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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chippenham 36.36% 52.94% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 72.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £350 £120 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +191.66% -65.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £320
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £14.85
% change year-on-year -5.72% +3.56%  

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 10 25 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chippenham 45.45% 73.53% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 1
Median daily rate £350 £120 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +191.66% -65.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £39.25 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.13% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

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 30 March 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 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) C#
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
6 8 (29.63%) .NET
6 8 (29.63%) Migration
6 8 (29.63%) VMware
6 8 (29.63%) Data Migration
7 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (25.93%) High Availability
7 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) QA
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (18.52%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (18.52%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (18.52%) ETL
9 5 (18.52%) PHP
9 5 (18.52%) MS Office
9 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
9 5 (18.52%) MS Access
10 4 (14.81%) C++
10 4 (14.81%) Firewall
10 4 (14.81%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (18.52%) MS Access
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (7.41%) MySQL
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Tester
2 5 (18.52%) DBA
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Database Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Delphi Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Tester
6 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Streaming Video
2 2 (7.41%) Video Editing
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Data Migration
1 8 (29.63%) Migration
2 7 (25.93%) High Availability
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (18.52%) ETL
4 5 (18.52%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (14.81%) System Testing
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) Database Security
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Process Management
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.70%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
8 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 5 (18.52%) PHP
5 4 (14.81%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) Delphi
6 2 (7.41%) Pascal
6 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.41%) VB
7 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam