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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 101 90 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.37% 12.80% 12.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.80% 66.18% 59.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £152 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.91 £13.69 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.58% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.44 £17.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
125 136 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.78% 19.35% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 71 64
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 13
Average hourly rate £20.06 £13.69 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.58% -11.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +8 56 £375 +17.64% 18
Chippenham -1 3 £350 - 6
Trowbridge -1 2 £278 -44.50% 3
Salisbury +5 1 £450 +12.50% 7
Corsham - 1 £365 - 2
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 87 (50.29%) Active Directory
2 77 (44.51%) Microsoft
3 54 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (30.64%) Security Cleared
5 50 (28.90%) VMware
6 45 (26.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (25.43%) SQL
8 43 (24.86%) Windows 7
9 40 (23.12%) SC Cleared
10 36 (20.81%) MS Exchange
11 35 (20.23%) Windows XP
11 35 (20.23%) Cisco
12 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (14.45%) MS Excel
14 25 (14.45%) SQL Server
14 25 (14.45%) MS Office
15 23 (13.29%) Linux
16 22 (12.72%) Oracle
16 22 (12.72%) ITIL
16 22 (12.72%) Finance
17 21 (12.14%) SCCM
18 20 (11.56%) IIS
19 19 (10.98%) DNS
19 19 (10.98%) Firewall
20 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
20 18 (10.40%) SharePoint
21 17 (9.83%) Office 365
22 16 (9.25%) DHCP
22 16 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (20.81%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.56%) IIS
3 18 (10.40%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.20%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (4.05%) IBM Notes
6 7 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (4.05%) Lync
7 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.31%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.73%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.73%) JBoss
10 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.16%) CMS
11 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (14.45%) MS Excel
1 25 (14.45%) MS Office
2 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.98%) DNS
1 19 (10.98%) Firewall
2 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
3 16 (9.25%) DHCP
4 15 (8.67%) VoIP
5 14 (8.09%) SAN
6 9 (5.20%) Internet
6 9 (5.20%) WAN
6 9 (5.20%) LAN
7 8 (4.62%) VLAN
8 7 (4.05%) Wireless
9 6 (3.47%) VPN
10 5 (2.89%) MPLS
11 4 (2.31%) NAS
11 4 (2.31%) Multicast
11 4 (2.31%) IP Telephony
11 4 (2.31%) WLAN
11 4 (2.31%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.31%) SSL
12 3 (1.73%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.73%) DB2
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.58%) MySQL
6 1 (0.58%) MS Access
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.73%) Subversion
2 3 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (12.72%) Finance
2 13 (7.51%) Banking
3 11 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.47%) Retail
4 6 (3.47%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.73%) Military
6 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.16%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (13.87%) Support Engineer
2 14 (8.09%) Consultant
3 12 (6.94%) Desktop Engineer
3 12 (6.94%) Technical Support
4 11 (6.36%) Desktop Support
4 11 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (6.36%) Analyst
4 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (5.78%) Designer
5 10 (5.78%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (5.78%) Developer
5 10 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (5.20%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (5.20%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (4.62%) Senior Designer
7 8 (4.62%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (4.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.05%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (4.05%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.51%) .NET
2 6 (3.47%) RESTful
2 6 (3.47%) Apache Cordova
2 6 (3.47%) Sencha Touch
2 6 (3.47%) REST
2 6 (3.47%) J2EE
2 6 (3.47%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (2.89%) HTML
3 5 (2.89%) XML
4 4 (2.31%) jQuery
4 4 (2.31%) PhoneGap
4 4 (2.31%) CSS
4 4 (2.31%) JSP
4 4 (2.31%) SOAP
5 3 (1.73%) Web Services
5 3 (1.73%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.73%) XSLT
5 3 (1.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (1.16%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.16%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.62%) Management Information System
1 8 (4.62%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.05%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (2.89%) Open Source
4 4 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.31%) User Experience
5 3 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.73%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.73%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.16%) Clustering
6 2 (1.16%) Handset
6 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.16%) W3C
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.58%) Derivative
7 1 (0.58%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 45 (26.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 43 (24.86%) Windows 7
4 35 (20.23%) Windows XP
5 30 (17.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (13.29%) Linux
7 15 (8.67%) UNIX
8 12 (6.94%) Solaris
9 8 (4.62%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.47%) Android
10 6 (3.47%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.89%) AIX
11 5 (2.89%) Windows NT
11 5 (2.89%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.73%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.72%) ITIL
2 15 (8.67%) Migration
2 15 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (5.20%) PRINCE
4 8 (4.62%) Release Management
4 8 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (3.47%) Android Development
5 6 (3.47%) iOS Development
5 6 (3.47%) Scrum
5 6 (3.47%) Configuration Management
6 5 (2.89%) ETL
6 5 (2.89%) Asset Management
6 5 (2.89%) Database Security
6 5 (2.89%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (2.89%) Data Migration
7 4 (2.31%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.31%) Service Management
7 4 (2.31%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.31%) SOA
8 3 (1.73%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.43%) SQL
2 13 (7.51%) VBScript
2 13 (7.51%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.36%) C#
4 9 (5.20%) Perl
4 9 (5.20%) VB
5 8 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.62%) Java
6 6 (3.47%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.73%) Jython
7 3 (1.73%) Korn
8 2 (1.16%) Python
8 2 (1.16%) C
8 2 (1.16%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.16%) PHP
8 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (30.64%) Security Cleared
2 40 (23.12%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (7.51%) MCSE
5 12 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (6.36%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.62%) RHCE
8 5 (2.89%) CCNA
9 2 (1.16%) MOS
9 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.16%) MCP
9 2 (1.16%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.58%) CCA
10 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.58%) Degree
10 1 (0.58%) MCTS
10 1 (0.58%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 87 (50.29%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.62%) Samba
4 7 (4.05%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (4.05%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.47%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.31%) XenApp
6 4 (2.31%) vSphere
6 4 (2.31%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.73%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.16%) XenServer
9 1 (0.58%) Firmware
9 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.58%) NFS
9 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.58%) Xen
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (12.14%) SCCM
2 10 (5.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.31%) SCOM
3 4 (2.31%) SCVMM
3 4 (2.31%) WSUS
4 3 (1.73%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.16%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.58%) AppManager
6 1 (0.58%) Nagios
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.58%) WMI
6 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.58%) SCSM
6 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.58%) Puppet
6 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 77 (44.51%) Microsoft
2 50 (28.90%) VMware
3 35 (20.23%) Cisco
4 22 (12.72%) Oracle
5 14 (8.09%) Citrix
5 14 (8.09%) McAfee
6 8 (4.62%) Sun
7 7 (4.05%) Lotus
7 7 (4.05%) Dell
8 6 (3.47%) Sencha
8 6 (3.47%) HP
9 5 (2.89%) Remedy
9 5 (2.89%) IBM
9 5 (2.89%) Juniper
10 4 (2.31%) Polycom
10 4 (2.31%) SonicWALL
10 4 (2.31%) Avaya
10 4 (2.31%) Symantec
11 3 (1.73%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.73%) Red Hat
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