The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 8.51% 20.59% 21.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 77.78% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£115 £175 £137
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +27.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.31% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Salisbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 17.02% 26.47% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 16
Average daily rate £120 £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £175 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Salisbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Salisbury region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Salisbury

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) DV Cleared
2 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 11 (50.00%) Military
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.64%) SCOM
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
8 2 (9.09%) Symantec
8 2 (9.09%) Firewall
8 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
8 2 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) Citrix
8 2 (9.09%) DHCP
8 2 (9.09%) DNS
8 2 (9.09%) SLA
8 2 (9.09%) Linux
8 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
8 2 (9.09%) XenApp
8 2 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (9.09%) HP SIM
9 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.55%) vCloud
9 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) QlikView
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Server Support
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) DV Cleared
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Kalido
4 1 (4.55%) 3PAR