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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 33 46 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.79% 9.87% 15.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.77% 63.01% 72.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 47
Median daily rate £400 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £119 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 13
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.36 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.94% -4.03%
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
65 73 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.29% 15.67% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 63
Median daily rate £400 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 13
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 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 September 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 47 (42.73%) Microsoft
2 41 (37.27%) Windows Server
3 32 (29.09%) Active Directory
4 31 (28.18%) Finance
5 21 (19.09%) SQL
6 20 (18.18%) ITIL
6 20 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 18 (16.36%) MS Office
8 17 (15.45%) Firewall
9 15 (13.64%) VMware
9 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (12.73%) Banking
10 14 (12.73%) DHCP
10 14 (12.73%) DNS
11 13 (11.82%) VPN
11 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (10.91%) Wireshark
12 12 (10.91%) Cisco
12 12 (10.91%) Juniper
12 12 (10.91%) MS Visio
12 12 (10.91%) CheckPoint
12 12 (10.91%) Junos
13 11 (10.00%) tcpdump
13 11 (10.00%) MS Exchange
14 10 (9.09%) Oracle
14 10 (9.09%) Linux
14 10 (9.09%) IBM Notes
14 10 (9.09%) Middleware
14 10 (9.09%) Lotus
14 10 (9.09%) Network Design

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 11 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (6.36%) IIS
4 7 (6.36%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.64%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.82%) CMS
8 2 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (16.36%) MS Office
2 12 (10.91%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.91%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.91%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.91%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (7.27%) Office 365
2 5 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (4.55%) IaaS
2 5 (4.55%) PaaS
2 5 (4.55%) SaaS
3 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.91%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.91%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.45%) Firewall
2 14 (12.73%) DHCP
2 14 (12.73%) DNS
3 13 (11.82%) VPN
4 12 (10.91%) Junos
4 12 (10.91%) Wireshark
5 11 (10.00%) tcpdump
6 8 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.73%) SNMP
9 2 (1.82%) SSL
10 1 (0.91%) GSM
10 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.91%) LAN
10 1 (0.91%) LDAP
10 1 (0.91%) SAN
10 1 (0.91%) UMTS
10 1 (0.91%) WAN
10 1 (0.91%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.91%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (28.18%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Banking
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Support Engineer
2 22 (20.00%) Architect
3 12 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (10.91%) Network Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Network Support
3 12 (10.91%) Network Support Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (8.18%) Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) Consultant
6 8 (7.27%) Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.36%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Senior Network Support
7 7 (6.36%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) Middleware
2 8 (7.27%) Web Services
3 7 (6.36%) .NET
4 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.45%) WPF
5 5 (4.55%) SOAP
6 4 (3.64%) XML
6 4 (3.64%) XSD
7 3 (2.73%) CSS
7 3 (2.73%) jQuery
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.82%) HTML
8 2 (1.82%) WCF
9 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.91%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.91%) HTML5
9 1 (0.91%) RESTful
9 1 (0.91%) Sass
9 1 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.82%) Replication
3 2 (1.82%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.82%) W3C
4 1 (0.91%) iPad
4 1 (0.91%) iPhone
4 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (37.27%) Windows Server
2 20 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.09%) Linux
6 6 (5.45%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.73%) Solaris
9 2 (1.82%) Unix
10 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.18%) ITIL
2 10 (9.09%) Network Design
3 9 (8.18%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (6.36%) Project Planning
4 7 (6.36%) TOGAF
5 6 (5.45%) High Availability
5 6 (5.45%) MVC
5 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.45%) Scrum
6 5 (4.55%) Information Security
7 4 (3.64%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.64%) Change Management
7 4 (3.64%) Migration
7 4 (3.64%) Project Management
7 4 (3.64%) Service Management
7 4 (3.64%) SIEM
7 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.09%) SQL
2 7 (6.36%) C#
3 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.82%) VB
6 1 (0.91%) C++
6 1 (0.91%) Java
6 1 (0.91%) MapBasic
6 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.91%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) CCNA
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.91%) Degree
4 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.91%) PMP
4 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
2 3 (2.73%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.82%) Firmware
6 1 (0.91%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) SCCM
2 7 (6.36%) SCOM
3 4 (3.64%) Endace
3 4 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.73%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.82%) Control-M
6 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.91%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.91%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.91%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.91%) SCSM
6 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.91%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (42.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.64%) VMware
3 12 (10.91%) CheckPoint
3 12 (10.91%) Cisco
3 12 (10.91%) Juniper
4 10 (9.09%) Lotus
4 10 (9.09%) Oracle
5 5 (4.55%) Apple
5 5 (4.55%) Splunk
6 4 (3.64%) Intel Security
6 4 (3.64%) Qualys
7 3 (2.73%) Citrix
7 3 (2.73%) HP
7 3 (2.73%) Murex
7 3 (2.73%) Siebel
7 3 (2.73%) Sun
7 3 (2.73%) Veritas
8 2 (1.82%) SAP
8 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.91%) Anite