The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 54 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.97% 9.21% 7.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 68.29% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £260 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £134 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £675 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
- -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £11.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £11.00 £81.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
72 41 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.96% 13.49% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 52
Average daily rate £375 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 £11.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.27% -74.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £11.00 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 60 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 44 (33.85%) Microsoft
3 41 (31.54%) Active Directory
4 34 (26.15%) Windows XP
5 29 (22.31%) Finance
6 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (16.15%) VMware
8 20 (15.38%) Hyper-V
9 18 (13.85%) XenDesktop
9 18 (13.85%) SCCM
9 18 (13.85%) SQL
10 17 (13.08%) Citrix
10 17 (13.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (12.31%) System Testing
12 15 (11.54%) MSI
12 15 (11.54%) Firewall
13 14 (10.77%) MS Office
13 14 (10.77%) MS Exchange
14 12 (9.23%) LAN
14 12 (9.23%) .NET
14 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (8.46%) DHCP
15 11 (8.46%) DNS
16 10 (7.69%) UNIX
16 10 (7.69%) Symantec
16 10 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 10 (7.69%) Cisco
16 10 (7.69%) Incident Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 14 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.31%) IIS
7 2 (1.54%) CMS
7 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.54%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.54%) Railo
8 1 (0.77%) JBoss
8 1 (0.77%) Apache
8 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.77%) MS Office
2 8 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Office 365
1 2 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.54%) Firewall
2 12 (9.23%) LAN
3 11 (8.46%) DHCP
3 11 (8.46%) DNS
4 6 (4.62%) Wireshark
5 5 (3.85%) 3G
6 4 (3.08%) IP Telephony
6 4 (3.08%) Wireless
7 3 (2.31%) SAN
7 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.31%) VPN
7 3 (2.31%) WAN
7 3 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.54%) SMTP
8 2 (1.54%) SMS
8 2 (1.54%) VoIP
8 2 (1.54%) SSL
8 2 (1.54%) LDAP
8 2 (1.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.54%) DB2
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.77%) Big Data
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (11.54%) MSI
2 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.54%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.54%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.77%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.77%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.77%) JUnit
3 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.77%) Subversion
3 1 (0.77%) Maven
General
1 29 (22.31%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Banking
3 6 (4.62%) Retail
3 6 (4.62%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (22.31%) Consultant
2 17 (13.08%) Analyst
3 12 (9.23%) Developer
4 10 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) Architect
6 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.62%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Test Manager
8 5 (3.85%) IT Consultant
8 5 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Security Consultant
8 5 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (3.08%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.23%) .NET
2 6 (4.62%) RESTful
2 6 (4.62%) Sencha Touch
2 6 (4.62%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (3.85%) REST
4 4 (3.08%) XML
4 4 (3.08%) PhoneGap
5 3 (2.31%) WCF
5 3 (2.31%) jQuery
5 3 (2.31%) Application Packaging
5 3 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.31%) J2EE
5 3 (2.31%) HTML
5 3 (2.31%) CSS
5 3 (2.31%) Web Services
6 2 (1.54%) Ajax
6 2 (1.54%) WSH
6 2 (1.54%) SOAP
6 2 (1.54%) SAML
6 2 (1.54%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.62%) IVR
2 4 (3.08%) PKI
3 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.31%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.54%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.54%) User Experience
4 2 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.54%) CMDB
5 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.77%) DTV
5 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.77%) EPoS
5 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 34 (26.15%) Windows XP
3 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.69%) UNIX
7 9 (6.92%) Apple iOS
8 7 (5.38%) Android
8 7 (5.38%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.85%) Linux
9 5 (3.85%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.31%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.31%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.31%) System Testing
2 10 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 8 (6.15%) Scrum
4 7 (5.38%) Android Development
4 7 (5.38%) Migration
4 7 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.62%) ITIL
5 6 (4.62%) iOS Development
6 5 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.08%) Waterfall
7 4 (3.08%) WFM
7 4 (3.08%) Test Automation
7 4 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.08%) Performance Testing
7 4 (3.08%) Matrix Management
8 3 (2.31%) Test Scripting
8 3 (2.31%) Requirements Management
8 3 (2.31%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.85%) SQL
2 8 (6.15%) VB
2 8 (6.15%) C#
3 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.62%) VBScript
4 5 (3.85%) Java
4 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.54%) Jython
6 2 (1.54%) CFML
6 2 (1.54%) Korn
7 1 (0.77%) C
7 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.62%) CISSP
2 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.31%) MCSE
6 2 (1.54%) CISA
6 2 (1.54%) CISM
6 2 (1.54%) Degree
7 1 (0.77%) CCEE
7 1 (0.77%) CCNP
7 1 (0.77%) CCNA
7 1 (0.77%) CCA
7 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.77%) MCSA
7 1 (0.77%) MCP
7 1 (0.77%) MOS
7 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
1 6 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.08%) QA
3 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (31.54%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 18 (13.85%) XenDesktop
4 17 (13.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (6.15%) XenApp
7 3 (2.31%) vSphere
7 3 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.54%) UAG
8 2 (1.54%) XenServer
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.77%) Firmware
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.77%) Nmap
9 1 (0.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (13.85%) SCCM
2 10 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (6.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.08%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (3.08%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.54%) Nessus
6 2 (1.54%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.54%) MIIS
6 2 (1.54%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.77%) SCOM
7 1 (0.77%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.15%) VMware
3 17 (13.08%) Citrix
4 10 (7.69%) Symantec
4 10 (7.69%) Cisco
5 8 (6.15%) HP
6 6 (4.62%) Computacenter
6 6 (4.62%) BT
6 6 (4.62%) McAfee
6 6 (4.62%) Sencha
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle
7 4 (3.08%) Genesys
7 4 (3.08%) Empirix
7 4 (3.08%) Siemens
7 4 (3.08%) IBM
7 4 (3.08%) Verint
8 3 (2.31%) Remedy
8 3 (2.31%) Sophos
8 3 (2.31%) Dell
8 3 (2.31%) SAP
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