The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 75 57 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.55% 13.77% 15.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.53% 77.03% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 21 35
Median daily rate £394 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £115 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 16
Median hourly rate - £17.16 £21.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +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 Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
98 74 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 28.16% 17.87% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 32 51
Median daily rate £425 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £146 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 17
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 45 (40.54%) Windows Server
2 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
3 39 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 26 (23.42%) Finance
5 22 (19.82%) VMware
6 19 (17.12%) SQL
6 19 (17.12%) ITIL
7 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (15.32%) Windows 7
8 17 (15.32%) Firewall
9 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (13.51%) Linux
11 13 (11.71%) Cisco
12 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
12 12 (10.81%) DHCP
12 12 (10.81%) DNS
12 12 (10.81%) MS Office
13 11 (9.91%) Network Design
14 10 (9.01%) Wireshark
14 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
14 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (9.01%) Oracle
14 10 (9.01%) MS Visio
14 10 (9.01%) VPN
14 10 (9.01%) Juniper
15 9 (8.11%) Junos
15 9 (8.11%) CheckPoint
15 9 (8.11%) Middleware
15 9 (8.11%) Banking
16 8 (7.21%) Migration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (7.21%) IBM Notes
3 7 (6.31%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.41%) IIS
5 5 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.80%) CMS
6 2 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.90%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Office
2 10 (9.01%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.80%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.90%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.90%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (7.21%) Office 365
2 5 (4.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (4.50%) IaaS
2 5 (4.50%) PaaS
2 5 (4.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.80%) Yammer
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.90%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) Firewall
2 12 (10.81%) DHCP
2 12 (10.81%) DNS
3 10 (9.01%) VPN
3 10 (9.01%) Wireshark
4 9 (8.11%) Junos
5 8 (7.21%) tcpdump
6 6 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.50%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (4.50%) WAN
8 3 (2.70%) LAN
8 3 (2.70%) SAN
8 3 (2.70%) SNMP
8 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.80%) GSM
9 2 (1.80%) Intranet
9 2 (1.80%) Skype
9 2 (1.80%) SSL
9 2 (1.80%) UMTS
9 2 (1.80%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.90%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.90%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (23.42%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (19.82%) Architect
2 20 (18.02%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.91%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (9.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 10 (9.01%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Consultant
5 9 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Network Support
5 9 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Developer
8 6 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) Middleware
2 7 (6.31%) Web Services
3 6 (5.41%) .NET
4 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.50%) WPF
5 4 (3.60%) SOAP
5 4 (3.60%) XML
5 4 (3.60%) XSD
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.80%) CSS
7 2 (1.80%) jQuery
8 1 (0.90%) Ajax
8 1 (0.90%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.90%) HTML
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.90%) Sass
8 1 (0.90%) WCF
8 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.90%) XSLT
8 1 (0.90%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.80%) Statistics
3 2 (1.80%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.80%) W3C
4 1 (0.90%) DataPower
4 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.90%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.90%) iPad
4 1 (0.90%) iPhone
4 1 (0.90%) iSeries
4 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.54%) Windows Server
2 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (15.32%) Windows 7
4 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (13.51%) Linux
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.50%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.70%) Solaris
9 2 (1.80%) Unix
10 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.12%) ITIL
2 11 (9.91%) Network Design
3 8 (7.21%) Migration
4 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (6.31%) Project Planning
5 6 (5.41%) High Availability
5 6 (5.41%) TOGAF
6 5 (4.50%) Business Continuity
6 5 (4.50%) Information Security
6 5 (4.50%) MVC
6 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.50%) Project Management
6 5 (4.50%) Scrum
7 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.60%) Change Management
7 4 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.60%) Data Privacy
7 4 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.12%) SQL
2 7 (6.31%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.41%) C#
4 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.70%) VB
6 2 (1.80%) MapBasic
7 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.90%) Java
7 1 (0.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) CCNA
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.90%) Degree
5 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.21%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.80%) Firmware
6 1 (0.90%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.90%) vSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) SCOM
2 6 (5.41%) SCCM
3 4 (3.60%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.80%) Control-M
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.80%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (1.80%) WSUS
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.90%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.90%) SCSM
6 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.82%) VMware
3 13 (11.71%) Cisco
4 10 (9.01%) Juniper
4 10 (9.01%) Oracle
5 9 (8.11%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.21%) Lotus
7 6 (5.41%) Citrix
8 4 (3.60%) Apple
8 4 (3.60%) Qualys
9 3 (2.70%) IBM
9 3 (2.70%) Murex
9 3 (2.70%) NetApp
9 3 (2.70%) Siebel
9 3 (2.70%) Sun
9 3 (2.70%) Veritas
10 2 (1.80%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.80%) HP
10 2 (1.80%) Nokia
10 2 (1.80%) SAP