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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 88 78 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.24% 15.32% 12.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.69% 75.00% 53.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 37
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£375 £280 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £458 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 16
Average hourly rate £17.11 £19.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.36% +27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.89 £12.20 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £26.60 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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
145 104 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.17% 20.43% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 56 88
Average daily rate £375 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 6 22
Average hourly rate £22.69 £24.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.38% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.50 £92.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -1 54 £400 +48.14% 11
Trowbridge - 4 £355 - 2
Salisbury -8 3 £230 - 1
Corsham - 1 - - 3
Melksham - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - - 13
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 103 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 86 (38.39%) Windows 7
3 78 (34.82%) Active Directory
4 69 (30.80%) Security Cleared
5 61 (27.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (24.11%) MS Excel
7 51 (22.77%) ITIL
8 48 (21.43%) VMware
9 47 (20.98%) Windows XP
10 46 (20.54%) DNS
10 46 (20.54%) Firewall
11 43 (19.20%) DHCP
11 43 (19.20%) DV Cleared
12 42 (18.75%) SC Cleared
12 42 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (17.41%) Telecoms
14 38 (16.96%) Finance
15 37 (16.52%) SCCM
16 33 (14.73%) HP
17 31 (13.84%) Cisco
17 31 (13.84%) MS Exchange
18 30 (13.39%) Linux
18 30 (13.39%) Symantec
19 28 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
20 26 (11.61%) SQL
21 25 (11.16%) UNIX
21 25 (11.16%) Citrix
22 23 (10.27%) Microsoft App-V
22 23 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
23 22 (9.82%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 31 (13.84%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.46%) IIS
4 10 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.79%) Lync
7 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.89%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.89%) CMS
8 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.89%) Railo
8 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 54 (24.11%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.93%) MS Office
3 6 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) Office 365
2 2 (0.89%) GitHub
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.54%) DNS
1 46 (20.54%) Firewall
2 43 (19.20%) DHCP
3 14 (6.25%) LAN
3 14 (6.25%) VoIP
4 13 (5.80%) VPN
5 12 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.36%) Internet
6 8 (3.57%) Wireless
7 7 (3.13%) WAN
8 6 (2.68%) SAN
8 6 (2.68%) IP Telephony
8 6 (2.68%) Wireshark
9 4 (1.79%) VLAN
10 3 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.34%) 3G
10 3 (1.34%) MPLS
10 3 (1.34%) SMTP
10 3 (1.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.89%) DB2
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.45%) Big Data
3 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.45%) MS Access
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (9.38%) MSI
2 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.89%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.89%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.89%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.45%) Maven
3 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.45%) Subversion
3 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 39 (17.41%) Telecoms
2 38 (16.96%) Finance
3 14 (6.25%) Military
4 8 (3.57%) Banking
5 6 (2.68%) Retail
5 6 (2.68%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (16.07%) Consultant
2 28 (12.50%) Analyst
3 21 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 19 (8.48%) Administrator
5 18 (8.04%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (6.70%) Developer
6 15 (6.70%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (5.36%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 12 (5.36%) Storage Administrator
7 12 (5.36%) Architect
8 10 (4.46%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.46%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (3.57%) Network Engineer
10 8 (3.57%) Applications Packager
10 8 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (3.13%) Security Consultant
11 7 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.25%) .NET
2 13 (5.80%) JSP
3 7 (3.13%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (2.68%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (2.68%) RESTful
5 5 (2.23%) REST
6 4 (1.79%) HTML
6 4 (1.79%) CSS
6 4 (1.79%) Web Services
6 4 (1.79%) XML
6 4 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.79%) PhoneGap
6 4 (1.79%) WCF
7 3 (1.34%) Software Packaging
7 3 (1.34%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.34%) jQuery
7 3 (1.34%) J2EE
8 2 (0.89%) SOAP
8 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.89%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.02%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.68%) Open Source
4 5 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.23%) IVR
5 4 (1.79%) iPhone
5 4 (1.79%) PKI
6 3 (1.34%) PDA
6 3 (1.34%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.34%) iPad
6 3 (1.34%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.89%) Handset
7 2 (0.89%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.89%) User Experience
7 2 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.89%) CMDB
8 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 86 (38.39%) Windows 7
2 61 (27.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (20.98%) Windows XP
4 42 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (13.39%) Linux
6 25 (11.16%) UNIX
7 23 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.02%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.57%) Android
11 7 (3.13%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.23%) Windows NT
13 4 (1.79%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.89%) Solaris
14 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.77%) ITIL
2 18 (8.04%) Migration
3 15 (6.70%) System Testing
4 13 (5.80%) Capacity Management
5 10 (4.46%) Incident Management
5 10 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (4.02%) TOGAF
6 9 (4.02%) Scrum
7 8 (3.57%) Software Distribution
7 8 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 8 (3.57%) Compatibility Testing
8 7 (3.13%) Android Development
9 6 (2.68%) Identity Management
9 6 (2.68%) iOS Development
10 5 (2.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (2.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (2.23%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.23%) UML
11 4 (1.79%) SSADM
11 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.61%) SQL
2 14 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.02%) VBScript
3 9 (4.02%) VB
3 9 (4.02%) C#
4 7 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.23%) C
6 5 (2.23%) Java
7 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.89%) CFML
7 2 (0.89%) Jython
7 2 (0.89%) Korn
8 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.45%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.45%) VBA
8 1 (0.45%) C++
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (30.80%) Security Cleared
2 43 (19.20%) DV Cleared
3 42 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 16 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.91%) MCSE
6 8 (3.57%) CISSP
7 6 (2.68%) CCNA
8 5 (2.23%) CCNP
9 4 (1.79%) Degree
10 3 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.89%) CISA
11 2 (0.89%) CISM
12 1 (0.45%) MCTS
12 1 (0.45%) MCITP
12 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.45%) MOS
12 1 (0.45%) CCEE
12 1 (0.45%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.82%) SLA
2 8 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.68%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.79%) QA
4 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (34.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 18 (8.04%) XenDesktop
4 18 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (6.70%) vSphere
6 8 (3.57%) XenApp
7 7 (3.13%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.23%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.34%) UAG
10 3 (1.34%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.89%) XenServer
12 1 (0.45%) Snort
12 1 (0.45%) Nmap
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (16.52%) SCCM
2 28 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 20 (8.93%) NetBackup
4 17 (7.59%) HP SIM
5 11 (4.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (3.57%) SCOM
7 7 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.68%) AppDNA
9 4 (1.79%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.34%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.89%) MIIS
11 2 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.89%) WSUS
11 2 (0.89%) Nessus
12 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 103 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 48 (21.43%) VMware
3 33 (14.73%) HP
4 31 (13.84%) Cisco
5 30 (13.39%) Symantec
6 25 (11.16%) Citrix
7 12 (5.36%) 3PAR
8 10 (4.46%) McAfee
9 7 (3.13%) Infoblox
9 7 (3.13%) Computacenter
9 7 (3.13%) Dell
10 6 (2.68%) Avaya
10 6 (2.68%) BT
10 6 (2.68%) Sencha
11 5 (2.23%) Juniper
12 4 (1.79%) Oracle
12 4 (1.79%) SAP
12 4 (1.79%) IBM
12 4 (1.79%) SonicWALL
12 4 (1.79%) ProCurve
Swindon
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £80 - £90 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £80 - £90 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago