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 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.83% 13.85% 13.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 54.55% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 11
Median daily rate £325 £428 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +55.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £201 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
27 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.48% 25.38% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 17
Median daily rate £350 £436 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.77% +58.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
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 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 30 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
5 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 6 (28.57%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) SCCM
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) vSphere
9 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
9 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (9.52%) SharePoint

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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support
4 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Kafka
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) OpenCL
1 1 (4.76%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 10
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Innovation Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source Development
4 1 (4.76%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) Server Building
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.76%) RHCE
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) SAP