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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 28 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 23.93% 8.89% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.22% 100.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.90 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Windows
Wales

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
45 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 38.46% 8.89% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 2
Average daily rate £419 £263 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -18.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.90 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +5 28 £300 +14.28% 22
Carmarthenshire - - - -
Pembrokeshire - - - -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 22 (70.97%) Open Source
2 17 (54.84%) MongoDB
3 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
4 14 (45.16%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 14 (45.16%) Java
4 14 (45.16%) Relational Database
5 13 (41.94%) REST
5 13 (41.94%) Spring
5 13 (41.94%) JSON
5 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (41.94%) SOAP
5 13 (41.94%) UNIX
6 12 (38.71%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (35.48%) RDBMS
8 10 (32.26%) VMware
8 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
8 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (29.03%) Hyperic
9 9 (29.03%) IIS
10 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
10 8 (25.81%) Clustering
10 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
11 7 (22.58%) AMQP
11 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (22.58%) Replication
11 7 (22.58%) TDD
12 6 (19.35%) Scrum

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) MediaWiki
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) AMQP
2 4 (12.90%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) IPsec
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.23%) OSPF
3 1 (3.23%) BGP
3 1 (3.23%) IPv6
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) MongoDB
2 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
3 14 (45.16%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (45.16%) Relational Database
4 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (35.48%) RDBMS
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (9.68%) MySQL
8 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Hudson
3 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
2 6 (19.35%) DBA
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) REST
1 13 (41.94%) Spring
1 13 (41.94%) JSON
1 13 (41.94%) SOAP
2 12 (38.71%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC
3 6 (19.35%) Apache Camel
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) LAMP
5 1 (3.23%) X-Windows
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Open Source
2 8 (25.81%) Clustering
3 7 (22.58%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) Informatics
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) UNIX
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) CentOS
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (22.58%) TDD
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
3 6 (19.35%) MVC
3 6 (19.35%) SOA
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps
4 5 (16.13%) Database Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Scala
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Samba
2 1 (3.23%) Postfix
2 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Hyperic
2 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) VMware
1 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
2 6 (19.35%) BMC
2 6 (19.35%) JBoss
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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