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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 64 74 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.07% 14.48% 27.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 50.00% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 25
Average daily rate £300 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £130 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% +168.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
136 148 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.89% 28.96% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 89 30
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 24
Average hourly rate £27.00 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £74.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 21 £140 -68.00% 5
Gloucester +4 18 £280 -6.66% 9
Filton - 2 - -
Stroud - 1 - -
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 61 (41.78%) Active Directory
2 60 (41.10%) Security Cleared
3 57 (39.04%) Windows Server
4 49 (33.56%) VMware
5 45 (30.82%) Microsoft
6 36 (24.66%) Windows 7
7 35 (23.97%) DV Cleared
8 33 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (21.92%) HP
10 31 (21.23%) Cisco
11 29 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (19.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (18.49%) Linux
14 24 (16.44%) MS Excel
15 21 (14.38%) ITIL
15 21 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (13.01%) SC Cleared
16 19 (13.01%) Citrix
17 18 (12.33%) DNS
17 18 (12.33%) Hyper-V
17 18 (12.33%) Git (software)
18 17 (11.64%) C#
19 16 (10.96%) TCP/IP
19 16 (10.96%) MS Exchange
19 16 (10.96%) Migration
20 15 (10.27%) Unix
20 15 (10.27%) PowerShell
20 15 (10.27%) WPF
21 14 (9.59%) SCCM
21 14 (9.59%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (4.11%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.11%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.74%) IIS
5 3 (2.05%) Eucalyptus
6 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.68%) JBoss
7 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.42%) Office 365
4 3 (2.05%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.37%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.37%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.33%) DNS
2 16 (10.96%) TCP/IP
3 14 (9.59%) SAN
4 12 (8.22%) DHCP
5 11 (7.53%) VoIP
6 10 (6.85%) Firewall
7 8 (5.48%) LAN
7 8 (5.48%) WAN
8 6 (4.11%) Internet
8 6 (4.11%) Unified Communications
9 5 (3.42%) VPN
10 4 (2.74%) NAS
11 3 (2.05%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.37%) WebEx
13 1 (0.68%) AMQP
13 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.68%) HTTP
13 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.16%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.11%) Selenium
5 5 (3.42%) HP UFT
5 5 (3.42%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.42%) RSpec
6 4 (2.74%) Ant
6 4 (2.74%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.74%) Maven
6 4 (2.74%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 8 (5.48%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.05%) Law
3 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.37%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (10.96%) Support Engineer
2 14 (9.59%) Architect
2 14 (9.59%) Developer
3 13 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.22%) C# Developer
4 12 (8.22%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) Wintel Engineer
7 9 (6.16%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Tester
9 7 (4.79%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (4.79%) C# WPF Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (4.79%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.79%) WPF Developer
10 6 (4.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.11%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) WPF
2 10 (6.85%) WCF
3 5 (3.42%) .NET
4 4 (2.74%) J2EE
5 3 (2.05%) Java EE
5 3 (2.05%) Middleware
5 3 (2.05%) Web Services
6 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.68%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.68%) JMS
6 1 (0.68%) POSIX
6 1 (0.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.11%) HP Storage
4 5 (3.42%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.05%) Clustering
5 3 (2.05%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.05%) Replication
6 2 (1.37%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) SCADA
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.04%) Windows Server
2 36 (24.66%) Windows 7
3 29 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (19.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (18.49%) Linux
6 21 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (10.27%) Unix
8 11 (7.53%) Windows 8
8 11 (7.53%) Windows XP
9 9 (6.16%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.74%) HPUX
10 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.74%) Solaris
11 3 (2.05%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.68%) Debian
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.38%) ITIL
2 16 (10.96%) Migration
3 10 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (6.85%) MVVM
3 10 (6.85%) Software Engineering
4 8 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (5.48%) Service Management
5 7 (4.79%) Asset Management
5 7 (4.79%) ITIL V3
6 6 (4.11%) TDD
6 6 (4.11%) Test Automation
6 6 (4.11%) UML
7 5 (3.42%) BDD
7 5 (3.42%) DevOps
7 5 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (3.42%) Software Deployment
7 5 (3.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (2.74%) Change Management
8 4 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (2.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.64%) C#
2 15 (10.27%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.90%) Bash Shell
3 13 (8.90%) Python
4 12 (8.22%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.53%) C++
6 9 (6.16%) Java
7 8 (5.48%) C
7 8 (5.48%) SQL
8 6 (4.11%) Perl
8 6 (4.11%) VB
9 5 (3.42%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.42%) Ruby
10 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (41.10%) Security Cleared
2 35 (23.97%) DV Cleared
3 19 (13.01%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.85%) CCNA
4 10 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.16%) Degree
6 5 (3.42%) ISEB
6 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CCDA
7 1 (0.68%) CCENT
7 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) MCPD
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) MCTS
7 1 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 61 (41.78%) Active Directory
2 33 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.16%) vSphere
5 4 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.05%) Samba
6 3 (2.05%) vCloud
6 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.37%) Firmware
7 2 (1.37%) XenApp
8 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.68%) UAG
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) SCCM
2 4 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.05%) Puppet
3 3 (2.05%) SCOM
4 2 (1.37%) DameWare
4 2 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.37%) OpenView
4 2 (1.37%) WSUS
5 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 49 (33.56%) VMware
2 45 (30.82%) Microsoft
3 32 (21.92%) HP
4 31 (21.23%) Cisco
5 19 (13.01%) Citrix
6 6 (4.11%) Hitachi
7 5 (3.42%) Dell
7 5 (3.42%) Sophos
8 4 (2.74%) EMC
8 4 (2.74%) ESRI
8 4 (2.74%) Symantec
8 4 (2.74%) Veeam
9 3 (2.05%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.05%) Google
9 3 (2.05%) IBM
9 3 (2.05%) NetApp
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle
9 3 (2.05%) Sun
10 2 (1.37%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.37%) WatchGuard
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