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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 76 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.42% 14.01% 14.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.85% 85.00% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 18 33
Median daily rate £361 £355 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +49.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £136 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 9
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +4.44%
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
94 60 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 27.73% 16.48% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 23 43
Median daily rate £375 £355 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +57.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £146 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 13
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 57 (48.31%) Windows Server
2 51 (43.22%) Active Directory
3 50 (42.37%) Microsoft
4 32 (27.12%) VMware
5 26 (22.03%) ITIL
6 22 (18.64%) Finance
6 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (15.25%) MS Exchange
8 18 (15.25%) DHCP
8 18 (15.25%) DNS
9 17 (14.41%) Firewall
9 17 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (14.41%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (13.56%) Linux
10 16 (13.56%) PowerShell
10 16 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (13.56%) Windows 7
11 14 (11.86%) SQL
11 14 (11.86%) Cisco
11 14 (11.86%) Migration
12 13 (11.02%) MS Office
12 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
13 12 (10.17%) Oracle
13 12 (10.17%) NetApp
13 12 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (8.47%) SQL Server

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 18 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.63%) IBM Notes
5 8 (6.78%) IIS
6 4 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.54%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.69%) CMS
8 2 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.85%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Office
2 10 (8.47%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.69%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.85%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.93%) Office 365
2 7 (5.93%) SaaS
3 5 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (4.24%) IaaS
3 5 (4.24%) PaaS
4 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.25%) DHCP
1 18 (15.25%) DNS
2 17 (14.41%) Firewall
3 10 (8.47%) VPN
3 10 (8.47%) Wireshark
4 9 (7.63%) Junos
5 8 (6.78%) tcpdump
6 6 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (5.08%) WAN
7 5 (4.24%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.39%) SAN
9 3 (2.54%) Intranet
9 3 (2.54%) LAN
9 3 (2.54%) SNMP
9 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.69%) GSM
10 2 (1.69%) LTE
10 2 (1.69%) SSL
10 2 (1.69%) UMTS
10 2 (1.69%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.85%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (18.64%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (16.95%) Support Engineer
2 13 (11.02%) Architect
2 13 (11.02%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (9.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Network Support
5 9 (7.63%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Consultant
6 8 (6.78%) IT Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.24%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.24%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) Web Services
2 8 (6.78%) .NET
3 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.24%) WPF
5 4 (3.39%) CSS
5 4 (3.39%) jQuery
5 4 (3.39%) SOAP
5 4 (3.39%) XML
5 4 (3.39%) XSD
6 3 (2.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.54%) HTML
7 2 (1.69%) CSS3
7 2 (1.69%) HTML5
7 2 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.69%) LESS
7 2 (1.69%) REST
8 1 (0.85%) Middleware
8 1 (0.85%) Sass
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.24%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.54%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.69%) Statistics
5 2 (1.69%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.69%) User Experience
5 2 (1.69%) W3C
6 1 (0.85%) DataPower
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) iSeries
6 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (48.31%) Windows Server
2 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (13.56%) Linux
5 16 (13.56%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.24%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.39%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (3.39%) Solaris
7 4 (3.39%) Unix
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.03%) ITIL
2 14 (11.86%) Migration
3 12 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.63%) Network Design
4 9 (7.63%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (5.93%) MVC
5 7 (5.93%) Project Planning
6 6 (5.08%) High Availability
7 5 (4.24%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.24%) Information Security
7 5 (4.24%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.39%) Change Management
8 4 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.39%) Data Privacy
8 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.54%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (1.69%) Time Management
10 2 (1.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.56%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.86%) SQL
3 8 (6.78%) C#
4 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.39%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.54%) VB
7 2 (1.69%) MapBasic
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) Java
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.78%) MCSA
2 8 (6.78%) MCSE
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.54%) Degree
5 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) CCNA
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (43.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.41%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (8.47%) VMware ESX
5 9 (7.63%) vSphere
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.69%) Firmware
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) WSUS
2 5 (4.24%) SCCM
2 5 (4.24%) SCOM
3 4 (3.39%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.69%) Control-M
4 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.69%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (42.37%) Microsoft
2 32 (27.12%) VMware
3 14 (11.86%) Cisco
4 12 (10.17%) NetApp
4 12 (10.17%) Oracle
5 10 (8.47%) Juniper
6 9 (7.63%) CheckPoint
6 9 (7.63%) Lotus
7 7 (5.93%) Sophos
8 6 (5.08%) Citrix
9 5 (4.24%) IBM
10 4 (3.39%) Forcepoint
10 4 (3.39%) Qualys
11 3 (2.54%) Apple
11 3 (2.54%) HP
11 3 (2.54%) Murex
11 3 (2.54%) Sun
11 3 (2.54%) Veritas
12 2 (1.69%) Mapinfo
12 2 (1.69%) SAP
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