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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 45 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.16% 16.19% 19.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.09% 51.03% 58.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 55 37
Median daily rate £385 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £150 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 16
Median hourly rate £12.63 £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £12.14 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £17.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
136 145 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.70% 31.73% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 105 70
Median daily rate £394 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 18
Median hourly rate £12.63 £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £12.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Cheltenham -4 10 £350 -16.16% 6
Gloucester -10 8 £333 +2.30% 9
Cirencester - 5 £360 - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 62 (48.82%) Active Directory
2 46 (36.22%) Windows Server
3 44 (34.65%) Security Cleared
4 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
5 34 (26.77%) Windows 7
6 29 (22.83%) DV Cleared
6 29 (22.83%) Citrix
7 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
9 24 (18.90%) Linux
10 23 (18.11%) VMware
11 21 (16.54%) SQL
11 21 (16.54%) SQL Server
12 19 (14.96%) Cisco
13 17 (13.39%) HP
13 17 (13.39%) Finance
14 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (11.81%) IBM
14 15 (11.81%) DNS
14 15 (11.81%) PowerShell
15 14 (11.02%) SCCM
16 13 (10.24%) C++
16 13 (10.24%) XenApp
17 12 (9.45%) XenDesktop
17 12 (9.45%) DHCP
17 12 (9.45%) Migration
18 11 (8.66%) ITIL
18 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (7.87%) Data Centre

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 8 (6.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.94%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.94%) IIS
4 3 (2.36%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.79%) Confluence
6 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.51%) MS Office
3 4 (3.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.94%) Office 365
4 4 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) DNS
2 12 (9.45%) DHCP
3 8 (6.30%) Firewall
3 8 (6.30%) LAN
3 8 (6.30%) SAN
3 8 (6.30%) VPN
3 8 (6.30%) WAN
4 6 (4.72%) Internet
4 6 (4.72%) VoIP
5 5 (3.94%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.15%) OpenVPN
7 3 (2.36%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.36%) SSL
8 2 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.79%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.79%) VLAN
9 1 (0.79%) WebEx
9 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.79%) Big Data
5 1 (0.79%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.51%) Selenium
3 4 (3.15%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.36%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Law
3 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.57%) Military
5 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (26.77%) Support Engineer
2 15 (11.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 15 (11.81%) Desktop Support
3 14 (11.02%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (11.02%) Analyst
3 14 (11.02%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Developer
6 11 (8.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) C++ Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Consultant
8 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.72%) Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) Web Services
2 6 (4.72%) .NET
3 4 (3.15%) HTML
4 3 (2.36%) CSS
4 3 (2.36%) LINQ
5 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.57%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (1.57%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.57%) HTML5
5 2 (1.57%) jQuery
5 2 (1.57%) JSON
5 2 (1.57%) Middleware
5 2 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.57%) XML
6 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (0.79%) REST
6 1 (0.79%) WSDL
6 1 (0.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.15%) Replication
3 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.36%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.57%) Clustering
4 2 (1.57%) CMDB
4 2 (1.57%) iPhone
4 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.79%) Handset
5 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.79%) PDA
5 1 (0.79%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.22%) Windows Server
2 34 (26.77%) Windows 7
3 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (18.90%) Linux
6 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.09%) Windows 10
8 7 (5.51%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.15%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.36%) Solaris
11 2 (1.57%) Unix
11 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.79%) Android
12 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.79%) CentOS
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.45%) Migration
2 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (8.66%) ITIL
3 10 (7.87%) UML
4 9 (7.09%) Service Management
5 8 (6.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (5.51%) Performance Testing
6 7 (5.51%) Scrum
7 6 (4.72%) DevOps
7 6 (4.72%) ITIL V3
7 6 (4.72%) ITSM
7 6 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.72%) Waterfall
8 5 (3.94%) Change Management
8 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.94%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (3.94%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.94%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.94%) Test Automation
8 5 (3.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.54%) SQL
2 15 (11.81%) PowerShell
3 13 (10.24%) C++
4 10 (7.87%) C
5 7 (5.51%) Java
6 6 (4.72%) Perl
6 6 (4.72%) Python
7 4 (3.15%) C#
8 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.57%) Ruby
8 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.57%) VB
8 2 (1.57%) VBScript
9 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) Scala
9 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (34.65%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.83%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.72%) CCNA
4 6 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.36%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.36%) ISEB
6 3 (2.36%) MCP
7 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.57%) MCSE
7 2 (1.57%) MCTS
8 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.79%) Degree
8 1 (0.79%) MCDST
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
8 1 (0.79%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) MCSD
8 1 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) COBIT
2 1 (0.79%) HL7
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 62 (48.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.24%) XenApp
3 12 (9.45%) XenDesktop
4 10 (7.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (6.30%) vSphere
6 7 (5.51%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.15%) BitLocker
7 4 (3.15%) UAG
7 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.36%) XenServer
9 2 (1.57%) Firmware
9 2 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.57%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.79%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) SCCM
2 2 (1.57%) EdgeSight
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.57%) SCOM
2 2 (1.57%) WSUS
3 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.79%) DameWare
3 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.79%) Plesk
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.79%) SCSM
3 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.83%) Citrix
3 23 (18.11%) VMware
4 19 (14.96%) Cisco
5 17 (13.39%) HP
6 15 (11.81%) IBM
7 8 (6.30%) Dell
8 5 (3.94%) Apple
8 5 (3.94%) EMC
8 5 (3.94%) Oracle
8 5 (3.94%) Sophos
9 4 (3.15%) AppSense
9 4 (3.15%) Canon
10 3 (2.36%) Remedy
11 2 (1.57%) BMC
11 2 (1.57%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.57%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.79%) Civica
12 1 (0.79%) Google
12 1 (0.79%) Northgate
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