46% - -
South West median daily rate £210 £130 £170
% change year-on-year +61.54% -23.53% -39.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £15.50
South West median hourly rate - - £16.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,775 1,531 1,613
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.15% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,176 1,051 1,156
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% -3.95%
10th Percentile £239 £231 £226
90th Percentile £525 £545 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 77 83
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -9.09% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.58 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.25 £48.00 £51.80
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -26.67% +78.57%

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Windows Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in Bristol

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in Bristol

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in Bristol

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Windows Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Trend Micro
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Trend Micro
2 1 (33.33%) VMware