The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 8 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 90 125 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.73% 18.71% 11.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.00% 77.64% 61.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 86 35
Median daily rate £344 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £490 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 16
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £24.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 161 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.68% 24.10% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 114 57
Median daily rate £319 £345 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 29
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Wiltshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Wiltshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Swindon +1 55 £350 +2.94% 10
Chippenham 0 14 £218 +81.25%
Corsham -13 5 £225 +34.32% 2
Trowbridge +7 1 - -
Salisbury -5 1 £365 -14.11% 1
Marlborough - 1 £158 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 59 (33.15%) Active Directory
2 56 (31.46%) Windows Server
3 54 (30.34%) Microsoft
4 47 (26.40%) ITIL
4 47 (26.40%) VMware
5 46 (25.84%) Security Cleared
6 35 (19.66%) Windows 7
7 34 (19.10%) SC Cleared
8 31 (17.42%) Finance
8 31 (17.42%) C#
9 29 (16.29%) Cisco
9 29 (16.29%) Migration
10 28 (15.73%) .NET
11 26 (14.61%) Office 365
12 25 (14.04%) Linux
12 25 (14.04%) MS Office
13 24 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (12.36%) SQL
14 22 (12.36%) MS Excel
15 21 (11.80%) Apple
15 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (11.24%) Web Development
17 19 (10.67%) Service Management
17 19 (10.67%) Firewall
17 19 (10.67%) Visual Studio
18 18 (10.11%) MS Exchange
19 17 (9.55%) IIS
19 17 (9.55%) CSS
19 17 (9.55%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (10.11%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.55%) IIS
3 14 (7.87%) CMS
3 14 (7.87%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.93%) Confluence
6 7 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.25%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (14.04%) MS Office
2 22 (12.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.56%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.61%) Office 365
2 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.25%) IaaS
4 4 (2.25%) PaaS
5 2 (1.12%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.67%) Firewall
2 13 (7.30%) Internet
3 8 (4.49%) DNS
4 7 (3.93%) DHCP
4 7 (3.93%) LAN
4 7 (3.93%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.93%) WAN
5 5 (2.81%) VPN
6 4 (2.25%) Junos
6 4 (2.25%) SAN
6 4 (2.25%) tcpdump
6 4 (2.25%) VLAN
6 4 (2.25%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.12%) VoIP
7 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.56%) ATM
8 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.37%) MySQL
4 5 (2.81%) MS Access
4 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (10.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.49%) JIRA
4 7 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (3.93%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.25%) MSI
5 4 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.12%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) JBehave
7 1 (0.56%) JUnit
7 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 31 (17.42%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Military
3 6 (3.37%) Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (15.17%) Support Engineer
2 26 (14.61%) Developer
3 17 (9.55%) Analyst
4 14 (7.87%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (6.74%) Sitecore Developer
6 11 (6.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (5.62%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (5.62%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (5.06%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.06%) Consultant
8 9 (5.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (5.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (5.06%) IT Support
8 9 (5.06%) Tester
9 8 (4.49%) Administrator
9 8 (4.49%) DBA
9 8 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.73%) .NET
2 17 (9.55%) CSS
3 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET
3 16 (8.99%) Sass
4 15 (8.43%) Ajax
4 15 (8.43%) HTML
5 14 (7.87%) Flash
6 13 (7.30%) jQuery
6 13 (7.30%) XSLT
7 7 (3.93%) ELK Stack
7 7 (3.93%) WebCenter
8 3 (1.69%) Middleware
9 2 (1.12%) Dropwizard
9 2 (1.12%) JSON
9 2 (1.12%) Software Packaging
9 2 (1.12%) Spring
9 2 (1.12%) WinForms
9 2 (1.12%) XML
10 1 (0.56%) WCF
10 1 (0.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (8.43%) W3C
2 12 (6.74%) User Experience
3 11 (6.18%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.62%) Replication
5 8 (4.49%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.37%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (2.25%) CMDB
7 4 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.25%) iPad
8 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.69%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.69%) RIA
8 3 (1.69%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.69%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.12%) CESG
9 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 56 (31.46%) Windows Server
2 35 (19.66%) Windows 7
3 25 (14.04%) Linux
4 14 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (7.30%) Windows 10
6 11 (6.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.49%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.93%) Amazon Linux
10 4 (2.25%) Android
10 4 (2.25%) Unix
11 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.69%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.40%) ITIL
2 29 (16.29%) Migration
3 20 (11.24%) Web Development
4 19 (10.67%) Service Management
5 15 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.43%) DevOps
6 14 (7.87%) Content Management
7 13 (7.30%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.18%) Microservices
9 10 (5.62%) Change Management
9 10 (5.62%) Performance Testing
9 10 (5.62%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.62%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.06%) Data Migration
10 9 (5.06%) Open Source
10 9 (5.06%) Scrum
11 8 (4.49%) Front End Development
11 8 (4.49%) High Availability
11 8 (4.49%) Incident Management
12 7 (3.93%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.42%) C#
2 22 (12.36%) SQL
3 17 (9.55%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.74%) ActionScript
5 9 (5.06%) Java
5 9 (5.06%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.93%) C++
7 5 (2.81%) C
7 5 (2.81%) PHP
7 5 (2.81%) VB
8 3 (1.69%) Python
8 3 (1.69%) VBScript
9 2 (1.12%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) Delphi
10 1 (0.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (25.84%) Security Cleared
2 34 (19.10%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.18%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (5.62%) CCNA
5 10 (5.62%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.69%) CCNP
7 3 (1.69%) HNC
8 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.12%) MCDST
8 2 (1.12%) MCITP
8 2 (1.12%) MCSE
8 2 (1.12%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.30%) QA
2 12 (6.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (33.15%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.30%) Docker
4 9 (5.06%) vSphere
5 7 (3.93%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.69%) XenApp
7 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (6.74%) SCCM
2 10 (5.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (3.93%) Ansible
3 7 (3.93%) Icinga
3 7 (3.93%) Kibana
3 7 (3.93%) logstash
4 5 (2.81%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.25%) Endace
6 2 (1.12%) Nagios
6 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.12%) vRealize
7 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.56%) Opsview
7 1 (0.56%) QRadar
7 1 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 47 (26.40%) VMware
3 29 (16.29%) Cisco
4 21 (11.80%) Apple
5 15 (8.43%) Sitecore
6 14 (7.87%) HP
7 10 (5.62%) Oracle
8 9 (5.06%) Juniper
9 8 (4.49%) Splunk
10 7 (3.93%) Atlassian
10 7 (3.93%) Intel Security
10 7 (3.93%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.37%) Citrix
12 5 (2.81%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.25%) Lotus
14 3 (1.69%) Dell
14 3 (1.69%) F5
14 3 (1.69%) Veeam
15 2 (1.12%) 3PAR
15 2 (1.12%) AppSense