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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 87 101 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.05% 12.75% 18.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.05% 66.89% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 65
Median daily rate £320 £306 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £135 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.03 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.33% -5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £12.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.90 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.36 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.94% -4.03%
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
126 151 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.80% 19.07% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 67 87
Median daily rate £340 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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
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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +1 33 £400 - 4
Chippenham +1 20 £140 -49.09% 5
Corsham +6 13 £406 +35.41% 1
Malmesbury 0 4 £320 -
Trowbridge +1 1 - - 2
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 90 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 76 (36.19%) Windows Server
3 63 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 59 (28.10%) Security Cleared
5 58 (27.62%) VMware
6 42 (20.00%) SQL
7 41 (19.52%) ITIL
8 39 (18.57%) Finance
9 37 (17.62%) Windows 7
10 31 (14.76%) MS Office
10 31 (14.76%) SQL Server
11 30 (14.29%) Firewall
11 30 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (13.33%) SC Cleared
13 28 (13.33%) Cisco
14 26 (12.38%) Migration
15 24 (11.43%) Linux
16 23 (10.95%) SCCM
17 22 (10.48%) Office 365
18 21 (10.00%) MS Exchange
19 19 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
20 18 (8.57%) MS Excel
20 18 (8.57%) Web Services
21 17 (8.10%) Service Delivery
21 17 (8.10%) VPN
21 17 (8.10%) DNS
21 17 (8.10%) Juniper
21 17 (8.10%) DV Cleared

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (5.24%) IBM Notes
4 10 (4.76%) IIS
5 7 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.38%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.95%) CMS
8 2 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (14.76%) MS Office
2 18 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 14 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.95%) Simulink
5 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.48%) Office 365
2 19 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.33%) IaaS
4 7 (3.33%) PaaS
5 5 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.29%) Firewall
2 17 (8.10%) DNS
2 17 (8.10%) VPN
3 16 (7.62%) DHCP
4 14 (6.67%) Junos
4 14 (6.67%) Wireshark
5 13 (6.19%) tcpdump
6 12 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (3.81%) WAN
9 7 (3.33%) LAN
9 7 (3.33%) SAN
9 7 (3.33%) TCP/IP
10 5 (2.38%) VLAN
11 4 (1.90%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.43%) SNMP
12 3 (1.43%) SSL
13 2 (0.95%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.95%) Intranet
13 2 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.86%) MySQL
3 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.48%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.48%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (5.24%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.90%) Jasmine
4 4 (1.90%) Subversion
5 3 (1.43%) MSI
6 2 (0.95%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.48%) JIRA
7 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 39 (18.57%) Finance
2 14 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (1.90%) Multimedia
3 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.95%) Back Office
4 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (22.38%) Support Engineer
2 36 (17.14%) Architect
3 24 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (9.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 19 (9.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 18 (8.57%) Consultant
5 18 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 17 (8.10%) Developer
7 15 (7.14%) Network Support
8 14 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
8 14 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 13 (6.19%) Analyst
9 13 (6.19%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (4.29%) .NET Developer
12 9 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 7 (3.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.57%) Web Services
2 16 (7.62%) .NET
3 12 (5.71%) XML
4 11 (5.24%) Middleware
5 10 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.29%) XSD
7 7 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.33%) HTML
8 6 (2.86%) HTML5
8 6 (2.86%) WPF
9 5 (2.38%) REST
9 5 (2.38%) SOAP
9 5 (2.38%) WSDL
10 4 (1.90%) CSS
10 4 (1.90%) jQuery
10 4 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (1.43%) WCF
12 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.95%) Entity Framework
12 2 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.81%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.33%) Replication
3 6 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.38%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.90%) NHS
5 4 (1.90%) Streaming Video
5 4 (1.90%) Video Editing
6 2 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.95%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.95%) W3C
7 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.48%) iPad
7 1 (0.48%) iPhone
7 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (36.19%) Windows Server
2 37 (17.62%) Windows 7
3 30 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (11.43%) Linux
5 19 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (8.10%) Windows 10
7 16 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.38%) Solaris
10 4 (1.90%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.43%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.95%) Unix
12 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.48%) Android
13 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.52%) ITIL
2 26 (12.38%) Migration
3 17 (8.10%) Service Delivery
4 13 (6.19%) Network Design
4 13 (6.19%) PRINCE2
5 12 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (5.71%) TOGAF
6 11 (5.24%) Service Management
7 10 (4.76%) DevOps
8 9 (4.29%) Problem Management
8 9 (4.29%) Scrum
9 8 (3.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (3.81%) Open Source
10 7 (3.33%) High Availability
10 7 (3.33%) Microservices
10 7 (3.33%) MVC
10 7 (3.33%) Project Planning
11 6 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (2.86%) Six Sigma
11 6 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.00%) SQL
2 11 (5.24%) C#
3 10 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.33%) C++
5 4 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.90%) VB
5 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.95%) C
6 2 (0.95%) Java
6 2 (0.95%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.95%) VBScript
7 1 (0.48%) Ada
7 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.48%) Delphi
7 1 (0.48%) MapBasic
7 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.48%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) VC++
Qualifications
1 59 (28.10%) Security Cleared
2 28 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.10%) DV Cleared
4 11 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.81%) CCNA
5 8 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.38%) MCSA
6 5 (2.38%) MCSD
6 5 (2.38%) MCSE
7 4 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.90%) HNC
8 1 (0.48%) CCNP
8 1 (0.48%) Degree
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) MCDST
8 1 (0.48%) MCITP
8 1 (0.48%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.71%) SLA
2 5 (2.38%) HL7
3 4 (1.90%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.95%) QA
6 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
System Software
1 63 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.76%) Docker
4 8 (3.81%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.33%) vSphere
6 5 (2.38%) Xen
7 4 (1.90%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.95%) Firmware
9 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (10.95%) SCCM
2 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (3.33%) SCOM
4 6 (2.86%) WSUS
5 5 (2.38%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.90%) Endace
6 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.43%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.95%) Control-M
9 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.48%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.48%) SCSM
9 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 90 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 58 (27.62%) VMware
3 28 (13.33%) Cisco
4 17 (8.10%) Juniper
5 14 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 13 (6.19%) Citrix
7 11 (5.24%) Lotus
7 11 (5.24%) Oracle
8 9 (4.29%) HP
9 6 (2.86%) Apple
10 5 (2.38%) Splunk
11 4 (1.90%) Intel Security
11 4 (1.90%) Qualys
11 4 (1.90%) SAP
11 4 (1.90%) Siebel
11 4 (1.90%) Veritas
12 3 (1.43%) Murex
12 3 (1.43%) Sun
12 3 (1.43%) Symantec
12 3 (1.43%) Veeam