The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 88 81 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.26% 12.44% 11.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.28% 61.83% 63.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 33
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£365 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.87 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -13.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.41 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.43 £25.59 £23.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +2.33%
Windows
South West

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
111 131 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.46% 20.12% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 72 57
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £149 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 13
Average hourly rate £16.83 £13.87 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -24.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.51 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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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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
Swindon +12 52 £363 +17.88% 13
Trowbridge -1 2 £278 -32.72% 1
Chippenham -4 2 £350 - 5
Corsham - 1 £365 - 1
Malmesbury - - - -
Salisbury - - - - 3
Warminster - - - - 1
Calne - - - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 78 (45.61%) Active Directory
2 76 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 49 (28.65%) Security Cleared
4 48 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (26.32%) VMware
6 43 (25.15%) Windows 7
7 41 (23.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (22.81%) SC Cleared
9 35 (20.47%) SQL
10 34 (19.88%) Windows XP
10 34 (19.88%) Cisco
11 33 (19.30%) MS Exchange
12 28 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (15.79%) MS Office
14 26 (15.20%) ITIL
14 26 (15.20%) Finance
15 25 (14.62%) DNS
16 24 (14.04%) MS Excel
17 22 (12.87%) Firewall
17 22 (12.87%) DHCP
18 21 (12.28%) SQL Server
19 20 (11.70%) Linux
19 20 (11.70%) SCCM
20 17 (9.94%) UNIX
20 17 (9.94%) IIS
20 17 (9.94%) Oracle
21 16 (9.36%) SharePoint
21 16 (9.36%) Office 365
22 15 (8.77%) VoIP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 33 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.94%) IIS
3 16 (9.36%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.09%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.51%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.92%) Lync
8 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.17%) CMS
10 2 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.17%) JBoss
10 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.58%) Apache
11 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (15.79%) MS Office
2 24 (14.04%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.62%) DNS
2 22 (12.87%) Firewall
2 22 (12.87%) DHCP
3 15 (8.77%) VoIP
3 15 (8.77%) TCP/IP
4 13 (7.60%) SAN
5 8 (4.68%) Internet
5 8 (4.68%) VLAN
5 8 (4.68%) LAN
5 8 (4.68%) WAN
6 7 (4.09%) Wireless
7 6 (3.51%) VPN
8 5 (2.92%) MPLS
9 4 (2.34%) Multicast
9 4 (2.34%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.34%) WLAN
10 3 (1.75%) SMTP
10 3 (1.75%) SSL
10 3 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.17%) DB2
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.58%) MS Access
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.58%) Big Data
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MSI
2 3 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.17%) Subversion
3 2 (1.17%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.58%) MSBuild
General
1 26 (15.20%) Finance
2 14 (8.19%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.19%) Banking
3 6 (3.51%) Retail
3 6 (3.51%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.34%) Military
5 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (13.45%) Consultant
2 20 (11.70%) Support Engineer
3 12 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (6.43%) Technical Support
4 11 (6.43%) Analyst
5 10 (5.85%) Developer
6 9 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (4.68%) Architect
7 8 (4.68%) Desktop Support
7 8 (4.68%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (4.68%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (4.09%) Designer
8 7 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.09%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (4.09%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (4.09%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) DBA
9 6 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.60%) .NET
2 6 (3.51%) RESTful
2 6 (3.51%) Sencha Touch
2 6 (3.51%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (2.92%) REST
3 5 (2.92%) J2EE
3 5 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.34%) HTML
4 4 (2.34%) JSP
4 4 (2.34%) XML
4 4 (2.34%) PhoneGap
5 3 (1.75%) jQuery
5 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.75%) CSS
6 2 (1.17%) XSLT
6 2 (1.17%) Flash
6 2 (1.17%) SOAP
6 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (1.17%) Ajax
6 2 (1.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.68%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (2.92%) Open Source
4 4 (2.34%) User Experience
4 4 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.75%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.17%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.17%) W3C
6 2 (1.17%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.17%) Handset
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.58%) Derivative
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 43 (25.15%) Windows 7
3 41 (23.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (19.88%) Windows XP
5 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.70%) Linux
7 17 (9.94%) UNIX
8 8 (4.68%) Solaris
9 6 (3.51%) Windows NT
9 6 (3.51%) Windows Vista
9 6 (3.51%) Android
9 6 (3.51%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.92%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.92%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.34%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.75%) AIX
12 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.58%) CentOS
13 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.20%) ITIL
2 15 (8.77%) Migration
2 15 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 8 (4.68%) System Testing
5 6 (3.51%) Android Development
5 6 (3.51%) iOS Development
5 6 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (3.51%) Configuration Management
5 6 (3.51%) Scrum
6 5 (2.92%) Asset Management
6 5 (2.92%) Service Management
6 5 (2.92%) ETL
6 5 (2.92%) Service Delivery
6 5 (2.92%) Database Security
6 5 (2.92%) Data Migration
6 5 (2.92%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (2.34%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.34%) Identity Management
7 4 (2.34%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.47%) SQL
2 13 (7.60%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.43%) C#
4 8 (4.68%) VBScript
5 7 (4.09%) Perl
6 6 (3.51%) Java
7 5 (2.92%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.92%) VB
8 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.75%) C
9 2 (1.17%) Korn
9 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.17%) Jython
9 2 (1.17%) Python
9 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.17%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.17%) PHP
10 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.58%) VBA
10 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 49 (28.65%) Security Cleared
2 39 (22.81%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (7.60%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.43%) MCSE
5 11 (6.43%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.51%) CCNA
6 6 (3.51%) RHCE
7 4 (2.34%) CISSP
8 2 (1.17%) Degree
8 2 (1.17%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.17%) CISA
8 2 (1.17%) CISM
8 2 (1.17%) MOS
8 2 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.58%) MCTS
9 1 (0.58%) HNC
9 1 (0.58%) CCA
9 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.58%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.75%) SLA
4 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 78 (45.61%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 8 (4.68%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.51%) Samba
6 6 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.92%) vSphere
7 5 (2.92%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.75%) XenApp
9 2 (1.17%) XenServer
10 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.58%) Firmware
10 1 (0.58%) Snort
10 1 (0.58%) Xen
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (11.70%) SCCM
2 9 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.34%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.34%) WSUS
4 4 (2.34%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.17%) Nessus
6 1 (0.58%) Nmap
6 1 (0.58%) WMI
6 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.58%) Nagios
6 1 (0.58%) AppManager
6 1 (0.58%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.58%) Puppet
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 76 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 45 (26.32%) VMware
3 34 (19.88%) Cisco
4 17 (9.94%) Oracle
5 13 (7.60%) Citrix
6 11 (6.43%) Symantec
7 9 (5.26%) McAfee
8 7 (4.09%) Juniper
8 7 (4.09%) Dell
9 6 (3.51%) Sun
9 6 (3.51%) HP
9 6 (3.51%) Lotus
9 6 (3.51%) Sencha
10 5 (2.92%) Remedy
11 4 (2.34%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.34%) Polycom
11 4 (2.34%) Avaya
12 3 (1.75%) EMC
12 3 (1.75%) IBM
13 2 (1.17%) SAP
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