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 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 123 88 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.72% 14.01% 14.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.39% 80.73% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 36 50
Median daily rate £364 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 13
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £21.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
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
153 109 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.29% 17.36% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 44 62
Median daily rate £375 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £535 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% -15.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £40.50
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 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 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
Swindon 0 77 £365 +2.81% 6
Chippenham +1 11 £250 - 8
Salisbury +1 9 £358 -14.88%
Corsham -9 3 £362 +7.25% 1
Trowbridge -4 1 - -
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Melksham - 1 £125 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 102 (44.35%) Active Directory
2 97 (42.17%) Windows Server
3 92 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 85 (36.96%) VMware
5 62 (26.96%) Security Cleared
6 51 (22.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 48 (20.87%) ITIL
8 46 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (18.26%) SQL Server
10 40 (17.39%) SQL
10 40 (17.39%) MS Exchange
11 36 (15.65%) Windows 7
12 35 (15.22%) SC Cleared
12 35 (15.22%) Linux
13 34 (14.78%) Firewall
14 33 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (12.17%) Cisco
16 28 (12.17%) Finance
17 26 (11.30%) MS Office
18 24 (10.43%) DNS
19 23 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
19 23 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
20 22 (9.57%) Migration
20 22 (9.57%) DHCP
21 21 (9.13%) SCCM
22 19 (8.26%) vSphere
23 18 (7.83%) PowerShell
23 18 (7.83%) Citrix

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 40 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 10 (4.35%) IIS
6 6 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.30%) Apache
9 3 (1.30%) Confluence
9 3 (1.30%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.87%) CMS
10 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (11.30%) MS Office
2 17 (7.39%) MS Excel
3 15 (6.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) Simulink
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.43%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.22%) Office 365
3 10 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.04%) SaaS
5 5 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.17%) IaaS
5 5 (2.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.78%) Firewall
2 24 (10.43%) DNS
3 22 (9.57%) DHCP
4 16 (6.96%) WAN
5 15 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (6.09%) SAN
7 13 (5.65%) LAN
8 12 (5.22%) VPN
9 11 (4.78%) TCP/IP
9 11 (4.78%) Wireshark
10 10 (4.35%) Junos
11 9 (3.91%) tcpdump
12 7 (3.04%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.61%) IP Telephony
14 5 (2.17%) Intranet
15 4 (1.74%) LDAP
15 4 (1.74%) VLAN
16 3 (1.30%) Network Security
16 3 (1.30%) SNMP
17 2 (0.87%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (3.04%) MySQL
5 4 (1.74%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.43%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.30%) JIRA
3 3 (1.30%) NetBeans
3 3 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.30%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.43%) MSTest
4 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 28 (12.17%) Finance
2 5 (2.17%) Banking
2 5 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.30%) Games
3 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.87%) Back Office
4 2 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 34 (14.78%) Architect
3 23 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (8.70%) Developer
5 18 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 16 (6.96%) Analyst
7 14 (6.09%) Consultant
7 14 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (6.09%) Windows Engineer
8 13 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (5.22%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (5.22%) Infrastructure Support
10 11 (4.78%) Network Engineer
10 11 (4.78%) Network Support
10 11 (4.78%) Network Support Engineer
10 11 (4.78%) Technical Architect
11 9 (3.91%) .NET Developer
11 9 (3.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.39%) .NET
1 17 (7.39%) Web Services
2 9 (3.91%) XML
2 9 (3.91%) XSD
3 7 (3.04%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.04%) REST
4 5 (2.17%) CSS
4 5 (2.17%) jQuery
4 5 (2.17%) WPF
4 5 (2.17%) WSDL
5 4 (1.74%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.74%) HTML
5 4 (1.74%) SOAP
6 3 (1.30%) HTML5
7 2 (0.87%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.87%) CSS3
7 2 (0.87%) J2EE
7 2 (0.87%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (0.87%) LESS
7 2 (0.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.09%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.91%) Replication
4 6 (2.61%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.74%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.74%) NHS
7 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.30%) Clustering
7 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.87%) CESG
8 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.87%) Statistics
8 2 (0.87%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.87%) User Experience
8 2 (0.87%) W3C
9 1 (0.43%) DataPower
9 1 (0.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 97 (42.17%) Windows Server
2 46 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (15.65%) Windows 7
4 35 (15.22%) Linux
5 33 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.22%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.78%) Unix
9 7 (3.04%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.61%) Solaris
11 4 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.87%) ITIL
2 22 (9.57%) Migration
3 16 (6.96%) Virtual Environments
4 15 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (5.22%) Network Design
6 12 (5.22%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.78%) Problem Management
8 10 (4.35%) Service Management
9 8 (3.48%) High Availability
9 8 (3.48%) MVC
9 8 (3.48%) SOA
10 7 (3.04%) Project Planning
10 7 (3.04%) TOGAF
11 6 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.61%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (2.17%) Software Engineering
12 5 (2.17%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.39%) SQL
2 18 (7.83%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.22%) C#
3 12 (5.22%) Java
4 11 (4.78%) C++
5 6 (2.61%) C
5 6 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.17%) Ada
7 4 (1.74%) MATLAB
7 4 (1.74%) Python
7 4 (1.74%) VB
7 4 (1.74%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.87%) MapBasic
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (26.96%) Security Cleared
2 35 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.52%) DV Cleared
3 15 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.65%) MCSA
4 13 (5.65%) MCSE
5 10 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.17%) MCSD
8 4 (1.74%) CCNA
8 4 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.30%) Degree
10 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.43%) HNC
11 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.48%) SLA
2 7 (3.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.17%) HL7
4 4 (1.74%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.74%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.87%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 102 (44.35%) Active Directory
2 51 (22.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (8.26%) vSphere
5 16 (6.96%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.78%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.04%) Xen
8 5 (2.17%) Docker
9 4 (1.74%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.87%) Firmware
10 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (9.13%) SCCM
2 15 (6.52%) WSUS
3 8 (3.48%) ZABBIX
4 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (2.17%) SCOM
6 4 (1.74%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.87%) Control-M
7 2 (0.87%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.43%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 92 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 85 (36.96%) VMware
3 28 (12.17%) Cisco
4 18 (7.83%) Citrix
5 14 (6.09%) Oracle
6 12 (5.22%) CheckPoint
6 12 (5.22%) NetApp
7 11 (4.78%) Juniper
8 10 (4.35%) HP
8 10 (4.35%) Lotus
9 8 (3.48%) IBM
9 8 (3.48%) Sophos
10 5 (2.17%) SAP
11 4 (1.74%) Apple
11 4 (1.74%) CA
11 4 (1.74%) Forcepoint
11 4 (1.74%) Qualys
11 4 (1.74%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.30%) Veeam
12 3 (1.30%) Veritas
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