The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cirencester 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Gloucestershire / Cirencester
Rank 8 5 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cirencester 6.25% 16.67% 66.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £400 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +207.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

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 Cirencester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cirencester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cirencester 12.50% 16.67% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £400 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +207.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Cirencester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cirencester 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 Cirencester

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cirencester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Cirencester

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cirencester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Cirencester

Windows
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cirencester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cirencester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cirencester 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft