Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
South Wales > Bridgend
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 8 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 25.00% 23.53% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 80.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Bridgend median daily rate £425 £563 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +251.56% -64.44%
South Wales median daily rate £213 £350 £343
% change year-on-year -39.29% +2.19% +24.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bridgend median hourly rate - £13.50 -
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +16.67%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bridgend
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 25.00% 29.41% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Bridgend median daily rate £425 £450 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +57.89% -36.67%
10th Percentile £413 £263 £183
90th Percentile £438 £594 £403
South Wales median daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bridgend median hourly rate - £13.50 -
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +14.29%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bridgend.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bridgend

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Bridgend.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Bridgend

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Bridgend.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Bridgend region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Samsung
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) CGI
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Samsung
3 1 (33.33%) arcserve
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec