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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 115 105 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.45% 16.54% 13.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.18% 87.50% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 45 52
Median daily rate £358 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £145 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.02% -3.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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
149 120 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.61% 18.90% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 49 78
Median daily rate £375 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.60 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £21.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 28 May 2016.

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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 56 £350 -6.66% 8
Chippenham +1 11 £250 -28.57% 4
Salisbury +1 11 £355 -21.11% 1
Corsham -10 4 £375 +7.14% 2
Trowbridge 0 2 £500 -
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Melksham - 1 £125 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 115 (49.36%) Active Directory
2 95 (40.77%) Microsoft
3 92 (39.48%) VMware
4 88 (37.77%) Windows Server
5 68 (29.18%) Security Cleared
6 58 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 54 (23.18%) ITIL
8 52 (22.32%) SQL Server
9 50 (21.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (18.88%) Windows 7
11 43 (18.45%) SC Cleared
12 42 (18.03%) MS Exchange
13 40 (17.17%) SQL
14 36 (15.45%) Linux
15 33 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (12.88%) Windows Server 2003
16 30 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (12.02%) SCCM
18 26 (11.16%) .NET
19 23 (9.87%) Firewall
19 23 (9.87%) Cisco
20 22 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2007
20 22 (9.44%) PowerShell
20 22 (9.44%) VMware ESXi
21 21 (9.01%) MS Office
21 21 (9.01%) Web Services
21 21 (9.01%) Migration
21 21 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
22 20 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
23 19 (8.15%) vSphere

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 42 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (5.58%) IIS
6 9 (3.86%) IBM Notes
6 9 (3.86%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.72%) Apache
8 4 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.72%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.29%) Confluence
9 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (9.01%) MS Office
2 16 (6.87%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.43%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.29%) Office 365
3 9 (3.86%) SaaS
4 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.72%) IaaS
5 4 (1.72%) PaaS
6 2 (0.86%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.87%) Firewall
2 18 (7.73%) Remote Desktop
2 18 (7.73%) SAN
3 16 (6.87%) WAN
4 14 (6.01%) DNS
4 14 (6.01%) LAN
5 12 (5.15%) DHCP
6 10 (4.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.58%) IP Telephony
8 4 (1.72%) LDAP
8 4 (1.72%) Network Security
8 4 (1.72%) VLAN
9 3 (1.29%) Internet
9 3 (1.29%) Intranet
9 3 (1.29%) VoIP
10 2 (0.86%) NAS
10 2 (0.86%) Skype
10 2 (0.86%) VPN
11 1 (0.43%) Multicast
11 1 (0.43%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.00%) MySQL
5 5 (2.15%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.43%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.43%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.29%) JIRA
3 3 (1.29%) NetBeans
3 3 (1.29%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.29%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.43%) MSTest
4 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 14 (6.01%) Finance
2 3 (1.29%) Banking
2 3 (1.29%) Games
2 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.43%) Back Office
4 1 (0.43%) Local Government
4 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (14.16%) Support Engineer
2 31 (13.30%) Architect
3 26 (11.16%) Developer
4 20 (8.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (7.73%) Windows Engineer
6 15 (6.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 15 (6.44%) Analyst
7 14 (6.01%) IT Engineer
7 14 (6.01%) IT Support
8 12 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (5.15%) Infrastructure Support
8 12 (5.15%) Server Engineer
8 12 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.72%) Desktop Support
10 10 (4.29%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.29%) Consultant
10 10 (4.29%) Technical Architect
10 10 (4.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.16%) .NET
2 21 (9.01%) Web Services
3 9 (3.86%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.86%) REST
4 8 (3.43%) XML
4 8 (3.43%) XSD
5 7 (3.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.00%) CSS
5 7 (3.00%) jQuery
6 6 (2.58%) HTML
6 6 (2.58%) HTML5
7 5 (2.15%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.15%) CSS3
7 5 (2.15%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (2.15%) LESS
7 5 (2.15%) WPF
8 4 (1.72%) SOAP
8 4 (1.72%) WSDL
9 2 (0.86%) J2EE
9 2 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.30%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.29%) Replication
4 6 (2.58%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.58%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.15%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.15%) User Experience
5 5 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.29%) CESG
7 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.29%) Clustering
7 3 (1.29%) NHS
8 2 (0.86%) DataPower
8 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 88 (37.77%) Windows Server
2 50 (21.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (18.88%) Windows 7
4 36 (15.45%) Linux
5 33 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (12.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (7.73%) Windows XP
8 15 (6.44%) Unix
9 6 (2.58%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.72%) Android
11 4 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.86%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.43%) Solaris
13 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.18%) ITIL
2 21 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (9.01%) Migration
3 15 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (5.15%) Problem Management
4 12 (5.15%) Service Delivery
5 11 (4.72%) MVC
5 11 (4.72%) Service Management
6 9 (3.86%) ITSM
6 9 (3.86%) Network Design
7 8 (3.43%) Incident Management
7 8 (3.43%) SOA
8 7 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (2.58%) Capacity Management
9 6 (2.58%) High Availability
9 6 (2.58%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.58%) TOGAF
10 5 (2.15%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (2.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.17%) SQL
2 22 (9.44%) PowerShell
3 16 (6.87%) C#
4 14 (6.01%) Java
5 12 (5.15%) C++
6 9 (3.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.58%) C
8 5 (2.15%) Ada
8 5 (2.15%) Python
8 5 (2.15%) VB
9 4 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.29%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.86%) Perl
11 2 (0.86%) VBScript
12 1 (0.43%) MapBasic
12 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (29.18%) Security Cleared
2 43 (18.45%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.58%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.58%) MCSE
5 12 (5.15%) MCSA
6 10 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (2.58%) Degree
8 5 (2.15%) CCNA
8 5 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.15%) HND
9 4 (1.72%) MCSD
10 2 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.43%) HNC
11 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.58%) SLA
2 5 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.15%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.72%) HL7
4 3 (1.29%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 115 (49.36%) Active Directory
2 58 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.44%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (8.15%) vSphere
5 17 (7.30%) Hyper-V
6 16 (6.87%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.58%) Xen
8 4 (1.72%) Docker
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (12.02%) SCCM
2 19 (8.15%) WSUS
3 11 (4.72%) ZABBIX
4 6 (2.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.29%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.43%) Control-M
6 1 (0.43%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.43%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 95 (40.77%) Microsoft
2 92 (39.48%) VMware
3 23 (9.87%) Cisco
4 17 (7.30%) Citrix
5 13 (5.58%) HP
5 13 (5.58%) NetApp
6 10 (4.29%) Oracle
7 9 (3.86%) IBM
7 9 (3.86%) Lotus
8 8 (3.43%) Sophos
9 7 (3.00%) Apple
9 7 (3.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.15%) Dell
11 4 (1.72%) CA
11 4 (1.72%) Forcepoint
11 4 (1.72%) SAP
11 4 (1.72%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.72%) Veeam
12 2 (0.86%) AppSense
12 2 (0.86%) CheckPoint
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Salisbury
Spectrum IT
Rate: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago