The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.95% 27.08% 12.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 92.86% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
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£372 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.55% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £390 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £390 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £30.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.26% +165.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.17 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.65% -10.06%
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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
39 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.33% 29.17% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 4
Average daily rate £365 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £30.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.26% +165.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 October 2014.

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 October 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) MS Office
2 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
3 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
4 9 (21.43%) VMware
4 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (16.67%) Citrix
6 7 (16.67%) DNS
6 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 6 (14.29%) Legal
7 6 (14.29%) Migration
8 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
8 5 (11.90%) Linux
8 5 (11.90%) ITIL
9 4 (9.52%) DHCP
9 4 (9.52%) SQL
9 4 (9.52%) Firewall
9 4 (9.52%) Law
9 4 (9.52%) Clustering
9 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) MS Project Server
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Office
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Project
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.52%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 3 (7.14%) LAN
4 3 (7.14%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) VLAN
5 2 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (14.29%) Legal
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Law
4 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.76%) Finance
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Rollout Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.14%) WPF
1 3 (7.14%) Silverlight
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) SCADA
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
2 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.90%) Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.14%) UNIX
7 2 (4.76%) AIX
7 2 (4.76%) Solaris
8 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Project Management
1 6 (14.29%) Migration
1 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 5 (11.90%) ITIL
3 3 (7.14%) Workflow
3 3 (7.14%) Validation
3 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 3 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.38%) ERP
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) COBOL
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) CCNP
4 2 (4.76%) CCNA
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCSD
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) CCA
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCEA
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) XenApp
3 3 (7.14%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Primavera
5 2 (4.76%) McAfee
5 2 (4.76%) Sophos
5 2 (4.76%) Altiris
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) Veeam
6 1 (2.38%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.38%) TOWER Software
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