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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 8 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 81 128 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.11% 18.55% 9.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.31% 66.67% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 79 25
Median daily rate £375 £340 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £484 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £16.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.00 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £40.50 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
109 192 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.29% 27.83% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 125 41
Median daily rate £350 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £439 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £43.50 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 48 £400 +21.21% 7
Chippenham 0 11 £225 +87.50% 1
Salisbury -4 3 £365 -14.11% 1
Melksham 0 1 - -
Corsham -14 1 £160 -54.28% 2
Marlborough - 1 £158 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 61 (37.42%) Active Directory
2 50 (30.67%) Windows Server
3 45 (27.61%) VMware
4 40 (24.54%) ITIL
4 40 (24.54%) Security Cleared
5 37 (22.70%) Microsoft
6 34 (20.86%) C#
6 34 (20.86%) SC Cleared
7 33 (20.25%) Finance
8 30 (18.40%) .NET
8 30 (18.40%) Windows 7
9 25 (15.34%) Cisco
9 25 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (15.34%) Office 365
10 24 (14.72%) Apple
10 24 (14.72%) Migration
11 23 (14.11%) Web Development
11 23 (14.11%) MS Excel
11 23 (14.11%) Linux
12 22 (13.50%) Visual Studio
13 20 (12.27%) CSS
13 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
14 19 (11.66%) SQL
14 19 (11.66%) ASP.NET
14 19 (11.66%) IIS
14 19 (11.66%) MS Exchange
14 19 (11.66%) Sass
15 18 (11.04%) Sitecore
15 18 (11.04%) W3C

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 19 (11.66%) IIS
1 19 (11.66%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.43%) CMS
2 17 (10.43%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.29%) Confluence
5 7 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.07%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (14.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.43%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.45%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.61%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.34%) Office 365
2 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.23%) IaaS
4 2 (1.23%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (1.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.20%) Internet
2 12 (7.36%) Firewall
3 8 (4.91%) LAN
3 8 (4.91%) WAN
4 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.45%) DNS
6 4 (2.45%) SAN
6 4 (2.45%) VLAN
7 2 (1.23%) DHCP
7 2 (1.23%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.23%) SSL
7 2 (1.23%) VoIP
7 2 (1.23%) VPN
7 2 (1.23%) Wireless
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.61%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.68%) MySQL
6 5 (3.07%) MS Access
7 4 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (13.50%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.52%) JIRA
4 7 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (4.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.23%) Selenium
6 1 (0.61%) JBehave
6 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.61%) JMeter
6 1 (0.61%) JUnit
6 1 (0.61%) MSI
6 1 (0.61%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.61%) Subversion
6 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (20.25%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Military
3 3 (1.84%) Banking
3 3 (1.84%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (17.79%) Developer
2 23 (14.11%) Analyst
3 19 (11.66%) Support Engineer
4 15 (9.20%) Sitecore Developer
5 12 (7.36%) IT Support
5 12 (7.36%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (6.75%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.13%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (5.52%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Tester
9 8 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) DBA
9 8 (4.91%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.29%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.40%) .NET
2 20 (12.27%) CSS
3 19 (11.66%) ASP.NET
3 19 (11.66%) Sass
4 18 (11.04%) Ajax
4 18 (11.04%) HTML
5 16 (9.82%) Flash
5 16 (9.82%) jQuery
5 16 (9.82%) XSLT
6 7 (4.29%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (4.29%) WebCenter
7 3 (1.84%) Spring
8 2 (1.23%) Dropwizard
8 2 (1.23%) JSON
8 2 (1.23%) Software Packaging
8 2 (1.23%) Web Services
8 2 (1.23%) WinForms
8 2 (1.23%) XML
9 1 (0.61%) HTML5
9 1 (0.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.04%) W3C
2 15 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.59%) User Experience
4 10 (6.13%) Replication
5 9 (5.52%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (2.45%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.45%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.45%) CMDB
7 4 (2.45%) iPad
8 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.84%) RIA
8 3 (1.84%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.84%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.23%) CESG
9 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.67%) Windows Server
2 30 (18.40%) Windows 7
3 23 (14.11%) Linux
4 14 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.29%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (4.29%) Windows 10
7 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.45%) Android
8 4 (2.45%) Unix
8 4 (2.45%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.54%) ITIL
2 24 (14.72%) Migration
3 23 (14.11%) Web Development
4 17 (10.43%) Content Management
5 16 (9.82%) Service Management
6 13 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.75%) Performance Testing
8 10 (6.13%) Change Management
8 10 (6.13%) Front End Development
8 10 (6.13%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.52%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.52%) DevOps
10 8 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.91%) High Availability
10 8 (4.91%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.29%) Database Tuning
11 7 (4.29%) Microservices
11 7 (4.29%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.29%) Web Operations
12 6 (3.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.86%) C#
2 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
3 19 (11.66%) SQL
4 14 (8.59%) ActionScript
5 10 (6.13%) Java
6 9 (5.52%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.29%) C++
8 6 (3.68%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.07%) C
9 5 (3.07%) PHP
10 3 (1.84%) Python
10 3 (1.84%) VB
11 2 (1.23%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) VBScript
12 1 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 40 (24.54%) Security Cleared
2 34 (20.86%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.75%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.29%) CCNA
5 7 (4.29%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.84%) CCNP
8 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.23%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.23%) MCDST
8 2 (1.23%) MCITP
8 2 (1.23%) MCSE
8 2 (1.23%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (1.23%) SANS
8 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.61%) ISEB
9 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.43%) QA
2 6 (3.68%) SLA
3 4 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.23%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (37.42%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.52%) Docker
4 8 (4.91%) vSphere
5 5 (3.07%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.84%) XenApp
7 2 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (4.29%) Ansible
2 7 (4.29%) Icinga
2 7 (4.29%) Kibana
2 7 (4.29%) logstash
2 7 (4.29%) SCCM
3 5 (3.07%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.84%) Endace
5 2 (1.23%) Nagios
5 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.23%) vRealize
6 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.61%) Opsview
6 1 (0.61%) QRadar
6 1 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 45 (27.61%) VMware
2 37 (22.70%) Microsoft
3 25 (15.34%) Cisco
4 24 (14.72%) Apple
5 18 (11.04%) Sitecore
6 14 (8.59%) HP
7 13 (7.98%) Oracle
8 9 (5.52%) Citrix
9 7 (4.29%) Atlassian
9 7 (4.29%) Intel Security
9 7 (4.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.68%) Juniper
10 6 (3.68%) Splunk
11 5 (3.07%) SAP
12 4 (2.45%) Pegasus
12 4 (2.45%) QAD
13 3 (1.84%) Dell
13 3 (1.84%) F5
13 3 (1.84%) Veeam
14 2 (1.23%) Aruba
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
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