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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.10% 24.76% 21.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.49% 50.98% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 5
Median daily rate £413 £315 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £88 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £647
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 9
Median hourly rate £16.25 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.80 - £65.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
Gloucestershire

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
43 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 39.45% 48.57% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 25
Median daily rate £400 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £88 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
3 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Python
8 4 (12.50%) Citrix
8 4 (12.50%) MS Office
8 4 (12.50%) Java
8 4 (12.50%) UML
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle
9 3 (9.38%) Web Services
9 3 (9.38%) XML
9 3 (9.38%) OO
9 3 (9.38%) XSLT
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL

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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Mule
1 1 (3.13%) Mule ESB
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.38%) Big Data
3 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
1 3 (9.38%) Hudson
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Ant
2 2 (6.25%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Build Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) EJB
1 3 (9.38%) Java EE
1 3 (9.38%) JMS
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
1 3 (9.38%) XML
1 3 (9.38%) XSLT
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) RAML
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) WPF
3 1 (3.13%) WSDL
3 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Solaris
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (15.63%) Scrum
2 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (12.50%) TDD
2 4 (12.50%) UML
3 3 (9.38%) High Availability
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) MapReduce
3 3 (9.38%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (6.25%) Innovation Management
4 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Prototyping
5 1 (3.13%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
1 4 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Groovy
4 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Firmware
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) CloudHub
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
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