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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 109 55 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.71% 11.07% 11.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.15% 70.51% 57.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 27 32
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £142 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £555 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 25
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +40.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.17 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.65% -10.06%
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 78 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.11% 15.69% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 36 75
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £134 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £655 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +58.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 24 October 2014.

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 +15 66 £306 -18.65% 12
Salisbury -5 10 £110 -37.14%
Chippenham -3 1 £88 -56.79% 15
Corsham - 1 - - 4
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Marlborough - - - -
Melksham - - - - 3
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 114 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 100 (42.37%) Windows 7
3 79 (33.47%) Active Directory
4 70 (29.66%) Security Cleared
5 68 (28.81%) ITIL
6 61 (25.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (25.42%) MS Excel
8 57 (24.15%) Windows XP
9 48 (20.34%) VMware
10 45 (19.07%) DV Cleared
11 44 (18.64%) Telecoms
11 44 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (18.22%) Firewall
13 42 (17.80%) SCCM
14 41 (17.37%) DNS
15 40 (16.95%) SC Cleared
16 39 (16.53%) DHCP
17 36 (15.25%) HP
18 35 (14.83%) Symantec
18 35 (14.83%) Finance
19 34 (14.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
20 33 (13.98%) Linux
21 30 (12.71%) MS Office
21 30 (12.71%) SLA
22 25 (10.59%) UNIX
23 23 (9.75%) MS Exchange
24 22 (9.32%) Citrix
24 22 (9.32%) MSI
24 22 (9.32%) Microsoft App-V
25 20 (8.47%) NetBackup

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 23 (9.75%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.81%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.97%) IIS
7 5 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.69%) Lync
9 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.85%) CMS
10 2 (0.85%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.85%) Railo
11 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.42%) JBoss
11 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.42%) Apache
Applications
1 60 (25.42%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.71%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) Office 365
1 2 (0.85%) GitHub
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (18.22%) Firewall
2 41 (17.37%) DNS
3 39 (16.53%) DHCP
4 13 (5.51%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.24%) LAN
6 9 (3.81%) VPN
6 9 (3.81%) Internet
7 6 (2.54%) Wireshark
8 5 (2.12%) SAN
9 4 (1.69%) Wireless
9 4 (1.69%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.27%) LDAP
10 3 (1.27%) 3G
11 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.85%) SMS
11 2 (0.85%) VoIP
11 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) QlikView
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (9.32%) MSI
2 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.85%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.85%) Valgrind
3 2 (0.85%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.85%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.42%) MSTest
4 1 (0.42%) Moq
4 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.42%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) Maven
4 1 (0.42%) JUnit
4 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
General
1 44 (18.64%) Telecoms
2 35 (14.83%) Finance
3 11 (4.66%) Military
4 2 (0.85%) Banking
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
4 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (18.64%) Analyst
2 31 (13.14%) Consultant
3 25 (10.59%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (10.59%) Administrator
4 21 (8.90%) Support Analyst
5 19 (8.05%) Support Engineer
6 16 (6.78%) Desktop Support
6 16 (6.78%) Service Analyst
6 16 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (5.93%) Developer
7 14 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (5.51%) Storage Administrator
8 13 (5.51%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 12 (5.08%) Architect
10 11 (4.66%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.66%) Rollout Engineer
11 9 (3.81%) Desktop Analyst
11 9 (3.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 9 (3.81%) Applications Packager
12 8 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.51%) JSP
2 12 (5.08%) .NET
3 6 (2.54%) Web Services
3 6 (2.54%) Software Packaging
3 6 (2.54%) WCF
4 5 (2.12%) XML
5 4 (1.69%) HTML
5 4 (1.69%) CSS
6 3 (1.27%) SAML
6 3 (1.27%) jQuery
6 3 (1.27%) OAuth
6 3 (1.27%) Application Packaging
6 3 (1.27%) SOAP
6 3 (1.27%) XACML
6 3 (1.27%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 2 (0.85%) CSS3
7 2 (0.85%) HTML5
7 2 (0.85%) ColdBox
7 2 (0.85%) Ajax
7 2 (0.85%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.54%) IVR
3 5 (2.12%) PKI
4 4 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.27%) PDA
5 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.27%) iPhone
5 3 (1.27%) iPad
5 3 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.85%) Open Source
6 2 (0.85%) EqualLogic
6 2 (0.85%) CMDB
6 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.42%) EPoS
7 1 (0.42%) DTV
7 1 (0.42%) RIA
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.42%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 100 (42.37%) Windows 7
2 61 (25.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (24.15%) Windows XP
4 44 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (13.98%) Linux
6 25 (10.59%) UNIX
7 20 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (6.36%) Apple iOS
9 14 (5.93%) Windows 8
9 14 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (5.51%) Mac OS X
11 8 (3.39%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.27%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.85%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.85%) Android
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.81%) ITIL
2 16 (6.78%) System Testing
3 14 (5.93%) Capacity Management
4 12 (5.08%) ITIL V3
4 12 (5.08%) Compatibility Testing
4 12 (5.08%) Migration
4 12 (5.08%) Software Distribution
5 8 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (3.39%) TOGAF
6 7 (2.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (2.97%) Incident Management
7 6 (2.54%) Identity Management
7 6 (2.54%) Data Security
7 6 (2.54%) UML
7 6 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.12%) CAD
8 5 (2.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (2.12%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (2.12%) Software Engineering
8 5 (2.12%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.05%) SQL
2 12 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.39%) VB
4 7 (2.97%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.97%) C
5 6 (2.54%) Java
6 5 (2.12%) VBScript
7 4 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.69%) C#
8 3 (1.27%) C++
9 2 (0.85%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.85%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.85%) CFML
9 2 (0.85%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (29.66%) Security Cleared
2 45 (19.07%) DV Cleared
3 40 (16.95%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.39%) CISSP
5 6 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.12%) Degree
6 5 (2.12%) CCNP
7 3 (1.27%) MCSE
7 3 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.85%) CCNA
8 2 (0.85%) CISA
8 2 (0.85%) CISM
8 2 (0.85%) MOS
9 1 (0.42%) MCITP
9 1 (0.42%) ISEB
9 1 (0.42%) MCSA
9 1 (0.42%) MCP
9 1 (0.42%) HNC
9 1 (0.42%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.71%) SLA
2 9 (3.81%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 79 (33.47%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.36%) XenDesktop
5 14 (5.93%) vSphere
6 13 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (3.81%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.97%) XenApp
9 5 (2.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.69%) UAG
10 4 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.27%) MetaFrame
11 3 (1.27%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.85%) Firmware
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.42%) Snort
13 1 (0.42%) Nmap
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (17.80%) SCCM
2 34 (14.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 20 (8.47%) HP SIM
3 20 (8.47%) NetBackup
4 12 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 11 (4.66%) SCOM
6 7 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (2.97%) AppDNA
7 5 (2.12%) WSUS
8 4 (1.69%) Cisco IPCC
8 4 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.27%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.27%) MIIS
9 3 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.85%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.85%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.85%) Nessus
11 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 114 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 48 (20.34%) VMware
3 36 (15.25%) HP
4 35 (14.83%) Symantec
5 22 (9.32%) Citrix
6 15 (6.36%) Cisco
7 13 (5.51%) 3PAR
8 9 (3.81%) McAfee
9 7 (2.97%) Dell
9 7 (2.97%) Infoblox
10 6 (2.54%) BT
11 5 (2.12%) Lumension
11 5 (2.12%) Oracle
11 5 (2.12%) Computacenter
12 4 (1.69%) Brocade
12 4 (1.69%) ProCurve
12 4 (1.69%) Empirix
12 4 (1.69%) Genesys
12 4 (1.69%) Siemens
12 4 (1.69%) Verint
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