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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 25 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 24.51% 19.51% 24.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.13% 66.67% 55.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 12
Median daily rate £475 £280 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £338 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £324 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.40 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -25.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
32 12 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 31.37% 29.27% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 25
Median daily rate £525 £285 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -26.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.40 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -25.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 23 £475 +66.66% 2
Carmarthenshire - 1 - -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 20 (62.50%) Linux
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Unix
3 18 (56.25%) WebLogic
4 14 (43.75%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) CSS
4 14 (43.75%) JSON
4 14 (43.75%) Selenium
4 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
4 14 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (40.63%) Mentoring
5 13 (40.63%) QA
5 13 (40.63%) Scrum
5 13 (40.63%) JUnit
6 12 (37.50%) HTML
6 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) XML
6 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) JBehave
6 12 (37.50%) Dropwizard
7 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
9 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V

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 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
3 6 (18.75%) Apache
3 6 (18.75%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) VPN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
1 14 (43.75%) Selenium
2 13 (40.63%) JUnit
3 12 (37.50%) JBehave
4 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 6 (18.75%) JIRA
4 6 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (15.63%) Electronics
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
1 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
1 14 (43.75%) Java Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) CSS
1 14 (43.75%) JSON
2 12 (37.50%) Dropwizard
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 12 (37.50%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) ELK Stack
3 6 (18.75%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 19 (59.38%) Unix
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) AIX
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (40.63%) Mentoring
3 13 (40.63%) Scrum
4 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 6 (18.75%) High Availability
6 6 (18.75%) IT Governance
7 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.25%) DevOps
9 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (6.25%) Web Filtering
10 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (18.75%) PowerHA
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Ansible
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 7 (21.88%) SCCM
3 6 (18.75%) Nessus
3 6 (18.75%) Packer
3 6 (18.75%) Rundeck
3 6 (18.75%) Tivoli
3 6 (18.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Zenoss
4 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.25%) SCOM
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) IBM
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.75%) Sonatype
3 6 (18.75%) Symantec
4 5 (15.63%) SAP
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Google
6 2 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
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