Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for WinDbg skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WinDbg over the 6 months to 20 November 2019 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.

WinDbg
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 797 881 -
Rank change year-on-year +84 - +898
Contract jobs citing WinDbg 14 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.020% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.097% 0.095% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 0
UK median daily rate £450 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £115 -
% change year-on-year +226.09% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WinDbg is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 14,368 22,010 19,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.20% 21.15% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,424 15,085 13,284
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 232 287
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £20.50 £26.53 £29.00
90th Percentile £67.00 £53.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -0.88% - +3.66%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WinDbg as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WinDbg in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinDbg in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinDbg over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WinDbg in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinDbg in the UK

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Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinDbg within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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
England +79 13 £450 +9.09% 4
London +83 11 £450 +9.09% 4
UK excluding London +69 3 £375 +226.09%
North of England - 2 £375 -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WinDbg 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 with a requirement for WinDbg.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) VBScript
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (64.29%) SCCM
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Perfmon
5 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) HP
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix
5 7 (50.00%) Ivanti
6 6 (42.86%) McAfee
6 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
6 6 (42.86%) MSI
6 6 (42.86%) InstallShield
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) Handset
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
8 4 (28.57%) Lumension
8 4 (28.57%) XenMobile
8 4 (28.57%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
8 4 (28.57%) XenApp
8 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
8 4 (28.57%) DFS Replication

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Broadband
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) NAS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) SMTP
1 3 (21.43%) SNMP
1 3 (21.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) InstallShield
1 6 (42.86%) MSI
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) IDA Disassembler
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 3 (21.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Applications Packager
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ATL
2 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 5 (35.71%) Handset
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Application Packaging
3 4 (28.57%) E-Discovery
3 4 (28.57%) ITSM
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Secure Coding
5 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) SOLID
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
1 11 (78.57%) VBScript
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) CCSP
2 3 (21.43%) CCVP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) DBS Check
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) DFS Replication
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Xen
3 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 3 (21.43%) ISA Server
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
2 8 (57.14%) Perfmon
3 4 (28.57%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (28.57%) SCOM
3 4 (28.57%) WSUS
3 4 (28.57%) XenMobile
4 1 (7.14%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Ivanti
3 6 (42.86%) McAfee
4 4 (28.57%) Lumension
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
5 3 (21.43%) Sonus
6 2 (14.29%) Apple
6 2 (14.29%) Symantec