Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 20 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 90 136 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.70% 14.88% 16.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.26% 50.00% 52.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 68 114
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £271 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.60% -3.56% -14.77%
10th Percentile £185 £106 £148
90th Percentile £438 £479 £475
South West median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 17
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.19% +6.00% -26.47%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.08 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.83 £23.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -15.15% -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 115 272 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.50% 29.76% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 146 196
Gloucestershire median daily rate £313 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
10th Percentile £185 £125 £150
90th Percentile £488 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 18
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% -27.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.20 £10.86
90th Percentile £43.25 £44.20 £43.98
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year +14.75% -16.44% +7.35%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Gloucestershire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Gloucestershire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Gloucestershire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Gloucestershire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Gloucestershire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -2 31 £225 +60.71% 5
Cheltenham +2 16 £250 -28.57% 3
Cirencester 0 9 £275 -14.06% 1
Tewkesbury +1 8 £400 +54.59%
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 37 (41.11%) Windows 7
2 32 (35.56%) Active Directory
3 28 (31.11%) Windows 10
4 26 (28.89%) Windows Server
4 26 (28.89%) Security Cleared
5 25 (27.78%) Office 365
6 23 (25.56%) SQL
7 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 15 (16.67%) VMware
8 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (15.56%) SCCM
9 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (14.44%) C#
11 12 (13.33%) Cisco
12 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (12.22%) Windows 8
13 10 (11.11%) AirWatch
13 10 (11.11%) Linux
13 10 (11.11%) MS Exchange
13 10 (11.11%) Migration
14 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
14 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (8.89%) C++
15 8 (8.89%) Finance
15 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
15 8 (8.89%) DV Cleared
15 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
16 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 10 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.67%) IIS
3 6 (6.67%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.33%) Apache
5 3 (3.33%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.11%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.11%) JBoss
7 1 (1.11%) SAS
7 1 (1.11%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.11%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.78%) DNS
2 7 (7.78%) Firewall
3 6 (6.67%) DHCP
4 4 (4.44%) Internet
4 4 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.33%) SAN
5 3 (3.33%) Skype
6 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.22%) Intranet
6 2 (2.22%) VoIP
6 2 (2.22%) VPN
6 2 (2.22%) Wireless
7 1 (1.11%) HTTP
7 1 (1.11%) LAN
7 1 (1.11%) LDAP
7 1 (1.11%) SMS
7 1 (1.11%) SSL
7 1 (1.11%) VLAN
7 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) DataStage
3 1 (1.11%) DB2
3 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) Firebird
3 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.11%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.11%) QualityStage
3 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Ant
1 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.44%) MSI
2 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.33%) WiX
3 2 (2.22%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.11%) Gradle
4 1 (1.11%) Hudson
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) JUnit
4 1 (1.11%) Maven
4 1 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Law
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (13.33%) Developer
1 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
1 12 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (8.89%) Analyst
2 8 (8.89%) Rollout Engineer
3 7 (7.78%) C++ Developer
3 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) IT Support
5 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Consultant
5 5 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 5 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Administrator
6 4 (4.44%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Server Support
6 4 (4.44%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) .NET
1 5 (5.56%) XML
2 4 (4.44%) Software Packaging
2 4 (4.44%) Web Services
3 3 (3.33%) CSS
3 3 (3.33%) EJB
3 3 (3.33%) HTML
3 3 (3.33%) J2EE
4 2 (2.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.11%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.11%) Java EE
5 1 (1.11%) JMS
5 1 (1.11%) jQuery
5 1 (1.11%) REST
5 1 (1.11%) SOAP
5 1 (1.11%) WinForms
5 1 (1.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) FMCG
1 7 (7.78%) iPad
2 6 (6.67%) iPhone
3 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.22%) Social Network
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.11%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) Windows 7
2 28 (31.11%) Windows 10
3 26 (28.89%) Windows Server
4 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (12.22%) Windows 8
7 10 (11.11%) Linux
8 7 (7.78%) Unix
9 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.33%) Solaris
10 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.11%) Migration
2 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (7.78%) ITIL
3 5 (5.56%) DevOps
4 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.33%) Change Control
5 3 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (3.33%) ERP
5 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.33%) Project Management
5 3 (3.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.22%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (2.22%) Data Security
6 2 (2.22%) Demand Management
6 2 (2.22%) Email Migration
6 2 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.22%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (2.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 13 (14.44%) C#
3 8 (8.89%) C++
3 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.56%) Java
5 3 (3.33%) Perl
5 3 (3.33%) Python
6 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.22%) VBScript
7 1 (1.11%) Delphi
7 1 (1.11%) Groovy
7 1 (1.11%) Jython
7 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.11%) Ruby
7 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.89%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.11%) Firmware
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.11%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.11%) XenApp
4 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) SCCM
2 10 (11.11%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.11%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.11%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.11%) ThinApp
4 1 (1.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.67%) VMware
3 12 (13.33%) Cisco
4 5 (5.56%) Forcepoint
4 5 (5.56%) HP
5 4 (4.44%) AlienVault
5 4 (4.44%) Citrix
6 3 (3.33%) Apple
6 3 (3.33%) IBM
6 3 (3.33%) SAP
7 2 (2.22%) Dell
7 2 (2.22%) McAfee
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle
7 2 (2.22%) Veeam
8 1 (1.11%) EMC
8 1 (1.11%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.11%) Netezza
8 1 (1.11%) Remedy
8 1 (1.11%) Sage
8 1 (1.11%) Teradata