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 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 22.86% 7.52% 4.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.33% 38.46% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £563 £360 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £332 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £468 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
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
15 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 42.86% 19.55% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 7
Median daily rate £520 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.19% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £495 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +13 8 £563 +13.63% 1
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (20.00%) SCOM
4 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Ansible
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) HP

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Automation Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps
1 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
1 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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