The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 38.89% - 42.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £563 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 38.89% 9.09% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £563 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.19% -8.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bridgend region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 Bridgend region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Office Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Deskside Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Office Automation
1 2 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) arcserve
3 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec