The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 31.58% 25.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £123 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+206.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.63 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.69% -7.81%
Windows
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Operating Systems Category
Bridgend
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 31.58% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £123 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.63 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Bridgend region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Bridgend

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Bridgend region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Trend Micro
4 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 2 (20.00%) GIAC
4 2 (20.00%) GCIA
4 2 (20.00%) GCFW
4 2 (20.00%) GCWN
4 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) RIP
3 1 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Change Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) GIAC
2 2 (20.00%) GCIA
2 2 (20.00%) GCFW
2 2 (20.00%) GCWN
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (10.00%) BMC Performance Manager
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Trend Micro
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee
3 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Websense
4 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Lumension
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba