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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 17 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 9.89% 9.09% 21.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.03% 45.45% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.72 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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
29 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 31.87% 20.00% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 5
Average daily rate £500 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.72 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
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 December 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 +3 8 - -
Carmarthenshire - - - - 1
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (75.68%) Open Source
2 24 (64.86%) MongoDB
3 20 (54.05%) Java
4 19 (51.35%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
5 18 (48.65%) SQL
5 18 (48.65%) SOAP
5 18 (48.65%) Spring
5 18 (48.65%) REST
5 18 (48.65%) Relational Database
5 18 (48.65%) JSON
6 17 (45.95%) RabbitMQ
6 17 (45.95%) UNIX
7 16 (43.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (40.54%) RDBMS
9 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
10 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (32.43%) VMware
11 11 (29.73%) IIS
11 11 (29.73%) Hyperic
11 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
12 10 (27.03%) GitLab
12 10 (27.03%) AMQP
12 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
12 10 (27.03%) Clustering
12 10 (27.03%) Scrum
12 10 (27.03%) TDD

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (29.73%) IIS
2 8 (21.62%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) AMQP
2 6 (16.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) IPsec
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) IPv6
3 1 (2.70%) OSPF
3 1 (2.70%) BGP
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (64.86%) MongoDB
2 19 (51.35%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
3 18 (48.65%) Relational Database
4 16 (43.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (40.54%) RDBMS
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (8.11%) MySQL
8 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.03%) GitLab
3 4 (10.81%) Selenium
4 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) Hudson
6 1 (2.70%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) DBA
3 7 (18.92%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) SOAP
1 18 (48.65%) Spring
1 18 (48.65%) REST
1 18 (48.65%) JSON
2 17 (45.95%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (21.62%) Apache Camel
3 8 (21.62%) Spring MVC
4 7 (18.92%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) Ajax
6 1 (2.70%) X-Windows
6 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (75.68%) Open Source
2 10 (27.03%) Clustering
3 9 (24.32%) Replication
4 2 (5.41%) Informatics
5 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) UNIX
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) CentOS
4 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.70%) Debian
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
2 10 (27.03%) Scrum
2 10 (27.03%) TDD
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
3 8 (21.62%) SOA
4 7 (18.92%) DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) Database Tuning
6 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.70%) ATDD
10 1 (2.70%) BDD
10 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.70%) User Stories
10 1 (2.70%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) Scala
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Postfix
2 1 (2.70%) XenServer
2 1 (2.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
1 12 (32.43%) VMware
2 8 (21.62%) BMC
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix