Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 11.03% 11.44% 15.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.12% 40.30% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 35
Cheltenham median daily rate £250 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -12.50% +70.21%
10th Percentile £214 £134 £114
90th Percentile £338 £534 £490
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £263 £281
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.25 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.00% -3.85% -23.53%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year +30.19% +6.00% -26.47%

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 17 67 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 11.72% 28.39% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 33 64
Cheltenham median daily rate £288 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.13% -3.61% +0.61%
10th Percentile £214 £183 £184
90th Percentile £456 £558 £500
Gloucestershire median daily rate £310 £375 £386
% change year-on-year -17.33% -2.91% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% - -23.53%
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% -25.00%

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 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 18 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Office 365
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) SCCM
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) WinForms
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) Apple
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) GroupWise
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (6.25%) Linux

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 (6.25%) GroupWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C++/C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) C++
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Isilon