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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 53 55 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.06% 15.07% 11.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.67% 71.43% 60.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 27
Median daily rate £350 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £227 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
75 77 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.31% 21.10% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 54 47
Median daily rate £350 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £243 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -44.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
3 19 (24.36%) Apple
4 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 18 (23.08%) Web Development
5 16 (20.51%) .NET
5 16 (20.51%) CSS
6 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 15 (19.23%) MS Office
6 15 (19.23%) C#
6 15 (19.23%) Sass
6 15 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 14 (17.95%) Ajax
7 14 (17.95%) Sitecore
7 14 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
7 14 (17.95%) HTML
7 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 14 (17.95%) W3C
8 13 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 13 (16.67%) IIS
8 13 (16.67%) Flash
8 13 (16.67%) CMS
8 13 (16.67%) Content Management
8 13 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (15.38%) Office 365
9 12 (15.38%) jQuery
9 12 (15.38%) XSLT
9 12 (15.38%) ITIL
9 12 (15.38%) Internet

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 13 (16.67%) CMS
1 13 (16.67%) IIS
1 13 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
3 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.69%) Confluence
5 6 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.13%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Office
2 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.28%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Office 365
2 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (1.28%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) Internet
2 7 (8.97%) Firewall
3 4 (5.13%) DHCP
3 4 (5.13%) DNS
4 3 (3.85%) Junos
4 3 (3.85%) tcpdump
4 3 (3.85%) VPN
4 3 (3.85%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.56%) LAN
5 2 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.56%) SAN
5 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.56%) WAN
6 1 (1.28%) Network Security
6 1 (1.28%) Skype
6 1 (1.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) MySQL
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.97%) JIRA
4 6 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.28%) JBehave
5 1 (1.28%) JUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) Sitecore Developer
5 9 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) IT Support
8 6 (7.69%) Java Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
1 16 (20.51%) CSS
2 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 15 (19.23%) Sass
3 14 (17.95%) Ajax
3 14 (17.95%) HTML
4 13 (16.67%) Flash
5 12 (15.38%) jQuery
5 12 (15.38%) XSLT
6 6 (7.69%) ELK Stack
6 6 (7.69%) WebCenter
7 2 (2.56%) Dropwizard
7 2 (2.56%) JSON
7 2 (2.56%) Middleware
7 2 (2.56%) Spring
7 2 (2.56%) XML
8 1 (1.28%) SOAP
8 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.28%) WCF
8 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) W3C
2 11 (14.10%) User Experience
3 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.13%) CMDB
4 4 (5.13%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.85%) RIA
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.28%) iPad
7 1 (1.28%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 14 (17.95%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.54%) Linux
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.69%) Amazon Linux
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.13%) Android
8 3 (3.85%) Unix
9 2 (2.56%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Web Development
2 13 (16.67%) Content Management
3 12 (15.38%) ITIL
4 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.97%) Front End Development
5 7 (8.97%) Incident Management
5 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.69%) Database Tuning
6 6 (7.69%) DevOps
6 6 (7.69%) Microservices
6 6 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 6 (7.69%) Web Operations
7 4 (5.13%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (5.13%) Scrum
7 4 (5.13%) Service Management
7 4 (5.13%) SIEM
7 4 (5.13%) Use Case
8 2 (2.56%) Cross-Platform Development
8 2 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) C#
2 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.10%) ActionScript
4 8 (10.26%) Java
5 4 (5.13%) C
5 4 (5.13%) SQL
6 1 (1.28%) C++
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) Docker
2 6 (7.69%) vSphere
3 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Ansible
1 6 (7.69%) Icinga
1 6 (7.69%) Kibana
1 6 (7.69%) logstash
1 6 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) Endace
2 4 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.56%) vRealize
4 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.28%) Nagios
4 1 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Apple
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.95%) Sitecore
4 11 (14.10%) Cisco
5 10 (12.82%) VMware
6 6 (7.69%) Atlassian
6 6 (7.69%) Oracle
6 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.41%) Intel Security
7 5 (6.41%) Splunk
8 4 (5.13%) Lotus
9 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.85%) Citrix
9 3 (3.85%) Juniper
10 2 (2.56%) AppSense
10 2 (2.56%) HP
10 2 (2.56%) IBM
11 1 (1.28%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.28%) OpenText
11 1 (1.28%) SAP