The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 1 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.17% 20.00% 8.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.35% 44.19% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
Median daily rate £285 £110 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.09% -79.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £100 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £423 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -69.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.42% 45.26% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 25
Median daily rate £285 £400 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% -14.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £630 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -69.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) Linux
7 5 (15.15%) Internet
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.12%) Open Source
8 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
8 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
8 4 (12.12%) TDD
8 4 (12.12%) JIRA
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) VMware
8 4 (12.12%) Firewall
8 4 (12.12%) Citrix
8 4 (12.12%) Python
8 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.12%) UML
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle
8 4 (12.12%) XML
8 4 (12.12%) Java
8 4 (12.12%) .NET
8 4 (12.12%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 3 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Anypoint
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.03%) Mule
2 1 (3.03%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) ATM
4 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.03%) DSL
4 1 (3.03%) Frame Relay
4 1 (3.03%) ISDN
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
4 1 (3.03%) NetScreen
4 1 (3.03%) SONET
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.09%) Big Data
3 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.09%) Hudson
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) Gradle
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) WiX
General
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 5 (15.15%) Build Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) EJB
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) Java EE
2 3 (9.09%) JMS
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) XSLT
3 2 (6.06%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) RAML
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.09%) Android
5 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (15.15%) Scrum
2 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (12.12%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) TDD
2 4 (12.12%) UML
3 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Content Management
3 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.09%) High Availability
3 3 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 3 (9.09%) MapReduce
3 3 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Innovation Management
5 1 (3.03%) Multichannel Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Groovy
5 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.03%) CloudHub
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper