The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 91 56 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.42% 9.44% 13.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.71% 43.41% 72.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 44 26
Median daily rate £331 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £134 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 18
Median hourly rate £12.79 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.60 £25.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
155 129 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.56% 21.75% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 101 48
Median daily rate £400 £336 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 18
Median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.60 £28.13 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

Windows
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Cardiff +17 54 £275 -15.38% 10
Newport +9 20 £338 -20.58% 3
Neath Port Talbot -1 2 - -
Caerphilly +1 1 £150 -
Bridgend -6 1 £450 +181.25% 2
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 68 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 60 (34.09%) Windows 7
3 52 (29.55%) Security Cleared
4 46 (26.14%) SC Cleared
4 46 (26.14%) Microsoft
5 38 (21.59%) Windows Server
6 34 (19.32%) SQL
7 32 (18.18%) VMware
8 30 (17.05%) MS Office
8 30 (17.05%) ITIL
9 28 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (14.20%) Citrix
10 25 (14.20%) TCP/IP
10 25 (14.20%) Linux
10 25 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (13.64%) UML
11 24 (13.64%) OO
11 24 (13.64%) Oracle
12 23 (13.07%) Software Engineering
12 23 (13.07%) C++
13 22 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
14 20 (11.36%) Cisco
14 20 (11.36%) C
14 20 (11.36%) C#
15 18 (10.23%) MS Excel
15 18 (10.23%) Rational DOORS
16 17 (9.66%) Requirements Management
16 17 (9.66%) VoIP
16 17 (9.66%) SQL Server
16 17 (9.66%) Visual Studio

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 14 (7.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.68%) PowerExchange
3 7 (3.98%) SAS
4 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.84%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.14%) IIS
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.57%) Apache
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.57%) Confluence
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (17.05%) MS Office
2 18 (10.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.98%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.20%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.66%) SNMP
2 17 (9.66%) VoIP
3 16 (9.09%) Firewall
4 13 (7.39%) SAN
5 8 (4.55%) DHCP
5 8 (4.55%) DNS
5 8 (4.55%) LAN
5 8 (4.55%) WAN
6 6 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (2.84%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (2.27%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (2.27%) Internet
8 4 (2.27%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.27%) TACACS
8 4 (2.27%) Wireless
9 3 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.70%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.98%) Base SAS
3 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (3.41%) MySQL
4 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.27%) PowerCenter
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.57%) Big Data
8 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.57%) DataStage
8 1 (0.57%) HBase
8 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.57%) OLAP
8 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (10.23%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (9.66%) Visual Studio
3 16 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 15 (8.52%) StarTeam
5 5 (2.84%) JBehave
5 5 (2.84%) JUnit
6 4 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.27%) Selenium
7 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.14%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.14%) JIRA
7 2 (1.14%) MSI
7 2 (1.14%) WiX
8 1 (0.57%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.57%) Maven
8 1 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (5.11%) Finance
2 5 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.70%) Local Government
3 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Military
4 2 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (15.34%) Analyst
2 24 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (13.07%) Support Engineer
4 20 (11.36%) Developer
4 20 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 18 (10.23%) Service Analyst
5 18 (10.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (9.66%) Desktop Support
7 15 (8.52%) Desktop Engineer
8 14 (7.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 12 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 12 (6.82%) Consultant
9 12 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 11 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (6.25%) IT Support
10 11 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (5.68%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 10 (5.68%) Architect
11 10 (5.68%) Informatica Consultant
12 9 (5.11%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.84%) .NET
2 3 (1.70%) HTML
2 3 (1.70%) JSON
2 3 (1.70%) XML
3 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.14%) CSS
3 2 (1.14%) Dropwizard
3 2 (1.14%) NancyFx
4 1 (0.57%) ActiveX
4 1 (0.57%) HTML5
4 1 (0.57%) JAXB
4 1 (0.57%) MCollective
4 1 (0.57%) REST
4 1 (0.57%) SAX
4 1 (0.57%) Spring
4 1 (0.57%) Web Services
4 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.25%) iPad
1 11 (6.25%) iPhone
2 8 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.84%) Clustering
5 5 (2.84%) iSeries
6 4 (2.27%) Statistics
6 4 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Exalogic
7 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.57%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.57%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 60 (34.09%) Windows 7
2 38 (21.59%) Windows Server
3 28 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (14.20%) Linux
4 25 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (7.95%) Unix
5 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.68%) Windows 10
8 9 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (5.11%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.57%) AIX
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.05%) ITIL
2 24 (13.64%) OO
2 24 (13.64%) UML
3 23 (13.07%) Software Engineering
4 22 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (9.66%) Requirements Management
6 15 (8.52%) Migration
7 14 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.68%) Change Data Capture
8 10 (5.68%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.68%) SDLC
9 9 (5.11%) Automated Testing
9 9 (5.11%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.55%) DevOps
10 8 (4.55%) Network Management
10 8 (4.55%) Service Management
11 7 (3.98%) Information Security
12 6 (3.41%) ITSM
12 6 (3.41%) Virtual Environments
13 5 (2.84%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.32%) SQL
2 23 (13.07%) C++
3 20 (11.36%) C
3 20 (11.36%) C#
4 5 (2.84%) Embedded C++
5 3 (1.70%) Embedded C
5 3 (1.70%) Java
5 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.70%) Python
6 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.57%) Perl
7 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 46 (26.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.98%) MCITP
5 6 (3.41%) MCDBA
6 5 (2.84%) CCNA
6 5 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.70%) Degree
8 2 (1.14%) MCSE
9 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.57%) CCNP
9 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB
9 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.57%) MCAD
9 1 (0.57%) MCP
9 1 (0.57%) MCSD
9 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) QA
2 4 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.41%) XenApp
5 4 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.14%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (1.14%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.57%) NFS
8 1 (0.57%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (6.25%) SCCM
2 7 (3.98%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.84%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.70%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.14%) Ansible
5 2 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (1.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) Packer
6 1 (0.57%) Puppet
6 1 (0.57%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.57%) WSUS
6 1 (0.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 46 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 32 (18.18%) VMware
3 25 (14.20%) Citrix
4 24 (13.64%) Oracle
5 20 (11.36%) Cisco
6 15 (8.52%) Coverity
7 13 (7.39%) HP
8 11 (6.25%) Informatica
8 11 (6.25%) Teradata
9 10 (5.68%) Red Hat
10 9 (5.11%) SAP
11 8 (4.55%) NetApp
12 6 (3.41%) RedGate
13 5 (2.84%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.27%) Avaya
14 4 (2.27%) Symantec
15 3 (1.70%) Apple
15 3 (1.70%) Dell
15 3 (1.70%) Juniper
16 2 (1.14%) arcserve
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