Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 17 February 2018 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
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 16 5
Rank change year-on-year -17 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 3.03% 13.94% 16.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 46.03% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 5
Swansea median daily rate £400 £475 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +66.67% -17.09%
West Wales median daily rate £400 £475 £280
% change year-on-year -15.79% +69.64% -18.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Swansea median hourly rate £11.33 £12.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.55% -19.67% +23.48%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.18 £12.25
90th Percentile £12.49 £13.93 £16.48
West Wales median hourly rate £11.33 £12.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -5.63% -21.31% +4.92%

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 Swansea with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Swansea
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 63 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 11.36% 30.29% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 42 10
Swansea median daily rate £450 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +21.88% -5.88%
10th Percentile £399 £372 £237
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
West Wales median daily rate £450 £488 £350
% change year-on-year -7.69% +39.29% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Swansea median hourly rate £11.33 £12.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.55% -19.67% +23.48%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.18 £12.25
90th Percentile £12.49 £13.93 £16.48
West Wales median hourly rate £11.33 £12.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -5.63% -21.31% +4.92%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Swansea

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Swansea

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Swansea

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swansea region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) MSI

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Application Packager
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft