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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 37 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.83% 9.76% 12.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.94% 67.27% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 33
Median daily rate £325 £319 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £133 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £368 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 14
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
62 55 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.67% 14.51% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 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 £190 £210 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 15
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (34.67%) Finance
4 20 (26.67%) MS Office
5 17 (22.67%) Cisco
6 14 (18.67%) DHCP
6 14 (18.67%) DNS
6 14 (18.67%) Firewall
7 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
7 12 (16.00%) VPN
7 12 (16.00%) MS Visio
7 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (16.00%) Juniper
7 12 (16.00%) Wireshark
7 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 12 (16.00%) Junos
7 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (14.67%) tcpdump
8 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
8 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (13.33%) Apple
9 10 (13.33%) VMware
9 10 (13.33%) ITIL
9 10 (13.33%) Banking
10 9 (12.00%) CSS
10 9 (12.00%) .NET
10 9 (12.00%) SQL
10 9 (12.00%) Middleware
11 8 (10.67%) Scrum
11 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery

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 6 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (8.00%) CMS
1 6 (8.00%) IIS
1 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.33%) IBM Notes
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (26.67%) MS Office
2 12 (16.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) IBM PureFlex
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) DHCP
1 14 (18.67%) DNS
1 14 (18.67%) Firewall
2 12 (16.00%) Junos
2 12 (16.00%) VPN
2 12 (16.00%) Wireshark
3 11 (14.67%) tcpdump
4 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.67%) Internet
6 4 (5.33%) SNMP
7 2 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.33%) GSM
8 1 (1.33%) LDAP
8 1 (1.33%) LTE
8 1 (1.33%) Network Security
8 1 (1.33%) Skype
8 1 (1.33%) UMTS
8 1 (1.33%) WCDMA
8 1 (1.33%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.33%) JBehave
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Network Support
2 12 (16.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Architect
4 10 (13.33%) Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Network Support
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Deskside Support
8 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
1 9 (12.00%) CSS
1 9 (12.00%) Middleware
2 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (10.67%) Sass
3 7 (9.33%) Ajax
3 7 (9.33%) HTML
4 6 (8.00%) Flash
5 5 (6.67%) jQuery
5 5 (6.67%) XSLT
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.67%) Dropwizard
7 2 (2.67%) JSON
7 2 (2.67%) Spring
7 2 (2.67%) XML
8 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.33%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.33%) SOAP
8 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) W3C
2 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.33%) User Experience
3 4 (5.33%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.67%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.33%) iPhone
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.00%) Linux
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.00%) Android
6 3 (4.00%) Solaris
6 3 (4.00%) Unix
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) Scrum
2 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.00%) Content Management
3 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.67%) Web Development
5 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.33%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (5.33%) Front End Development
5 4 (5.33%) Project Management
5 4 (5.33%) Service Management
5 4 (5.33%) SIEM
5 4 (5.33%) Use Case
6 3 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.00%) Migration
6 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) C#
3 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) ActionScript
4 4 (5.33%) C
5 2 (2.67%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) C++
6 1 (1.33%) MapBasic
6 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (5.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.00%) vSphere
3 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) Firmware
6 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) Endace
3 4 (5.33%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.67%) vRealize
6 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.33%) Nagios
6 1 (1.33%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (1.33%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.33%) SCSM
6 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.33%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.67%) Cisco
3 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (16.00%) Juniper
4 10 (13.33%) Apple
4 10 (13.33%) VMware
5 7 (9.33%) Sitecore
6 6 (8.00%) Oracle
7 5 (6.67%) Intel Security
7 5 (6.67%) Splunk
8 4 (5.33%) Lotus
8 4 (5.33%) Qualys
9 3 (4.00%) Citrix
9 3 (4.00%) Murex
9 3 (4.00%) Siebel
9 3 (4.00%) Sun
9 3 (4.00%) Veritas
10 2 (2.67%) AppSense
10 2 (2.67%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) IBM