The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 62 90 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.36% 18.44% 17.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.59% 58.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 57 46
Median daily rate £323 £268 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -18.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £441 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 4
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.14 £29.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.02% -58.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.41 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £42.55 £145.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.81 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -3.12%
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
136 153 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.31% 31.35% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 93 70
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 4
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £29.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -57.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £41.50 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -1 19 £308 +28.12% 10
Cirencester - 10 £320 - 2
Cheltenham -10 8 £160 -63.21% 7
Tewkesbury +1 3 £338 -10.00%
Filton - 1 - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 55 (48.25%) Active Directory
2 41 (35.96%) Security Cleared
3 39 (34.21%) Windows 7
4 38 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 37 (32.46%) Windows Server
6 27 (23.68%) DV Cleared
7 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (19.30%) VMware
10 20 (17.54%) PowerShell
11 19 (16.67%) Citrix
12 18 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 18 (15.79%) Linux
13 17 (14.91%) Scrum
14 16 (14.04%) SQL
14 16 (14.04%) HP
15 14 (12.28%) DHCP
15 14 (12.28%) DNS
15 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (11.40%) DevOps
16 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
17 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (10.53%) Finance
17 12 (10.53%) .NET
18 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
18 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (9.65%) Windows 10
19 10 (8.77%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 10 (8.77%) IIS
2 9 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.51%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.88%) Apache
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.88%) Confluence
8 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.14%) Office 365
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) DHCP
1 14 (12.28%) DNS
2 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.89%) SAN
4 7 (6.14%) Firewall
5 5 (4.39%) VPN
6 3 (2.63%) LAN
6 3 (2.63%) WAN
7 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.75%) Internet
7 2 (1.75%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.75%) Skype
7 2 (1.75%) SSL
7 2 (1.75%) VLAN
7 2 (1.75%) Wireless
8 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.75%) Big Data
5 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (6.14%) Selenium
3 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.75%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.88%) Hudson
8 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 12 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Law
2 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.75%) Military
2 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.88%) Electronics
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (23.68%) Support Engineer
2 13 (11.40%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (11.40%) Developer
3 11 (9.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 11 (9.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (9.65%) Analyst
3 11 (9.65%) Desktop Support
4 9 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) C++ Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) .NET
2 6 (5.26%) HTML
2 6 (5.26%) Web Services
3 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.51%) CSS
3 4 (3.51%) HTML5
3 4 (3.51%) jQuery
3 4 (3.51%) JSON
4 3 (2.63%) Dapper ORM
4 3 (2.63%) LINQ
4 3 (2.63%) Spring
4 3 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.75%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.75%) WCF
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.88%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.88%) CSS3
6 1 (0.88%) REST
6 1 (0.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.63%) Clustering
3 3 (2.63%) iPhone
4 2 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.88%) Handset
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.21%) Windows 7
2 37 (32.46%) Windows Server
3 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (15.79%) Linux
6 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.65%) Windows 10
8 10 (8.77%) Windows 8
8 10 (8.77%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.63%) Solaris
10 2 (1.75%) Android
10 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.75%) Unix
11 1 (0.88%) webOS
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.91%) Scrum
3 13 (11.40%) DevOps
4 10 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (8.77%) UML
5 9 (7.89%) ITIL
6 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.02%) Migration
6 8 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.26%) OO
7 6 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 6 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.39%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (4.39%) SDLC
8 5 (4.39%) Test Automation
8 5 (4.39%) Validation
9 4 (3.51%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.51%) Manual Testing
9 4 (3.51%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.54%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.04%) SQL
3 10 (8.77%) Python
4 8 (7.02%) C
4 8 (7.02%) C++
5 7 (6.14%) Java
5 7 (6.14%) Perl
6 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.39%) VBScript
7 4 (3.51%) C#
7 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.75%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.75%) Ruby
8 2 (1.75%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (35.96%) Security Cleared
2 27 (23.68%) DV Cleared
3 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.39%) DBS Check
5 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.63%) ISEB
7 2 (1.75%) CCNA
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.75%) Degree
7 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.75%) MCSE
8 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) MCDST
8 1 (0.88%) MCP
8 1 (0.88%) MCSA
8 1 (0.88%) MCSD
8 1 (0.88%) MCTS
8 1 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) COBIT
2 1 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 55 (48.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.26%) vSphere
4 5 (4.39%) XenApp
5 4 (3.51%) Docker
5 4 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.63%) Firmware
6 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.75%) XenServer
8 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) SCCM
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.75%) EdgeSight
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.75%) SCOM
3 2 (1.75%) WSUS
4 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.88%) DameWare
4 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.88%) SCSM
4 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.30%) VMware
3 19 (16.67%) Citrix
4 16 (14.04%) HP
5 7 (6.14%) Cisco
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle
6 5 (4.39%) IBM
7 4 (3.51%) Apple
7 4 (3.51%) Dell
8 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.75%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.75%) Remedy
9 2 (1.75%) Twitter
10 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.88%) BMC
10 1 (0.88%) CommVault
10 1 (0.88%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.88%) EMC
10 1 (0.88%) Meru Networks
10 1 (0.88%) SAP
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £9 - £15 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago