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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 53 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.06% 15.62% 15.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.63% 51.06% 54.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 49
Median daily rate £165 £295 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.28 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £24.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
82 141 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 23.30% 30.59% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 74 88
Median daily rate £140 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £8.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.00 £44.10 £74.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -2 21 £116 -63.52% 4
Cheltenham +5 14 £285 +159.09% 1
Tewkesbury +8 4 £310 -
Filton +1 3 - -
Cirencester 0 1 £300 -25.00%
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 58 (40.56%) Security Cleared
2 54 (37.76%) Windows 7
3 51 (35.66%) Microsoft
4 42 (29.37%) Active Directory
5 40 (27.97%) Windows Server
6 39 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (22.38%) VMware
8 31 (21.68%) SQL Server
9 29 (20.28%) SC Cleared
9 29 (20.28%) DV Cleared
10 28 (19.58%) MS Office
10 28 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (18.88%) Linux
11 27 (18.88%) MS Excel
12 23 (16.08%) Scrum
12 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (14.69%) Internet
14 20 (13.99%) Python
15 19 (13.29%) SLA
15 19 (13.29%) Oracle
15 19 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (13.29%) DBS Check
16 17 (11.89%) DevOps
16 17 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (11.89%) Time Management
16 17 (11.89%) Citrix
16 17 (11.89%) Apple
16 17 (11.89%) SQL
17 16 (11.19%) Software Engineering

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 (5.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.50%) IIS
4 3 (2.10%) CMS
4 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.10%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.70%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.70%) Apache
5 1 (0.70%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.70%) Mule
5 1 (0.70%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (19.58%) MS Office
2 27 (18.88%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.20%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.79%) Office 365
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.69%) Internet
2 16 (11.19%) Firewall
3 14 (9.79%) DHCP
3 14 (9.79%) DNS
4 10 (6.99%) Wireless
5 8 (5.59%) LAN
6 6 (4.20%) WAN
7 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.80%) VPN
8 3 (2.10%) Skype
9 2 (1.40%) VLAN
10 1 (0.70%) ATM
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (0.70%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.70%) SAN
10 1 (0.70%) SSL
10 1 (0.70%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.10%) Big Data
3 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.10%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.70%) GIS
5 1 (0.70%) MySQL
5 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Cucumber
1 10 (6.99%) Selenium
2 6 (4.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.80%) JIRA
4 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.10%) Hudson
4 3 (2.10%) WiX
5 2 (1.40%) Ant
5 2 (1.40%) Gradle
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.70%) JUnit
6 1 (0.70%) Maven
6 1 (0.70%) MSI
6 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (2.80%) Local Government
2 3 (2.10%) Finance
3 1 (0.70%) Advertising
3 1 (0.70%) Military
3 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (25.87%) Support Engineer
2 17 (11.89%) Developer
3 13 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 13 (9.09%) Analyst
4 12 (8.39%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (8.39%) Desktop Support
5 11 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
5 11 (7.69%) Customer Support Engineer
5 11 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) IT Support
6 10 (6.99%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) 1st Line Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) Administrator
7 8 (5.59%) Service Analyst
7 8 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.99%) AngularJS
2 7 (4.90%) .NET
3 6 (4.20%) CSS
3 6 (4.20%) HTML
4 5 (3.50%) Web Services
5 4 (2.80%) jQuery
5 4 (2.80%) Node.js
5 4 (2.80%) React
5 4 (2.80%) Spring
5 4 (2.80%) XML
6 3 (2.10%) EJB
6 3 (2.10%) HTML5
6 3 (2.10%) Java EE
6 3 (2.10%) JMS
6 3 (2.10%) JSON
6 3 (2.10%) XSLT
7 2 (1.40%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.40%) LINQ
7 2 (1.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.80%) Clustering
1 4 (2.80%) Driving Licence
2 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.10%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 54 (37.76%) Windows 7
2 40 (27.97%) Windows Server
3 39 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (18.88%) Linux
6 19 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (11.19%) Apple iOS
8 15 (10.49%) Windows 10
9 14 (9.79%) Windows 8
10 11 (7.69%) Windows XP
11 9 (6.29%) Mac OS X
12 7 (4.90%) Mac OS
13 5 (3.50%) Windows Vista
14 4 (2.80%) Android
14 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.70%) Solaris
15 1 (0.70%) webOS
15 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (16.08%) Scrum
2 17 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (11.89%) DevOps
2 17 (11.89%) Time Management
3 16 (11.19%) Software Engineering
4 15 (10.49%) Network Management
5 14 (9.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (9.79%) Service Delivery
6 13 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 11 (7.69%) SDLC
8 10 (6.99%) Automation Testing
8 10 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.99%) Defect Tracking
8 10 (6.99%) Integration Testing
8 10 (6.99%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (6.99%) System Testing
8 10 (6.99%) Test Automation
8 10 (6.99%) V-Model
8 10 (6.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) Python
2 17 (11.89%) SQL
3 13 (9.09%) Perl
4 11 (7.69%) C
4 11 (7.69%) Java
5 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.59%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.50%) C#
7 5 (3.50%) C++
8 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.10%) Embedded C++
9 3 (2.10%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.70%) Groovy
11 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 58 (40.56%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.28%) DV Cleared
2 29 (20.28%) SC Cleared
3 19 (13.29%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.70%) CCIE
5 1 (0.70%) CCNA
5 1 (0.70%) CCNP
5 1 (0.70%) MCSA
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 42 (29.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.20%) Docker
4 6 (4.20%) XenApp
5 3 (2.10%) vSphere
6 2 (1.40%) Firmware
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.70%) UAG
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) SCCM
2 2 (1.40%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.70%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (35.66%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.38%) VMware
3 19 (13.29%) Oracle
4 17 (11.89%) Apple
4 17 (11.89%) Citrix
5 10 (6.99%) Cisco
5 10 (6.99%) HP
6 6 (4.20%) IBM
7 5 (3.50%) Symantec
8 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.10%) Remedy
9 2 (1.40%) BMC
9 2 (1.40%) Capita
9 2 (1.40%) IBM Sterling
10 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.70%) Dell
10 1 (0.70%) EMC
10 1 (0.70%) F5
10 1 (0.70%) Juniper
10 1 (0.70%) Twitter
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