Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 49 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 10.84% 18.63% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.13% 56.98% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 15
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £480 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +68.42% -8.80%
10th Percentile £193 £113 £224
90th Percentile £525 £535 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £325 £413 £294
% change year-on-year -21.21% +40.43% +72.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% - -7.14%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +17.31% - -7.14%

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 69 86 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 27.71% 32.70% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 14
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £492 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.36% +75.54% -25.33%
10th Percentile £215 £138 £221
90th Percentile £553 £538 £575
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 4
Cheltenham median hourly rate £48.75 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +219.67% +17.31% -14.05%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £47.50 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +265.38% - -7.14%

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 23 February 2020.

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

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 9 (33.33%) Service Management
4 9 (33.33%) ITIL
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) Unix
6 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) C
7 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (22.22%) SCCM
7 6 (22.22%) Korn
7 6 (22.22%) V-Model
7 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 6 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineering
7 6 (22.22%) User Stories
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared

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 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.70%) Avionics
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Lead Systems Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) DBA
2 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared DBA
2 3 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) LINQ
1 1 (3.70%) WPF
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
1 1 (3.70%) PKI
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) Android
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
1 9 (33.33%) Service Management
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) User Stories
3 6 (22.22%) V-Model
3 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 6 (22.22%) C
1 6 (22.22%) Korn
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Ceph
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) FreeIPA
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Brocade
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp