The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chippenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Chippenham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chippenham 23.08% - 27.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£513 - £143
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Chippenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chippenham 23.08% 40.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate £513 £275 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.36% +92.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Chippenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Chippenham

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Chippenham

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Chippenham

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Chippenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chippenham 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 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) MSTest
3 1 (14.29%) Moq
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (14.29%) WF
3 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
3 1 (14.29%) RIA
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) ESRI
3 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
3 1 (14.29%) MVC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chippenham 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) WF
2 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) UML
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Web Development
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) ESRI