The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Salisbury region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 22.95% 17.86% 13.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 55.56% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Average daily rate
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£115 £147 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% -54.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 22.95% 32.14% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 6
Average daily rate £144 £147 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% -46.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £147 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £271 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) Military
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (25.00%) SCOM
8 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (15.00%) Lync
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (15.00%) SCOrch
9 3 (15.00%) SCSM
9 3 (15.00%) SAN
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) SLA
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco
9 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
10 2 (10.00%) SCCM
10 2 (10.00%) WSUS
10 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (15.00%) Lync
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 7 (35.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Service Design Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) vCloud
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (15.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (15.00%) SCSM
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Informatica
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Kalido
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