The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Wales / West Wales
Rank 20 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 6.25% 8.33% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.22% 25.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £363 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +29.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 38.54% 33.33% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 7
Median daily rate £488 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £305 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +29.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the West Wales region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the West Wales region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Windows
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -12 6 £363 +3.57% 1
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) Unix
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) WebLogic
4 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
5 14 (45.16%) JSON
5 14 (45.16%) Selenium
5 14 (45.16%) Cucumber
5 14 (45.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (45.16%) Java
5 14 (45.16%) CSS
6 13 (41.94%) Scrum
6 13 (41.94%) JUnit
6 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
6 13 (41.94%) QA
6 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
7 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
7 12 (38.71%) JBehave
7 12 (38.71%) HTML
7 12 (38.71%) SQL
7 12 (38.71%) XML
7 12 (38.71%) Dropwizard
8 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (32.26%) VMware
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
10 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
11 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
11 8 (25.81%) Software Delivery
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales 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 (58.06%) WebLogic
2 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
3 6 (19.35%) Apache
3 6 (19.35%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Network Security
1 4 (12.90%) VoIP
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) IPsec
3 1 (3.23%) IPv6
3 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.23%) RTP
3 1 (3.23%) SNMP
3 1 (3.23%) SSH
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
1 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Cucumber
1 14 (45.16%) Selenium
2 13 (41.94%) JUnit
3 12 (38.71%) JBehave
4 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
4 6 (19.35%) JIRA
4 6 (19.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (16.13%) Electronics
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
1 14 (45.16%) Java Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) CSS
1 14 (45.16%) JSON
2 12 (38.71%) Dropwizard
2 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) XML
3 6 (19.35%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (19.35%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) Unix
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) AIX
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (41.94%) Mentoring
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Software Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) High Availability
6 6 (19.35%) IT Governance
7 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.23%) ITIL
9 1 (3.23%) ITSM
9 1 (3.23%) Migration
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (19.35%) PowerHA
3 3 (9.68%) pfSense
3 3 (9.68%) Snort
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Ansible
1 6 (19.35%) Nessus
1 6 (19.35%) Packer
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
1 6 (19.35%) Rundeck
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
1 6 (19.35%) Tivoli
1 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (19.35%) Zenoss
2 3 (9.68%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) VMware
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) IBM
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
3 6 (19.35%) Sonatype
3 6 (19.35%) Symantec
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) Vyatta
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) Apple
8 1 (3.23%) BMC
8 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow