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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 69 69 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.50% 13.50% 12.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.89% 62.73% 58.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £265 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -31.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £143 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £434 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.31 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.96% +22.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £12.80 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.80 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
108 110 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.44% 21.53% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 65 73
Average daily rate £355 £300 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 19
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.31 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 42 £375 +35.13% 17
Trowbridge 0 4 £355 -13.93%
Salisbury -1 1 £350 -
Calne - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 5
Corsham - - - - 3
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 77 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 69 (41.82%) Active Directory
3 61 (36.97%) Windows 7
4 50 (30.30%) Security Cleared
5 44 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (25.45%) VMware
7 38 (23.03%) Windows XP
8 37 (22.42%) ITIL
9 35 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (20.61%) MS Exchange
11 33 (20.00%) DNS
11 33 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 30 (18.18%) Cisco
12 30 (18.18%) DHCP
12 30 (18.18%) MS Excel
13 27 (16.36%) Firewall
14 26 (15.76%) Finance
15 25 (15.15%) SQL
16 24 (14.55%) DV Cleared
17 22 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (13.33%) MS Office
18 21 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (12.12%) SCCM
19 20 (12.12%) Telecoms
20 19 (11.52%) Migration
20 19 (11.52%) Symantec
20 19 (11.52%) Citrix
21 17 (10.30%) HP
21 17 (10.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
22 16 (9.70%) XenDesktop

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (20.61%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (4.85%) IIS
5 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.03%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.42%) Lync
7 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.21%) Railo
9 2 (1.21%) CMS
9 2 (1.21%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.61%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.33%) MS Office
3 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.00%) DNS
2 30 (18.18%) DHCP
3 27 (16.36%) Firewall
4 15 (9.09%) LAN
4 15 (9.09%) VoIP
5 12 (7.27%) VPN
6 9 (5.45%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.45%) Wireless
7 8 (4.85%) WAN
8 7 (4.24%) Internet
9 6 (3.64%) SAN
10 5 (3.03%) VLAN
11 4 (2.42%) IP Telephony
11 4 (2.42%) MPLS
11 4 (2.42%) WLAN
12 3 (1.82%) SMTP
12 3 (1.82%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.82%) 3G
12 3 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.21%) DB2
3 1 (0.61%) MS Access
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.67%) MSI
2 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.21%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (15.76%) Finance
2 20 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.24%) Banking
3 7 (4.24%) Military
4 6 (3.64%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.64%) Retail
5 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (16.97%) Consultant
2 22 (13.33%) Analyst
3 14 (8.48%) Support Engineer
4 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (6.06%) Architect
5 9 (5.45%) Developer
5 9 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (5.45%) Network Engineer
5 9 (5.45%) Administrator
6 8 (4.85%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (4.85%) Service Analyst
6 8 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Storage Administrator
7 7 (4.24%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.64%) Technical Support
8 6 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.03%) IT Consultant
9 5 (3.03%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.45%) .NET
2 6 (3.64%) Sencha Touch
2 6 (3.64%) Apache Cordova
2 6 (3.64%) RESTful
3 5 (3.03%) JSP
4 4 (2.42%) PhoneGap
4 4 (2.42%) REST
4 4 (2.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.82%) HTML
5 3 (1.82%) CSS
5 3 (1.82%) jQuery
6 2 (1.21%) HTML5
6 2 (1.21%) CSS3
6 2 (1.21%) ColdBox
6 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (1.21%) XML
6 2 (1.21%) J2EE
7 1 (0.61%) XSLT
7 1 (0.61%) SOAP
7 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.42%) iPhone
3 4 (2.42%) Open Source
4 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.82%) PDA
4 3 (1.82%) iPad
4 3 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.82%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.21%) User Experience
5 2 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.21%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.21%) IVR
5 2 (1.21%) Handset
5 2 (1.21%) PKI
6 1 (0.61%) EPoS
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) Clustering
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.97%) Windows 7
2 44 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (23.03%) Windows XP
4 35 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (9.09%) Linux
7 13 (7.88%) UNIX
8 9 (5.45%) Apple iOS
9 8 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (4.24%) Windows Vista
10 7 (4.24%) Android
11 6 (3.64%) Windows NT
12 5 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (3.03%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.82%) Solaris
13 3 (1.82%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.42%) ITIL
2 19 (11.52%) Migration
3 11 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 10 (6.06%) System Testing
5 8 (4.85%) Capacity Management
5 8 (4.85%) Scrum
6 6 (3.64%) Android Development
6 6 (3.64%) iOS Development
6 6 (3.64%) TOGAF
7 5 (3.03%) PRINCE
7 5 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.03%) Identity Management
7 5 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.42%) Data Migration
8 4 (2.42%) Service Management
8 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.82%) CAD
9 3 (1.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (1.82%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.15%) SQL
2 8 (4.85%) C#
3 7 (4.24%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.42%) VBScript
5 4 (2.42%) C
6 2 (1.21%) Jython
6 2 (1.21%) Korn
6 2 (1.21%) CFML
6 2 (1.21%) Java
6 2 (1.21%) VB
6 2 (1.21%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.61%) VBA
7 1 (0.61%) Perl
7 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 33 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 24 (14.55%) DV Cleared
4 16 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (7.27%) MCSE
7 7 (4.24%) CCNA
8 6 (3.64%) CISSP
9 3 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.21%) CISA
10 2 (1.21%) CISM
10 2 (1.21%) Degree
10 2 (1.21%) CCNP
11 1 (0.61%) MCP
11 1 (0.61%) HNC
11 1 (0.61%) MCSA
11 1 (0.61%) ISEB
11 1 (0.61%) CCA
11 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) SLA
2 6 (3.64%) JSP 440
2 6 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.82%) QA
4 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (41.82%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.70%) XenDesktop
4 15 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (5.45%) vSphere
7 7 (4.24%) XenApp
8 5 (3.03%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.42%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.82%) MetaFrame
10 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.21%) XenServer
12 1 (0.61%) Firmware
12 1 (0.61%) Snort
12 1 (0.61%) Nmap
12 1 (0.61%) Samba
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (12.12%) SCCM
2 17 (10.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.85%) HP SIM
5 7 (4.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (4.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (2.42%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.21%) SCOM
7 2 (1.21%) Nessus
8 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.61%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 77 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 42 (25.45%) VMware
3 30 (18.18%) Cisco
4 19 (11.52%) Symantec
4 19 (11.52%) Citrix
5 17 (10.30%) HP
6 7 (4.24%) McAfee
6 7 (4.24%) Dell
6 7 (4.24%) Avaya
6 7 (4.24%) 3PAR
7 6 (3.64%) Sencha
7 6 (3.64%) Juniper
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle
8 5 (3.03%) Lotus
8 5 (3.03%) SonicWALL
9 4 (2.42%) Polycom
10 3 (1.82%) SAP
10 3 (1.82%) Remedy
10 3 (1.82%) Sophos
10 3 (1.82%) AppSense
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Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £175 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
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Rate: £90 - £120 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago