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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 23.81% 2.86% 12.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 25.00% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Windows
Wiltshire

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
15 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 35.71% 11.43% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate £345 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £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 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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) SCCM
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) VB
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (23.08%) Veeam
6 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) MCSA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) PC Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) PC Support
3 2 (15.38%) PC Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Change Management
1 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
1 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) VB
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) JSP 440
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos