The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chippenham with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Wiltshire / Chippenham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 12.90% 40.74% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 91.67% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chippenham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Chippenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 12 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chippenham 16.13% 44.44% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Chippenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chippenham citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Chippenham

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chippenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Chippenham

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chippenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Chippenham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) MS Access
5 4 (28.57%) PHP
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) High Availability
5 4 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Pascal
7 2 (14.29%) Delphi
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chippenham 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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MS Access
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Database Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Delphi Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) IT Support
2 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
1 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 4 (28.57%) ETL
1 4 (28.57%) High Availability
1 4 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Delphi
3 2 (14.29%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) VMware