Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 14 4
Rank change year-on-year -19 -10 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 3.60% 18.99% 15.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 69.77% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 10
Swansea median daily rate £400 £500 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +50.94% +10.42%
West Wales median daily rate £400 £500 £325
% change year-on-year -20.00% +53.85% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Swansea median hourly rate - £10.00 £12.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.78% -34.92%
West Wales median hourly rate - £11.50 £12.95
% change year-on-year - -11.20% -29.27%

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 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 13.51% 27.22% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 21
Swansea median daily rate £450 £510 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +45.71% -19.08%
10th Percentile £398 £378 £268
90th Percentile £558 £634 £525
West Wales median daily rate £450 £510 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% +45.71% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Swansea median hourly rate - £10.00 £12.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.78% -34.92%
West Wales median hourly rate - £11.50 £12.95
% change year-on-year - -11.20% -29.27%

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 10 December 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) JBehave
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 2 (50.00%) BrowserStack
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) JBehave
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Application Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft