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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 146 65 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.51% 11.59% 12.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.49% 69.15% 61.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 35 29
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£263 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £158 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £600 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 23
Average hourly rate £20.06 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.73% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
177 94 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.86% 16.76% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 45 61
Average daily rate £300 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £147 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £525 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 31
Average hourly rate £20.06 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £36.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +3 76 £300 -18.64% 12
Salisbury +1 15 £110 -31.57% 1
Chippenham +5 1 - - 14
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Trowbridge - 1 - - 1
Marlborough - - - -
Corsham - - - - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 101 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 94 (41.23%) Windows 7
3 68 (29.82%) Active Directory
4 61 (26.75%) Security Cleared
5 58 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (25.00%) ITIL
7 50 (21.93%) MS Excel
7 50 (21.93%) Windows XP
8 44 (19.30%) VMware
9 40 (17.54%) Telecoms
10 39 (17.11%) Finance
10 39 (17.11%) HP
10 39 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 34 (14.91%) Firewall
13 32 (14.04%) DNS
13 32 (14.04%) SCCM
14 31 (13.60%) SC Cleared
14 31 (13.60%) Linux
15 30 (13.16%) MS Exchange
16 29 (12.72%) MS Office
17 27 (11.84%) DHCP
18 26 (11.40%) SLA
19 22 (9.65%) Symantec
19 22 (9.65%) UNIX
20 21 (9.21%) Citrix
20 21 (9.21%) PowerShell
21 20 (8.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
22 19 (8.33%) McAfee
22 19 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.51%) IIS
6 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.19%) Lync
8 5 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.88%) CMS
9 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.88%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.88%) Railo
9 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.44%) Apache
10 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 50 (21.93%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.72%) MS Office
3 7 (3.07%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.19%) Office 365
2 2 (0.88%) GitHub
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.91%) Firewall
2 32 (14.04%) DNS
3 27 (11.84%) DHCP
4 16 (7.02%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.39%) LAN
6 9 (3.95%) VPN
6 9 (3.95%) Internet
7 8 (3.51%) SAN
8 7 (3.07%) IP Telephony
9 6 (2.63%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.32%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.32%) LDAP
10 3 (1.32%) 3G
11 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.88%) Wireless
11 2 (0.88%) HTTP
11 2 (0.88%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.88%) SSH
12 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.44%) QlikView
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.44%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) DB2
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.44%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) MSI
2 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.88%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.88%) Valgrind
3 2 (0.88%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.44%) Maven
4 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.44%) Moq
4 1 (0.44%) MSTest
4 1 (0.44%) JUnit
4 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.44%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.44%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 40 (17.54%) Telecoms
2 39 (17.11%) Finance
3 9 (3.95%) Military
4 5 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.32%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (18.86%) Analyst
2 24 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 23 (10.09%) Administrator
4 22 (9.65%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (8.77%) Consultant
5 20 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 18 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 15 (6.58%) Service Analyst
7 15 (6.58%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (6.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (6.14%) Developer
9 12 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
9 12 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (4.82%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 9 (3.95%) Desktop Analyst
11 9 (3.95%) Applications Packager
12 8 (3.51%) Test Manager
12 8 (3.51%) Storage Administrator
12 8 (3.51%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.70%) .NET
1 13 (5.70%) JSP
2 6 (2.63%) Web Services
2 6 (2.63%) Software Packaging
2 6 (2.63%) WCF
3 5 (2.19%) XML
4 4 (1.75%) HTML
4 4 (1.75%) CSS
5 3 (1.32%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.32%) OAuth
5 3 (1.32%) jQuery
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 3 (1.32%) XACML
5 3 (1.32%) SOAP
5 3 (1.32%) SAML
6 2 (0.88%) WSH
6 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.88%) CSS3
6 2 (0.88%) HTML5
6 2 (0.88%) ColdBox
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.95%) IVR
2 5 (2.19%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.32%) PKI
3 3 (1.32%) PDA
3 3 (1.32%) iPhone
3 3 (1.32%) iPad
3 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.88%) Clustering
4 2 (0.88%) Firmware
4 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (0.88%) EqualLogic
4 2 (0.88%) Open Source
4 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (0.88%) CMDB
5 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.44%) RIA
5 1 (0.44%) EPoS
5 1 (0.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 94 (41.23%) Windows 7
2 58 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (21.93%) Windows XP
4 39 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (13.60%) Linux
6 22 (9.65%) UNIX
7 19 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (7.46%) Windows 8
9 16 (7.02%) Apple iOS
10 14 (6.14%) Mac OS X
11 12 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.32%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.32%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.88%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.88%) Android
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (5.26%) Software Distribution
2 12 (5.26%) ITIL V3
2 12 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
3 11 (4.82%) Migration
4 10 (4.39%) System Testing
5 9 (3.95%) Capacity Management
5 9 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (3.51%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (3.51%) Performance Testing
7 7 (3.07%) WFM
7 7 (3.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (3.07%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (3.07%) Software Engineering
7 7 (3.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (3.07%) Matrix Management
7 7 (3.07%) Test Automation
7 7 (3.07%) Waterfall
8 6 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.21%) PowerShell
2 18 (7.89%) SQL
3 8 (3.51%) VB
4 7 (3.07%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.07%) VBScript
5 6 (2.63%) Java
6 5 (2.19%) Ruby
6 5 (2.19%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.19%) Perl
6 5 (2.19%) C
6 5 (2.19%) Python
7 3 (1.32%) C#
7 3 (1.32%) C++
8 2 (0.88%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.88%) CFML
8 2 (0.88%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 61 (26.75%) Security Cleared
2 38 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 31 (13.60%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.19%) CCNP
4 5 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.75%) CISSP
5 4 (1.75%) Degree
6 3 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.32%) MCSE
7 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) MCP
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
8 1 (0.44%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.40%) SLA
2 12 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 68 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (4.39%) vSphere
6 8 (3.51%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.63%) vCloud
7 6 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.63%) XenApp
8 5 (2.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.19%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.75%) UAG
10 3 (1.32%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.44%) XenServer
11 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (14.04%) SCCM
2 20 (8.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 15 (6.58%) NetBackup
3 15 (6.58%) HP SIM
4 11 (4.82%) McAfee ePO
5 10 (4.39%) SCOM
6 7 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (3.07%) AppDNA
6 7 (3.07%) Cisco IPCC
7 6 (2.63%) WSUS
8 5 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.32%) MIIS
10 2 (0.88%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.88%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 101 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.30%) VMware
3 39 (17.11%) HP
4 22 (9.65%) Symantec
5 21 (9.21%) Citrix
6 19 (8.33%) McAfee
7 17 (7.46%) Cisco
8 11 (4.82%) 3PAR
9 8 (3.51%) Qualys
10 7 (3.07%) Verint
10 7 (3.07%) Infoblox
10 7 (3.07%) Genesys
10 7 (3.07%) Empirix
10 7 (3.07%) Siemens
10 7 (3.07%) Dell
11 6 (2.63%) BT
12 5 (2.19%) Lumension
12 5 (2.19%) Computacenter
13 4 (1.75%) Oracle
13 4 (1.75%) ProCurve
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