Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 10.74% 16.94% 16.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 51.67% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 24
Cheltenham median daily rate £275 £320 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% -3.76% -8.78%
10th Percentile £213 £108 £85
90th Percentile £383 £548 £509
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £168 £300
% change year-on-year +79.10% -44.17% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -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 22 60 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 14.77% 32.79% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 52
Cheltenham median daily rate £305 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.69% +1.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £124 £105
90th Percentile £580 £564 £535
Gloucestershire median daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £13.00 £16.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.96% - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £28.63
% change year-on-year -7.14% -51.09% +43.13%

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 January 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 23 January 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 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Sophos
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (12.50%) Facilities Management
6 2 (12.50%) Ivanti
6 2 (12.50%) CentOS

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%) Documentum
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Build 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 Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Support
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
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%) Coaching
1 2 (12.50%) Facilities Management
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Sophos
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (12.50%) Ivanti
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) Aruba
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft