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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 92 105 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.90% 16.67% 11.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.97% 81.40% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £244 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.58% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £120 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 8
Average hourly rate £17.16 £21.28 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.34% +37.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.70 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £37.50 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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
118 129 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.82% 20.48% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 65 59
Average daily rate £350 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £144 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.50 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 55 £355 +42.00% 19
Corsham -6 8 £338 -34.14%
Salisbury +3 3 £420 +191.66% 4
Chippenham +1 3 - - 5
Trowbridge - 1 - - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 112 (61.20%) Active Directory
2 79 (43.17%) Microsoft
3 66 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (35.52%) Security Cleared
5 58 (31.69%) VMware
6 57 (31.15%) Windows 7
7 48 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (24.04%) SC Cleared
9 41 (22.40%) Windows XP
10 39 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (20.77%) SQL
12 32 (17.49%) ITIL
13 30 (16.39%) Linux
14 29 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (15.30%) SCCM
15 28 (15.30%) MS Office
16 26 (14.21%) Oracle
16 26 (14.21%) MS Exchange
17 24 (13.11%) MS Excel
18 22 (12.02%) SQL Server
18 22 (12.02%) Cisco
19 20 (10.93%) TCP/IP
19 20 (10.93%) DV Cleared
20 19 (10.38%) Firewall
21 17 (9.29%) SharePoint
21 17 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2013
22 16 (8.74%) Data Centre
22 16 (8.74%) Office 365
22 16 (8.74%) IIS
22 16 (8.74%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 26 (14.21%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (8.74%) IIS
4 13 (7.10%) Lync
5 7 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.83%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.73%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.19%) Apache
7 4 (2.19%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.64%) JBoss
8 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.09%) CMS
9 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 28 (15.30%) MS Office
2 24 (13.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.93%) TCP/IP
2 19 (10.38%) Firewall
3 14 (7.65%) DNS
4 12 (6.56%) DHCP
5 11 (6.01%) SAN
6 6 (3.28%) Internet
6 6 (3.28%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.73%) LAN
8 4 (2.19%) WAN
8 4 (2.19%) NAS
8 4 (2.19%) VLAN
9 3 (1.64%) Multicast
9 3 (1.64%) LDAP
9 3 (1.64%) VoIP
10 2 (1.09%) WLAN
10 2 (1.09%) HTTP
10 2 (1.09%) VPN
10 2 (1.09%) MPLS
10 2 (1.09%) SSL
10 2 (1.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.55%) DB2
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.64%) Subversion
2 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (8.74%) Finance
2 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (0.55%) Publishing
5 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (13.66%) Support Engineer
2 20 (10.93%) Desktop Support
3 17 (9.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 16 (8.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (8.74%) Designer
5 15 (8.20%) Analyst
6 12 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (6.56%) Technical Support
6 12 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (6.01%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 11 (6.01%) Senior Designer
7 11 (6.01%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.46%) Administrator
8 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.28%) .NET
2 5 (2.73%) XML
2 5 (2.73%) HTML
3 4 (2.19%) jQuery
3 4 (2.19%) J2EE
3 4 (2.19%) CSS
3 4 (2.19%) SOAP
4 3 (1.64%) Web Services
4 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.64%) XSLT
5 2 (1.09%) Flash
5 2 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.09%) Ajax
5 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.09%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (1.09%) REST
5 2 (1.09%) Sass
5 2 (1.09%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.09%) WCF
5 2 (1.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.28%) User Experience
5 5 (2.73%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (2.73%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.19%) NHS
6 4 (2.19%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.19%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.19%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.09%) W3C
7 2 (1.09%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) IVR
8 1 (0.55%) Economics
8 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.55%) Derivative
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 66 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 57 (31.15%) Windows 7
3 48 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (22.40%) Windows XP
5 39 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (16.39%) Linux
7 15 (8.20%) UNIX
7 15 (8.20%) Solaris
8 10 (5.46%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.73%) AIX
10 4 (2.19%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.64%) Android
12 2 (1.09%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.55%) CentOS
13 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.55%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.49%) ITIL
2 16 (8.74%) Migration
3 11 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (4.92%) PRINCE
5 8 (4.37%) Release Management
6 7 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (2.73%) Database Security
7 5 (2.73%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (2.73%) Data Protection
7 5 (2.73%) Configuration Management
7 5 (2.73%) ETL
7 5 (2.73%) Asset Management
7 5 (2.73%) Information Security
8 4 (2.19%) Service Management
9 3 (1.64%) E-Commerce
9 3 (1.64%) Web Development
9 3 (1.64%) WFM
9 3 (1.64%) Performance Management
9 3 (1.64%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.77%) SQL
2 12 (6.56%) Perl
3 11 (6.01%) Java
3 11 (6.01%) VBScript
4 10 (5.46%) VB
4 10 (5.46%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.37%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.73%) C#
6 5 (2.73%) Python
6 5 (2.73%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.19%) C
8 3 (1.64%) C++
8 3 (1.64%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.09%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.09%) PHP
10 1 (0.55%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.55%) Jython
10 1 (0.55%) Ruby
10 1 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 65 (35.52%) Security Cleared
2 44 (24.04%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.93%) DV Cleared
4 11 (6.01%) RHCE
5 7 (3.83%) MCSE
5 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.19%) Degree
7 3 (1.64%) CCNA
8 2 (1.09%) MCSA
8 2 (1.09%) MCP
8 2 (1.09%) HNC
8 2 (1.09%) MCITP
8 2 (1.09%) MOS
9 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.55%) HND
9 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 112 (61.20%) Active Directory
2 29 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.65%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (6.56%) Hyper-V
5 11 (6.01%) Samba
6 9 (4.92%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (4.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.19%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.19%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.64%) vSphere
9 3 (1.64%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.55%) Xen
10 1 (0.55%) XenApp
10 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (15.30%) SCCM
2 12 (6.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (6.01%) WSUS
4 10 (5.46%) SCOM
5 7 (3.83%) SCVMM
6 6 (3.28%) SCOrch
7 5 (2.73%) SCSM
8 2 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.09%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.55%) Puppet
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.55%) Nagios
9 1 (0.55%) AppManager
9 1 (0.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 79 (43.17%) Microsoft
2 58 (31.69%) VMware
3 26 (14.21%) Oracle
4 22 (12.02%) Cisco
5 13 (7.10%) McAfee
6 11 (6.01%) Sun
7 7 (3.83%) Lotus
8 6 (3.28%) Dell
8 6 (3.28%) Citrix
9 5 (2.73%) Apple
9 5 (2.73%) Brocade
10 4 (2.19%) Google
10 4 (2.19%) HP
11 3 (1.64%) IBM
11 3 (1.64%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.64%) Symantec
12 2 (1.09%) Remedy
12 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.09%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
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