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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 44.44% 80.00% -
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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£450 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.49% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.81%
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
8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 44.44% 80.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £248 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) UNIX
4 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (40.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) NetBackup
6 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
6 7 (35.00%) Symantec
6 7 (35.00%) Remedy
6 7 (35.00%) vSphere
6 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) HP
7 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (25.00%) SAN
8 5 (25.00%) Terminal Services
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) XenServer
8 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
8 5 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) vCloud
8 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (15.00%) Local Government
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.00%) SIEM
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Web Design
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (15.00%) GIAC
4 3 (15.00%) GCIA
4 3 (15.00%) GCFW
4 3 (15.00%) GCWN
4 3 (15.00%) CISSP
5 2 (10.00%) MCP
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (35.00%) vSphere
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (25.00%) vCloud
4 5 (25.00%) XenServer
4 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (20.00%) MetaFrame
6 3 (15.00%) XenApp
7 2 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (10.00%) UAG
8 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) NetBackup
1 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (10.00%) ARCserve
4 2 (10.00%) WSUS
4 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) Symantec
4 7 (35.00%) Remedy
5 6 (30.00%) HP
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) McAfee
7 4 (20.00%) Sophos
8 3 (15.00%) IBM
8 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
8 3 (15.00%) Trend Micro
8 3 (15.00%) Juniper
8 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (10.00%) Websense