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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South Wales / Bridgend
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 41.18% 20.00% 48.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Median daily rate £450 £160 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+181.25% -64.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £160 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £160 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 47.06% 40.00% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.25
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Intel Security
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (30.00%) ProxySG
5 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) vSphere

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 4 (40.00%) 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
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
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) F5
2 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) arcserve
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec