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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 95 145 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.24% 20.66% 11.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.63% 82.86% 69.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 65 35
Average daily rate
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£380 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £468 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 11
Average hourly rate £18.27 £20.06 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.94% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £30.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
147 175 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.94% 24.93% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 86 45
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £163 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 22
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +27.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -6 56 £400 +33.33% 17
Malmesbury 0 6 - -
Salisbury -1 5 £390 +262.79% 5
Chippenham 0 4 £205 - 7
Bradford-on-Avon - 2 - -
Trowbridge -1 1 - - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 108 (54.82%) Active Directory
2 77 (39.09%) Microsoft
3 69 (35.03%) Windows 7
4 67 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (32.49%) Security Cleared
6 46 (23.35%) VMware
7 43 (21.83%) Windows XP
8 41 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (19.80%) ITIL
10 38 (19.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (19.29%) SC Cleared
11 35 (17.77%) SQL
12 31 (15.74%) Linux
13 28 (14.21%) SCCM
14 27 (13.71%) DV Cleared
15 25 (12.69%) Firewall
16 24 (12.18%) MS Exchange
16 24 (12.18%) MS Excel
17 23 (11.68%) MS Office
17 23 (11.68%) Finance
17 23 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (11.17%) IIS
19 21 (10.66%) DNS
19 21 (10.66%) Migration
20 20 (10.15%) Oracle
21 18 (9.14%) Cisco
21 18 (9.14%) VMware ESXi
22 17 (8.63%) DHCP
22 17 (8.63%) SQL Server
22 17 (8.63%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (12.18%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.17%) IIS
3 17 (8.63%) SharePoint
4 15 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (6.60%) Lync
6 12 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.03%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.03%) Apache
9 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.52%) CMS
9 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.02%) JBoss
11 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
Applications
1 24 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.05%) Office 365
2 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.69%) Firewall
2 21 (10.66%) DNS
3 17 (8.63%) DHCP
4 16 (8.12%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.06%) Internet
6 7 (3.55%) WAN
6 7 (3.55%) LAN
7 5 (2.54%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.54%) SAN
8 4 (2.03%) VoIP
8 4 (2.03%) VLAN
8 4 (2.03%) NAS
9 3 (1.52%) Network Security
9 3 (1.52%) Multicast
9 3 (1.52%) LDAP
10 2 (1.02%) MQTT
10 2 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (1.02%) Wireless
10 2 (1.02%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.52%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.51%) DB2
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (4.57%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.51%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 23 (11.68%) Finance
2 9 (4.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.52%) Marketing
4 2 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.51%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Publishing
5 1 (0.51%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (14.21%) Support Engineer
2 20 (10.15%) Desktop Support
3 19 (9.64%) Analyst
4 18 (9.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 15 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (6.09%) Designer
8 11 (5.58%) Developer
9 10 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.08%) Administrator
10 9 (4.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (4.57%) Service Analyst
11 8 (4.06%) Architect
11 8 (4.06%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.06%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.06%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (3.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.09%) .NET
2 10 (5.08%) Web Services
2 10 (5.08%) XML
3 9 (4.57%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.57%) jQuery
4 7 (3.55%) SOAP
5 6 (3.05%) XSD
6 5 (2.54%) HTML
6 5 (2.54%) WPF
7 4 (2.03%) CSS
7 4 (2.03%) J2EE
8 3 (1.52%) Ajax
9 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.02%) XSLT
9 2 (1.02%) Flash
9 2 (1.02%) iOS SDK
9 2 (1.02%) Sass
9 2 (1.02%) Android SDK
10 1 (0.51%) MvvmCross
10 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.57%) User Experience
3 7 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.55%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.54%) NHS
4 5 (2.54%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.54%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.52%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.02%) W3C
6 2 (1.02%) Clustering
6 2 (1.02%) iPhone
7 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.51%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (35.03%) Windows 7
2 67 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (21.83%) Windows XP
4 41 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (19.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (15.74%) Linux
7 15 (7.61%) UNIX
8 11 (5.58%) Solaris
9 9 (4.57%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.05%) Android
11 4 (2.03%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.03%) AIX
12 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.51%) CentOS
13 1 (0.51%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.80%) ITIL
2 21 (10.66%) Migration
3 10 (5.08%) Data Protection
4 7 (3.55%) Release Management
4 7 (3.55%) Information Security
4 7 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (3.05%) MVC
5 6 (3.05%) Service Management
6 5 (2.54%) Problem Management
6 5 (2.54%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (2.03%) Software Engineering
7 4 (2.03%) UML
7 4 (2.03%) Change Management
8 3 (1.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.52%) Security Management
8 3 (1.52%) Asset Management
8 3 (1.52%) E-Commerce
8 3 (1.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.52%) PRINCE
8 3 (1.52%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.77%) SQL
2 11 (5.58%) T-SQL
2 11 (5.58%) VBScript
2 11 (5.58%) VB
3 10 (5.08%) Java
4 9 (4.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.57%) C#
5 7 (3.55%) Perl
5 7 (3.55%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.05%) C++
7 5 (2.54%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.54%) C
8 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.52%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.52%) Python
10 2 (1.02%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.02%) Delphi
11 1 (0.51%) Ada
11 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 64 (32.49%) Security Cleared
2 38 (19.29%) SC Cleared
3 27 (13.71%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.55%) RHCE
5 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.54%) Degree
7 4 (2.03%) MCSE
7 4 (2.03%) MCSA
8 3 (1.52%) CCNA
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.02%) MCITP
9 2 (1.02%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.02%) CISA
9 2 (1.02%) CISM
9 2 (1.02%) CISSP
9 2 (1.02%) MCP
9 2 (1.02%) HNC
10 1 (0.51%) HND
10 1 (0.51%) CCIE
10 1 (0.51%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) SLA
2 4 (2.03%) QA
System Software
1 108 (54.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.14%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.09%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (4.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (3.55%) Samba
7 6 (3.05%) DFS Replication
8 4 (2.03%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.52%) vSphere
10 1 (0.51%) XenApp
10 1 (0.51%) NFS
10 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (14.21%) SCCM
2 14 (7.11%) WSUS
3 13 (6.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (5.58%) SCOM
5 8 (4.06%) SCVMM
6 7 (3.55%) SCOrch
6 7 (3.55%) SCSM
7 4 (2.03%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.51%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 77 (39.09%) Microsoft
2 46 (23.35%) VMware
3 20 (10.15%) Oracle
4 18 (9.14%) Cisco
5 15 (7.61%) McAfee
6 9 (4.57%) Dell
6 9 (4.57%) Citrix
7 8 (4.06%) Apple
8 7 (3.55%) Sun
9 6 (3.05%) HP
9 6 (3.05%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.03%) Lotus
10 4 (2.03%) Google
10 4 (2.03%) Brocade
11 3 (1.52%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.52%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.52%) F5
11 3 (1.52%) Symantec
11 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.52%) Nokia
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