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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 133 63 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.52% 11.52% 12.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.64% 67.74% 62.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 36 29
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£246 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £130 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 26
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £25.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
167 93 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.26% 17.00% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 46 61
Average daily rate £300 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £113 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 33
Average hourly rate £20.06 £18.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 68 £281 -25.00% 16
Salisbury -6 12 £105 -34.68% 1
Chippenham +2 2 £88 -56.79% 19
Trowbridge 0 1 - - 3
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Marlborough - - - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 100 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 95 (42.22%) Windows 7
3 70 (31.11%) Active Directory
4 60 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 59 (26.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (26.22%) ITIL
6 51 (22.67%) MS Excel
7 49 (21.78%) Windows XP
8 44 (19.56%) VMware
9 41 (18.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (17.78%) DV Cleared
11 39 (17.33%) Telecoms
12 38 (16.89%) Finance
13 36 (16.00%) Firewall
13 36 (16.00%) HP
14 34 (15.11%) DNS
15 33 (14.67%) SCCM
16 30 (13.33%) Linux
17 29 (12.89%) DHCP
17 29 (12.89%) SC Cleared
18 28 (12.44%) MS Office
18 28 (12.44%) SLA
19 26 (11.56%) MS Exchange
20 23 (10.22%) Symantec
21 22 (9.78%) Citrix
21 22 (9.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
22 19 (8.44%) UNIX
23 18 (8.00%) SQL
23 18 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
23 18 (8.00%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 26 (11.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.56%) IIS
6 7 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.22%) Lync
7 5 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.89%) CMS
8 2 (0.89%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.89%) Railo
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 28 (12.44%) MS Office
3 5 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.78%) Office 365
2 2 (0.89%) GitHub
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.00%) Firewall
2 34 (15.11%) DNS
3 29 (12.89%) DHCP
4 16 (7.11%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.89%) LAN
6 9 (4.00%) VPN
6 9 (4.00%) Internet
7 6 (2.67%) SAN
7 6 (2.67%) Wireshark
8 5 (2.22%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.33%) LDAP
9 3 (1.33%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.33%) 3G
10 2 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.89%) Wireless
10 2 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.89%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.89%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.44%) Network Security
11 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.44%) QlikView
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.78%) MSI
2 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.89%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.89%) Valgrind
3 2 (0.89%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.44%) MSTest
4 1 (0.44%) Moq
4 1 (0.44%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.44%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.44%) Subversion
4 1 (0.44%) Maven
4 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 39 (17.33%) Telecoms
2 38 (16.89%) Finance
3 9 (4.00%) Military
4 3 (1.33%) Banking
4 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (21.33%) Analyst
2 23 (10.22%) Systems Administrator
2 23 (10.22%) Administrator
3 21 (9.33%) Desktop Support
3 21 (9.33%) Support Analyst
4 19 (8.44%) Support Engineer
4 19 (8.44%) Consultant
5 16 (7.11%) Service Analyst
5 16 (7.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (6.22%) Developer
7 13 (5.78%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (5.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (5.33%) Rollout Engineer
9 10 (4.44%) Storage Administrator
9 10 (4.44%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
10 9 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 9 (4.00%) Applications Packager
11 8 (3.56%) Architect
12 7 (3.11%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.78%) .NET
1 13 (5.78%) JSP
2 6 (2.67%) Web Services
2 6 (2.67%) Software Packaging
2 6 (2.67%) WCF
3 5 (2.22%) XML
4 4 (1.78%) CSS
4 4 (1.78%) HTML
5 3 (1.33%) SAML
5 3 (1.33%) jQuery
5 3 (1.33%) OAuth
5 3 (1.33%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.33%) SOAP
5 3 (1.33%) XACML
5 3 (1.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (0.89%) CSS3
6 2 (0.89%) HTML5
6 2 (0.89%) ColdBox
6 2 (0.89%) Ajax
6 2 (0.89%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.11%) IVR
3 5 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.33%) PKI
4 3 (1.33%) PDA
4 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.33%) iPhone
4 3 (1.33%) iPad
5 2 (0.89%) Open Source
5 2 (0.89%) EqualLogic
5 2 (0.89%) Clustering
5 2 (0.89%) Firmware
5 2 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.89%) CMDB
5 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.44%) EPoS
6 1 (0.44%) DTV
6 1 (0.44%) RIA
6 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 95 (42.22%) Windows 7
2 59 (26.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (21.78%) Windows XP
4 41 (18.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (13.33%) Linux
6 19 (8.44%) UNIX
7 18 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (7.56%) Windows 8
9 16 (7.11%) Apple iOS
10 14 (6.22%) Mac OS X
11 12 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.33%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.33%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.89%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.89%) Android
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.22%) ITIL
2 12 (5.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 12 (5.33%) ITIL V3
2 12 (5.33%) Software Distribution
3 11 (4.89%) Capacity Management
3 11 (4.89%) Migration
4 9 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
5 8 (3.56%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (3.56%) System Testing
6 7 (3.11%) Incident Management
6 7 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (3.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (2.67%) UML
7 6 (2.67%) Performance Testing
8 5 (2.22%) Data Protection
8 5 (2.22%) Test Automation
8 5 (2.22%) Waterfall
8 5 (2.22%) Matrix Management
8 5 (2.22%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.00%) SQL
1 18 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.11%) T-SQL
2 7 (3.11%) VB
3 6 (2.67%) Java
3 6 (2.67%) VBScript
4 5 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.22%) C
5 3 (1.33%) C#
5 3 (1.33%) C++
6 2 (0.89%) Perl
6 2 (0.89%) Python
6 2 (0.89%) Embedded C
6 2 (0.89%) Embedded C++
6 2 (0.89%) CFML
6 2 (0.89%) Assembly Language
6 2 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 40 (17.78%) DV Cleared
3 29 (12.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.22%) CCNP
4 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.78%) Degree
5 4 (1.78%) CISSP
6 3 (1.33%) MCSE
6 3 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.89%) MOS
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.44%) MCP
8 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) MCSA
8 1 (0.44%) CCNA
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.44%) SLA
2 12 (5.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 70 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (4.89%) vSphere
6 8 (3.56%) XenApp
6 8 (3.56%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.56%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.78%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.78%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.78%) UAG
9 3 (1.33%) vCloud
9 3 (1.33%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (14.67%) SCCM
2 22 (9.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 17 (7.56%) HP SIM
3 17 (7.56%) NetBackup
4 10 (4.44%) SCOM
5 9 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (3.11%) AppDNA
7 6 (2.67%) WSUS
8 5 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
8 5 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.33%) MIIS
9 3 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.89%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.89%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.89%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 100 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.56%) VMware
3 36 (16.00%) HP
4 23 (10.22%) Symantec
5 22 (9.78%) Citrix
6 17 (7.56%) McAfee
7 15 (6.67%) Cisco
8 11 (4.89%) 3PAR
9 8 (3.56%) Qualys
10 7 (3.11%) Dell
10 7 (3.11%) Infoblox
11 6 (2.67%) BT
12 5 (2.22%) Lumension
12 5 (2.22%) Verint
12 5 (2.22%) Computacenter
12 5 (2.22%) Genesys
12 5 (2.22%) Empirix
12 5 (2.22%) Siemens
13 4 (1.78%) Brocade
13 4 (1.78%) ProCurve
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