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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 89 95 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.73% 14.01% 12.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.54% 80.51% 66.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 42
Median daily rate £358 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.41 £13.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.25% +19.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £21.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -1.61%
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
147 118 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.69% 17.40% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 34 70
Median daily rate £375 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.37 £21.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 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
Swindon 0 31 £350 -6.66% 13
Chippenham +1 12 £250 -28.57% 4
Salisbury 0 6 £325 -27.77% 1
Corsham +1 5 £375 +2.73% 3
Trowbridge -2 1 £500 - 1
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Melksham - 1 £125 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 111 (50.92%) Active Directory
2 90 (41.28%) VMware
3 86 (39.45%) Microsoft
3 86 (39.45%) Windows Server
4 64 (29.36%) Security Cleared
5 61 (27.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 60 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (26.61%) ITIL
8 48 (22.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (21.10%) SQL Server
10 44 (20.18%) SC Cleared
10 44 (20.18%) Windows 7
11 42 (19.27%) MS Exchange
12 34 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (14.68%) SQL
14 31 (14.22%) Linux
14 31 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (13.76%) Cisco
16 28 (12.84%) vSphere
16 28 (12.84%) SCCM
17 27 (12.39%) Windows XP
18 26 (11.93%) Migration
19 24 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (10.55%) SAN
21 22 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2013
22 21 (9.63%) MS Office
23 20 (9.17%) Firewall
23 20 (9.17%) PowerShell
23 20 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2007
24 19 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2010

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 42 (19.27%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.96%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.13%) IIS
7 8 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (3.67%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.21%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.83%) Apache
9 4 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.38%) Confluence
11 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.46%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (9.63%) MS Office
2 13 (5.96%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.05%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.46%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.34%) Office 365
3 5 (2.29%) SaaS
4 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.92%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.55%) SAN
2 20 (9.17%) Firewall
3 19 (8.72%) Remote Desktop
4 16 (7.34%) DNS
4 16 (7.34%) LAN
4 16 (7.34%) WAN
5 14 (6.42%) DHCP
6 13 (5.96%) Skype
7 10 (4.59%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.67%) Ethernet
9 6 (2.75%) Internet
10 5 (2.29%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.29%) Network Security
11 4 (1.83%) LDAP
11 4 (1.83%) NAS
11 4 (1.83%) VLAN
12 3 (1.38%) Intranet
12 3 (1.38%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.38%) VoIP
13 2 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (3.21%) MySQL
3 7 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.46%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.38%) JIRA
2 3 (1.38%) NetBeans
2 3 (1.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (1.38%) Subversion
3 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.46%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.46%) MSTest
4 1 (0.46%) Selenium
4 1 (0.46%) Xcode
General
1 16 (7.34%) Finance
2 3 (1.38%) Games
3 2 (0.92%) Back Office
3 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.92%) Military
3 2 (0.92%) Retail
3 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.46%) Banking
4 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (14.68%) Support Engineer
2 21 (9.63%) Developer
3 20 (9.17%) Architect
4 18 (8.26%) Analyst
5 17 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (7.34%) VMware Engineer
7 15 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (6.88%) IT Engineer
8 14 (6.42%) Desktop Support
8 14 (6.42%) IT Support
9 13 (5.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 13 (5.96%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (5.05%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (5.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 11 (5.05%) Server Engineer
11 10 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.13%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.72%) .NET
2 12 (5.50%) Web Services
3 7 (3.21%) CSS
3 7 (3.21%) HTML
4 6 (2.75%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.75%) HTML5
4 6 (2.75%) jQuery
5 5 (2.29%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.29%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.29%) CSS3
5 5 (2.29%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (2.29%) LESS
5 5 (2.29%) REST
6 2 (0.92%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.92%) J2EE
6 2 (0.92%) OpenGL
6 2 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.46%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.46%) RESTful
7 1 (0.46%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.72%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.42%) Replication
4 7 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.29%) User Experience
7 4 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.38%) CESG
8 3 (1.38%) Clustering
8 3 (1.38%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.92%) DataPower
9 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.46%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.46%) EPoS
10 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 86 (39.45%) Windows Server
2 60 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (22.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (20.18%) Windows 7
5 34 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (14.22%) Linux
7 27 (12.39%) Windows XP
8 14 (6.42%) Unix
9 7 (3.21%) Android
9 7 (3.21%) Windows 2000
9 7 (3.21%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.21%) Windows NT
10 5 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.46%) Solaris
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.61%) ITIL
2 26 (11.93%) Migration
3 24 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (8.72%) Service Delivery
5 16 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (5.50%) Problem Management
6 12 (5.50%) Service Management
7 10 (4.59%) Data Protection
8 9 (4.13%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.13%) ITSM
8 9 (4.13%) PRINCE
9 7 (3.21%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (3.21%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.75%) Capacity Management
10 6 (2.75%) CMMI
10 6 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (2.75%) MVC
10 6 (2.75%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (2.75%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.68%) SQL
2 20 (9.17%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.42%) Java
4 12 (5.50%) C#
4 12 (5.50%) C++
5 9 (4.13%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.75%) C
7 5 (2.29%) Ada
7 5 (2.29%) Python
8 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.83%) VB
9 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.92%) Perl
9 2 (0.92%) VBScript
10 1 (0.46%) MapBasic
10 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (29.36%) Security Cleared
2 44 (20.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.05%) CCNA
4 11 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.59%) MCSE
5 10 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.13%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.67%) MCSA
8 7 (3.21%) HND
9 6 (2.75%) Degree
10 5 (2.29%) HNC
11 4 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) SLA
2 6 (2.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.75%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 111 (50.92%) Active Directory
2 61 (27.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.84%) vSphere
4 16 (7.34%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (6.88%) VMware ESX
6 12 (5.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.92%) Xen
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (12.84%) SCCM
2 18 (8.26%) WSUS
3 11 (5.05%) ZABBIX
4 10 (4.59%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.38%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.46%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.46%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.46%) Netcool
7 1 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (41.28%) VMware
2 86 (39.45%) Microsoft
3 30 (13.76%) Cisco
4 17 (7.80%) HP
5 13 (5.96%) NetApp
6 12 (5.50%) Citrix
7 9 (4.13%) IBM
8 8 (3.67%) Oracle
8 8 (3.67%) Sophos
9 7 (3.21%) Apple
9 7 (3.21%) Lotus
9 7 (3.21%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.75%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.29%) SAP
12 4 (1.83%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.83%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (1.83%) Dell
12 4 (1.83%) Forcepoint
12 4 (1.83%) Veeam
13 3 (1.38%) Symantec
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