The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 76 88 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.87% 30.66% 20.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.01% 83.81% 49.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 26
Average daily rate
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£340 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 14
Average hourly rate £39.00 £14.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.96% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £20.85 £39.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
Windows
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 105 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.16% 36.59% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 34 72
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £400 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £13.00 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £28.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -13 20 £438 +98.86% 11
Gloucester -6 19 £319 +9.91% 8
Cirencester +1 7 £130 -
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 75 (45.18%) Security Cleared
2 49 (29.52%) VMware
3 48 (28.92%) Microsoft
4 47 (28.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (27.11%) Active Directory
6 39 (23.49%) DV Cleared
7 38 (22.89%) Citrix
8 37 (22.29%) SC Cleared
9 35 (21.08%) Windows 7
9 35 (21.08%) Linux
10 30 (18.07%) MS Excel
11 29 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (16.87%) UNIX
13 27 (16.27%) MS Office
13 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (15.66%) WAN
15 25 (15.06%) Finance
16 24 (14.46%) LAN
16 24 (14.46%) Windows XP
17 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (12.05%) SCCM
18 20 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (10.24%) SQL Server
19 17 (10.24%) ITIL
19 17 (10.24%) SharePoint
20 16 (9.64%) Hyper-V
20 16 (9.64%) XenApp
21 15 (9.04%) MS Exchange
22 14 (8.43%) Remedy
22 14 (8.43%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 17 (10.24%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.04%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (4.82%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.22%) SAS
5 7 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.61%) IIS
7 5 (3.01%) Eucalyptus
8 4 (2.41%) Lync
8 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.81%) Apache
9 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.60%) JBoss
11 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.60%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 27 (16.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.60%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.66%) WAN
2 24 (14.46%) LAN
3 14 (8.43%) DNS
4 12 (7.23%) Firewall
5 11 (6.63%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.42%) Internet
6 9 (5.42%) DHCP
7 6 (3.61%) SAN
8 5 (3.01%) SMS
8 5 (3.01%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.41%) Network Security
9 4 (2.41%) SNMP
9 4 (2.41%) VPN
10 3 (1.81%) LDAP
10 3 (1.81%) VoIP
11 2 (1.20%) VLAN
11 2 (1.20%) BGP
12 1 (0.60%) Wireless
12 1 (0.60%) IPsec
12 1 (0.60%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.82%) DB2
3 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.41%) MySQL
5 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.20%) QlikView
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.60%) MS Access
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.01%) MSI
2 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.81%) Maven
3 3 (1.81%) Subversion
3 3 (1.81%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.81%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.60%) Xcode
5 1 (0.60%) JMeter
5 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.60%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.60%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.60%) Selenium
5 1 (0.60%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.60%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 25 (15.06%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.82%) Military
4 7 (4.22%) Retail
5 6 (3.61%) Electronics
5 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.41%) Publishing
7 2 (1.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Law
8 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (9.64%) Developer
2 16 (9.64%) Analyst
3 15 (9.04%) Architect
4 13 (7.83%) Technical Architect
4 13 (7.83%) Support Engineer
4 13 (7.83%) Administrator
4 13 (7.83%) Deployment Engineer
5 10 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (6.02%) Consultant
6 9 (5.42%) Desktop Support
7 8 (4.82%) Service Analyst
7 8 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.22%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.61%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (3.61%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.22%) HTML
2 6 (3.61%) .NET
2 6 (3.61%) CSS
3 5 (3.01%) jQuery
3 5 (3.01%) Application Packaging
3 5 (3.01%) Java EE
3 5 (3.01%) HTML5
4 4 (2.41%) CSS3
4 4 (2.41%) Web Services
5 3 (1.81%) MFC
5 3 (1.81%) SVG
5 3 (1.81%) Dojo
5 3 (1.81%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.81%) RESTful
5 3 (1.81%) HTML5 Canvas
5 3 (1.81%) Ember.js
5 3 (1.81%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.81%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.20%) XMPP
6 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.82%) Fat Client
1 8 (4.82%) Thin Client
1 8 (4.82%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.22%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.01%) Clustering
3 5 (3.01%) Replication
4 4 (2.41%) PDA
5 3 (1.81%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.81%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.81%) User Experience
5 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.20%) PKI
6 2 (1.20%) Wiki
6 2 (1.20%) CESG
7 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.60%) SCADA
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 47 (28.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (21.08%) Windows 7
2 35 (21.08%) Linux
3 28 (16.87%) UNIX
4 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (14.46%) Windows XP
6 20 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.42%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.01%) CentOS
9 5 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.01%) Android
10 4 (2.41%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.81%) AIX
11 3 (1.81%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.81%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (1.81%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.20%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.20%) Solaris
12 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (10.24%) ITIL
2 12 (7.23%) Service Management
3 10 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.42%) Software Engineering
4 9 (5.42%) Service Delivery
4 9 (5.42%) Migration
5 7 (4.22%) IT Governance
5 7 (4.22%) Load Balancing
6 6 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (3.61%) Data Migration
6 6 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (3.61%) OO
7 5 (3.01%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.01%) Change Control
7 5 (3.01%) Software Deployment
8 4 (2.41%) Test Automation
8 4 (2.41%) Project Planning
8 4 (2.41%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.41%) Release Management
8 4 (2.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.83%) C
1 13 (7.83%) C++
1 13 (7.83%) SQL
2 11 (6.63%) Python
3 9 (5.42%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.22%) Ruby
5 6 (3.61%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.61%) Java
5 6 (3.61%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.61%) Perl
6 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.41%) C#
7 3 (1.81%) VBScript
7 3 (1.81%) VB
8 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.20%) COBOL
9 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (45.18%) Security Cleared
2 39 (23.49%) DV Cleared
3 37 (22.29%) SC Cleared
4 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.02%) Degree
6 9 (5.42%) MCSE
7 8 (4.82%) MCTS
8 7 (4.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.41%) CCEE
10 4 (2.41%) CCAA
11 3 (1.81%) MCP
11 3 (1.81%) CCA
11 3 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.81%) MCITP
12 2 (1.20%) VCP5
12 2 (1.20%) CCNA
13 1 (0.60%) CWNA
13 1 (0.60%) MCSD
13 1 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (27.11%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.64%) Hyper-V
3 16 (9.64%) XenApp
4 10 (6.02%) vSphere
5 7 (4.22%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.81%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.81%) vCloud
8 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.20%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.20%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.60%) Samba
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.60%) NFS
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.60%) Squid
9 1 (0.60%) Xen
9 1 (0.60%) XenServer
9 1 (0.60%) qmail
Systems Management
1 20 (12.05%) SCCM
2 4 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.41%) Puppet
2 4 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.81%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.20%) WSUS
5 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.60%) Netcool
5 1 (0.60%) Nagios
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (29.52%) VMware
2 48 (28.92%) Microsoft
3 38 (22.89%) Citrix
4 14 (8.43%) Remedy
4 14 (8.43%) Cisco
5 13 (7.83%) Oracle
6 10 (6.02%) HP
6 10 (6.02%) NetApp
7 5 (3.01%) McAfee
7 5 (3.01%) Borland
8 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.20%) Tableau
9 2 (1.20%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.20%) Sun
9 2 (1.20%) Juniper
9 2 (1.20%) Cognos
9 2 (1.20%) AppSense
10 1 (0.60%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.60%) Wyse
10 1 (0.60%) Primavera
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