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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 107 88 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.20% 11.64% 20.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.93% 63.31% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 35 65
Median daily rate £388 £390 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +41.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £145 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 21 21
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +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
153 139 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.02% 18.39% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 62 86
Median daily rate £375 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £181 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 29 21
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 30 August 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
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 30 August 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 +5 54 £400 - 7
Chippenham +3 20 £200 -2.43% 3
Corsham - 10 £406 -
Malmesbury 0 4 £320 -
Salisbury +1 2 £284 -27.24% 2
Trowbridge -3 1 - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 93 (42.66%) Microsoft
2 79 (36.24%) Windows Server
3 74 (33.94%) Active Directory
4 63 (28.90%) Security Cleared
5 61 (27.98%) VMware
6 44 (20.18%) SQL
7 38 (17.43%) ITIL
7 38 (17.43%) Windows 7
8 36 (16.51%) Finance
9 33 (15.14%) SQL Server
9 33 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (15.14%) SC Cleared
10 32 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (14.68%) Linux
11 31 (14.22%) Firewall
12 28 (12.84%) MS Office
13 27 (12.39%) Migration
14 26 (11.93%) Cisco
15 24 (11.01%) SCCM
16 21 (9.63%) MS Exchange
17 19 (8.72%) MS Excel
17 19 (8.72%) .NET
17 19 (8.72%) DNS
17 19 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (8.26%) Office 365
18 18 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (8.26%) Citrix
18 18 (8.26%) Juniper
18 18 (8.26%) Web Services

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 21 (9.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (4.59%) IBM Notes
4 9 (4.13%) IIS
5 7 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.21%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.29%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.38%) Confluence
9 2 (0.92%) CMS
9 2 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (12.84%) MS Office
2 19 (8.72%) MS Excel
3 15 (6.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.92%) Simulink
5 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.26%) Office 365
3 11 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.21%) IaaS
4 7 (3.21%) PaaS
5 5 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.22%) Firewall
2 19 (8.72%) DNS
3 18 (8.26%) DHCP
4 17 (7.80%) VPN
5 15 (6.88%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (6.42%) Junos
6 14 (6.42%) Wireshark
7 13 (5.96%) tcpdump
8 12 (5.50%) WAN
9 10 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (4.59%) LAN
10 8 (3.67%) SAN
11 7 (3.21%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.83%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.83%) VLAN
13 3 (1.38%) Intranet
13 3 (1.38%) Network Security
13 3 (1.38%) SNMP
13 3 (1.38%) SSL
14 2 (0.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.21%) MySQL
4 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.46%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.96%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.21%) Subversion
3 7 (3.21%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.83%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.38%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.38%) JIRA
5 3 (1.38%) MSI
5 3 (1.38%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.38%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.92%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.46%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.46%) MSTest
7 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 36 (16.51%) Finance
2 11 (5.05%) Banking
3 5 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.83%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.38%) Games
6 2 (0.92%) Back Office
6 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (19.27%) Architect
1 42 (19.27%) Support Engineer
2 24 (11.01%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (9.63%) Consultant
4 19 (8.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 19 (8.72%) Developer
5 18 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (7.80%) Network Engineer
7 16 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (6.88%) Network Support
8 15 (6.88%) Technical Architect
9 14 (6.42%) Network Support Engineer
10 13 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.96%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (5.50%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support
13 9 (4.13%) Analyst
14 8 (3.67%) .NET Developer
14 8 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
15 7 (3.21%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.72%) .NET
2 18 (8.26%) Web Services
3 12 (5.50%) XML
4 11 (5.05%) Middleware
5 9 (4.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.13%) XSD
6 6 (2.75%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.75%) HTML
7 5 (2.29%) HTML5
7 5 (2.29%) REST
7 5 (2.29%) WPF
7 5 (2.29%) WSDL
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.83%) SOAP
9 3 (1.38%) CSS
9 3 (1.38%) jQuery
10 2 (0.92%) OpenGL
10 2 (0.92%) WCF
11 1 (0.46%) Ajax
11 1 (0.46%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.59%) Client/Server
2 9 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (2.75%) Replication
4 5 (2.29%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.29%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.29%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.83%) NHS
5 4 (1.83%) Streaming Video
5 4 (1.83%) Video Editing
6 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.92%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.92%) W3C
8 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.46%) iPhone
8 1 (0.46%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 79 (36.24%) Windows Server
2 38 (17.43%) Windows 7
3 32 (14.68%) Linux
3 32 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (6.42%) Windows 10
7 12 (5.50%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.29%) Solaris
8 5 (2.29%) Unix
9 4 (1.83%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.38%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.46%) Android
11 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.43%) ITIL
2 27 (12.39%) Migration
3 18 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (6.42%) Network Design
4 14 (6.42%) Service Delivery
5 12 (5.50%) TOGAF
6 11 (5.05%) PRINCE2
7 10 (4.59%) DevOps
8 9 (4.13%) Problem Management
8 9 (4.13%) Scrum
9 8 (3.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (3.67%) Open Source
10 7 (3.21%) High Availability
10 7 (3.21%) Microservices
10 7 (3.21%) Project Planning
10 7 (3.21%) Service Management
10 7 (3.21%) SOA
10 7 (3.21%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (2.75%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (2.75%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.18%) SQL
2 12 (5.50%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.05%) C#
3 11 (5.05%) C++
4 6 (2.75%) C
4 6 (2.75%) Java
5 5 (2.29%) Ada
6 4 (1.83%) VB
6 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.92%) VBScript
9 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.46%) Delphi
9 1 (0.46%) MapBasic
9 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (28.90%) Security Cleared
2 33 (15.14%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.42%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.75%) CCNA
5 6 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.29%) MCSA
6 5 (2.29%) MCSD
6 5 (2.29%) MCSE
7 4 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.83%) HNC
8 1 (0.46%) CCNP
8 1 (0.46%) Degree
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.46%) PMP
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.50%) SLA
2 5 (2.29%) HL7
3 4 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.92%) QA
6 1 (0.46%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 74 (33.94%) Active Directory
2 33 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.59%) Docker
3 10 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.13%) vSphere
5 8 (3.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.75%) Xen
7 5 (2.29%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.92%) Firmware
9 2 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.46%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (11.01%) SCCM
2 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (3.21%) SCOM
2 7 (3.21%) WSUS
2 7 (3.21%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (1.38%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.92%) Control-M
6 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.46%) Endace
6 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.46%) SCSM
6 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 93 (42.66%) Microsoft
2 61 (27.98%) VMware
3 26 (11.93%) Cisco
4 18 (8.26%) Citrix
4 18 (8.26%) Juniper
5 16 (7.34%) CheckPoint
6 11 (5.05%) Oracle
7 10 (4.59%) Lotus
8 8 (3.67%) HP
9 5 (2.29%) Apple
10 4 (1.83%) CA
10 4 (1.83%) Qualys
10 4 (1.83%) SAP
10 4 (1.83%) Siebel
10 4 (1.83%) Veritas
11 3 (1.38%) Murex
11 3 (1.38%) Sun
11 3 (1.38%) Symantec
11 3 (1.38%) Veeam
12 2 (0.92%) AppSense
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago