Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 21 July 2018 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 1 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 13.38% 31.91% 11.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.08% 97.83% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 11
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £220 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +104.55% -37.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £235 £114 £105
90th Percentile £475 £323 £531
Gloucestershire median daily rate £325 £220 £350
% change year-on-year +47.73% -37.14% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 10
Cheltenham median hourly rate £14.79 £15.13 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.21% +23.47% -5.77%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.63 £11.63
90th Percentile £17.26 £17.50 £14.34
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £12.25
% change year-on-year +7.69% +32.65% -5.77%

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 26 46 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 18.31% 32.62% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 27
Cheltenham median daily rate £271 £235 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.43% -41.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £214 £114 £150
90th Percentile £475 £321 £524
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £265 £400
% change year-on-year +32.08% -33.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 8
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.80 £15.13 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.69% +19.80% -2.88%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.63 £11.63
90th Percentile £38.56 £17.50 £21.29
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £13.23
% change year-on-year +1.45% +30.43% +1.73%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Cheltenham

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Cheltenham

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Cheltenham

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Office 365
4 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) Sophos
6 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.79%) Puppet
7 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 3 (15.79%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (15.79%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (15.79%) Break/Fix

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) Documentum
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
1 3 (15.79%) JMeter
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
1 3 (15.79%) WATIR
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) DBA
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Break/Fix
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (15.79%) SDLC
2 3 (15.79%) TDD
2 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
2 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
1 3 (15.79%) C
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) Python
1 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL
2 4 (21.05%) Sophos
3 3 (15.79%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft