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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 55 54 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.87% 16.56% 13.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.88% 90.00% 67.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 38
Median daily rate £350 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £145 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £448 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 3
Median hourly rate - £16.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
68 60 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.86% 18.40% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 56
Median daily rate £354 £368 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.74% +47.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £146 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 7
Median hourly rate - £16.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 48 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 32 (29.63%) ITIL
4 32 (29.63%) VMware
5 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
8 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
9 18 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (14.81%) Linux
11 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (12.96%) Migration
13 13 (12.04%) Web Services
13 13 (12.04%) NetApp
13 13 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (11.11%) Data Centre
14 12 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (10.19%) Finance
15 11 (10.19%) SQL
15 11 (10.19%) .NET
15 11 (10.19%) IIS
15 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
16 10 (9.26%) C#
16 10 (9.26%) MVC
16 10 (9.26%) VMware ESX

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 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (10.19%) IIS
5 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (7.41%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.70%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.93%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Office
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.93%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.93%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) SaaS
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.56%) Office 365
3 4 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (3.70%) IaaS
3 4 (3.70%) PaaS
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.85%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.93%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) DHCP
1 9 (8.33%) DNS
1 9 (8.33%) SAN
2 7 (6.48%) Firewall
2 7 (6.48%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (5.56%) WAN
4 4 (3.70%) LAN
5 3 (2.78%) Intranet
6 2 (1.85%) Internet
6 2 (1.85%) Skype
6 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.93%) LTE
7 1 (0.93%) MPLS
7 1 (0.93%) NAS
7 1 (0.93%) Network Security
7 1 (0.93%) SSL
7 1 (0.93%) VPN
7 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.93%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.93%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (12.96%) Windows Engineer
2 13 (12.04%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.19%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (10.19%) IT Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Architect
4 10 (9.26%) Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) IT Support
6 8 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Consultant
8 6 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Administrator
9 5 (4.63%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) Web Services
2 11 (10.19%) .NET
3 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.56%) CSS
4 6 (5.56%) jQuery
5 5 (4.63%) CSS3
5 5 (4.63%) HTML
5 5 (4.63%) HTML5
5 5 (4.63%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (4.63%) LESS
5 5 (4.63%) REST
5 5 (4.63%) WPF
6 4 (3.70%) SOAP
6 4 (3.70%) XML
6 4 (3.70%) XSD
7 2 (1.85%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.63%) User Experience
4 4 (3.70%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.78%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.85%) DataPower
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) iSeries
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Statistics
7 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
3 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (14.81%) Linux
6 7 (6.48%) Unix
7 4 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.78%) Android
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.93%) Solaris
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) ITIL
2 14 (12.96%) Migration
3 12 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (9.26%) MVC
5 8 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.41%) ITSM
6 6 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 6 (5.56%) Network Design
7 5 (4.63%) Project Planning
7 5 (4.63%) Scrum
7 5 (4.63%) Time Management
7 5 (4.63%) Wireframes
8 4 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.70%) High Availability
8 4 (3.70%) Information Security
8 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.78%) Data Privacy
9 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.19%) SQL
3 10 (9.26%) C#
4 8 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.85%) Perl
6 2 (1.85%) VB
6 2 (1.85%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) MCSA
2 8 (7.41%) MCSE
2 8 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (5.56%) Degree
4 4 (3.70%) HND
5 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) CCNA
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 20 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (9.26%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.33%) vSphere
6 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) WSUS
2 3 (2.78%) SCCM
3 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.93%) Control-M
4 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 32 (29.63%) VMware
3 13 (12.04%) NetApp
4 8 (7.41%) Lotus
4 8 (7.41%) Oracle
5 7 (6.48%) Sophos
6 6 (5.56%) Cisco
6 6 (5.56%) Citrix
6 6 (5.56%) IBM
7 5 (4.63%) Apple
8 4 (3.70%) Forcepoint
9 3 (2.78%) HP
9 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.93%) Actix
10 1 (0.93%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.93%) Dell
10 1 (0.93%) Juniper
10 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.93%) SAP
10 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
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