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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.19% 14.66% 11.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.33% 91.07% 58.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 31
Median daily rate £354 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £208 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £435 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.41 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.69% +26.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
60 56 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.11% 16.09% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 52
Median daily rate £360 £375 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £208 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £480 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -57.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £21.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 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 6 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 49 (51.04%) Windows Server
2 48 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 33 (34.38%) VMware
4 32 (33.33%) ITIL
5 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (22.92%) Migration
8 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (20.83%) Windows 7
10 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (18.75%) vSphere
12 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
13 16 (16.67%) SAN
13 16 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 14 (14.58%) Skype for Business
14 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (13.54%) Office 365
15 13 (13.54%) NetApp
15 13 (13.54%) Skype
16 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
16 12 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (12.50%) Finance
16 12 (12.50%) Linux
16 12 (12.50%) MS Office
17 10 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
17 10 (10.42%) NetBackup

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 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
3 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (14.58%) Skype for Business
4 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (7.29%) IBM Notes
5 7 (7.29%) IIS
6 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.04%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.04%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.04%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.54%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) SaaS
3 2 (2.08%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.67%) SAN
2 13 (13.54%) Skype
3 9 (9.38%) DHCP
3 9 (9.38%) DNS
3 9 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (7.29%) Ethernet
5 6 (6.25%) WAN
6 5 (5.21%) Firewall
6 5 (5.21%) Internet
7 4 (4.17%) LAN
8 3 (3.13%) Intranet
8 3 (3.13%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.04%) LTE
9 1 (1.04%) NAS
9 1 (1.04%) Network Security
9 1 (1.04%) SSL
9 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.04%) VPN
9 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.04%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Android Studio
1 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.04%) Xcode
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Local Government
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (13.54%) IT Engineer
1 13 (13.54%) Support Engineer
2 12 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) IT Support
4 9 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Desktop Specialist
7 6 (6.25%) Desktop Support Specialist
7 6 (6.25%) Developer
7 6 (6.25%) IT Support Specialist
7 6 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) Web Services
2 6 (6.25%) .NET
2 6 (6.25%) CSS
2 6 (6.25%) HTML
3 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.21%) CSS3
3 5 (5.21%) HTML5
3 5 (5.21%) jQuery
3 5 (5.21%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (5.21%) LESS
3 5 (5.21%) REST
4 2 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.04%) Middleware
5 1 (1.04%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.29%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.21%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.21%) User Experience
5 4 (4.17%) Replication
6 2 (2.08%) DataPower
6 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.04%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.04%) iSeries
7 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (51.04%) Windows Server
2 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (12.50%) Linux
7 7 (7.29%) Android
7 7 (7.29%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.25%) Unix
9 4 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.04%) Solaris
11 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.33%) ITIL
2 22 (22.92%) Migration
3 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.38%) PRINCE
6 8 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 8 (8.33%) ITSM
7 6 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 5 (5.21%) MVC
8 5 (5.21%) Scrum
8 5 (5.21%) Time Management
9 4 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.13%) Service Management
11 2 (2.08%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.08%) Data Management
11 2 (2.08%) ERP
11 2 (2.08%) SOA
11 2 (2.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.25%) C#
3 6 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.08%) Perl
4 2 (2.08%) VBScript
5 1 (1.04%) Java
5 1 (1.04%) MapBasic
5 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.33%) MCSA
2 8 (8.33%) MCSE
2 8 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (7.29%) HND
3 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) Degree
5 4 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.08%) CCNA
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.75%) vSphere
4 10 (10.42%) VMware ESX
4 10 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) NetBackup
2 8 (8.33%) WSUS
3 2 (2.08%) SCCM
3 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.04%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
1 33 (34.38%) VMware
2 13 (13.54%) NetApp
3 7 (7.29%) Apple
3 7 (7.29%) Lotus
3 7 (7.29%) Sophos
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco
4 6 (6.25%) IBM
4 6 (6.25%) Oracle
5 5 (5.21%) Citrix
5 5 (5.21%) SolarWinds
6 4 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (4.17%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.04%) Actix
7 1 (1.04%) Anite
7 1 (1.04%) Huawei
7 1 (1.04%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.04%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.04%) Remedy
7 1 (1.04%) Sencha
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