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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 5.66% 5.36% 12.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 60.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£388 £308 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% +29.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £306 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £310 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
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 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 14.15% 8.93% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £500 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £308 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 6 £388 - 7
Carmarthenshire - - - -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 30 (76.92%) Open Source
2 24 (61.54%) MongoDB
3 22 (56.41%) Java
4 21 (53.85%) JSON
5 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
6 18 (46.15%) SOAP
6 18 (46.15%) SQL
6 18 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (46.15%) Spring
6 18 (46.15%) REST
7 17 (43.59%) RabbitMQ
7 17 (43.59%) Relational Database
7 17 (43.59%) UNIX
8 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (38.46%) RDBMS
9 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (33.33%) TDD
10 13 (33.33%) Scrum
11 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (28.21%) Hyperic
12 11 (28.21%) VMware
12 11 (28.21%) SOA
12 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
12 11 (28.21%) IIS
13 10 (25.64%) Clustering
13 10 (25.64%) GitLab
13 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
13 10 (25.64%) AMQP
14 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (28.21%) IIS
2 8 (20.51%) JBoss
3 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) AMQP
2 6 (15.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) MongoDB
2 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
3 18 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (43.59%) Relational Database
5 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (38.46%) RDBMS
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 3 (7.69%) MySQL
9 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
1 10 (25.64%) GitLab
2 4 (10.26%) Selenium
3 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) DBA
3 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) JSON
2 18 (46.15%) Spring
2 18 (46.15%) SOAP
2 18 (46.15%) REST
3 17 (43.59%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (20.51%) Spring MVC
4 8 (20.51%) Apache Camel
5 7 (17.95%) Web Services
6 5 (12.82%) XML
7 3 (7.69%) VXML
7 3 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (76.92%) Open Source
2 10 (25.64%) Clustering
3 9 (23.08%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) IVR
5 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) UNIX
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) CentOS
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) TDD
2 13 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (28.21%) SOA
4 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.51%) MVC
5 8 (20.51%) DevOps
6 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.38%) Database Tuning
8 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.13%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.13%) Project Management
10 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Security Testing
11 1 (2.56%) BDD
11 1 (2.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) Scala
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
1 11 (28.21%) VMware
2 8 (20.51%) BMC
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Avaya
5 3 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.56%) Stonesoft
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