The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chippenham 12.50% 20.69% 31.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 46.15% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£88 £203 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.79% +55.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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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 Chippenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Chippenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chippenham 12.50% 44.83% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £88 £275 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.18% +111.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WF
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) RIA
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ESRI
3 1 (20.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WF
2 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
1 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ESRI