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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.34% 10.76% 17.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.09% 32.08% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 9
Median daily rate £475 £420 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +189.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £305 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £464 £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.63 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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
46 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 39.66% 33.54% 41.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 26
Median daily rate £308 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £386 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.63 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 - £17.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 May 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 May 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 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) HP
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 10 (37.04%) Windows 10
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (25.93%) Windows 8
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco
7 5 (18.52%) DHCP
7 5 (18.52%) DNS
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Linux
8 4 (14.81%) CCNA
9 3 (11.11%) Service Management
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) Java
9 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.41%) Ruby
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (7.41%) Scrum

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DHCP
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) VLAN
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Support Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (11.11%) NOC Technician
7 3 (11.11%) Support Technician
8 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Kafka
2 1 (3.70%) OpenCL
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 10
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 8
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.70%) Unix
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
1 3 (11.11%) Service Management
2 2 (7.41%) Change Management
2 2 (7.41%) Scrum
3 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.70%) ITSM
3 1 (3.70%) Kanban
3 1 (3.70%) OO
3 1 (3.70%) OOP
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.70%) SOA
3 1 (3.70%) Time Management
3 1 (3.70%) Use Case
3 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) RHCE
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) vCloud
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) HP
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco
5 5 (18.52%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.70%) BMC
7 1 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) Sophos
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam
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