The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salisbury 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 27 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 / Salisbury
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 16.67% 26.47% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £403 £358 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -14.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £295 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £402 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.39% +5.64%  

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 Salisbury with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Salisbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salisbury 16.67% 26.47% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Median daily rate £365 £360 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Salisbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salisbury 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 Salisbury

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Salisbury

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 27 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 Salisbury region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (50.00%) Aruba
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) ISMS
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salisbury 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Encryption
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) ISMS
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (50.00%) Network Segmentation
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
1 3 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Office Automation
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SANS
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Aruba
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) VMware