Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 1 5
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 22 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 15.07% 35.90% 20.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.97% 79.25% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 21
Cheltenham median daily rate £286 £214 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.92% -28.75% -29.41%
10th Percentile £226 £108 £81
90th Percentile £475 £389 £513
Gloucestershire median daily rate £368 £171 £290
% change year-on-year +114.60% -40.95% -14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 8
Cheltenham median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +15.46% -47.28%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £16.36 £40.80 £14.34
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £12.13
% change year-on-year -4.64% +15.46% -39.38%

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 31 53 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 21.23% 45.30% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 44
Cheltenham median daily rate £280 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -32.50% -9.60%
10th Percentile £221 £112 £97
90th Percentile £545 £438 £528
Gloucestershire median daily rate £389 £281 £400
% change year-on-year +38.22% -29.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 5
Cheltenham median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +14.29% -68.59%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £16.36 £47.05 £14.34
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.70 £14.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -2.14% -33.33% +5.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (45.45%) Office 365
3 9 (40.91%) Sophos
4 8 (36.36%) Firewall
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 7 (31.82%) SonicWALL
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) HP
5 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (13.64%) CCNA
8 3 (13.64%) Break/Fix
9 2 (9.09%) Centrify
9 2 (9.09%) CentOS
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (9.09%) Coaching
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL
9 2 (9.09%) C
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 2 (9.09%) Service Management

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 1 (4.55%) Documentum
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Support
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Business IT Analyst
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Break/Fix
2 2 (9.09%) Coaching
2 2 (9.09%) Facilities Management
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Service Management
2 2 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (4.55%) Use Case
3 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Sophos
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) HP
3 7 (31.82%) SonicWALL
4 2 (9.09%) Centrify
4 2 (9.09%) Ivanti
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Aruba
5 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
5 1 (4.55%) Meraki
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft