Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 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.

WinDbg
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 875 831 867
Rank change year-on-year -44 +36 -25
Contract jobs citing WinDbg 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.036% 0.032% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
UK median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 - -
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 19,510 15,417 15,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.29% 16.76% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,523 10,367 10,617
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 306 369
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.24% +14.73%
10th Percentile £28.80 £21.63 £22.65
90th Percentile £67.25 £54.38 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.38% +13.51%

WinDbg
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WinDbg in the UK

WinDbg
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

WinDbg
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

WinDbg
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 22 April 2018. 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 -29 7 £600 - 3
UK excluding London -27 5 £600 - 3
North West - 3 £600 -
North of England - 3 £600 -
London -49 2 - -
East of England - 2 £575 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MSI
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Vista
3 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) Back Office
3 5 (71.43%) Validation
3 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (71.43%) HP ALM

WinDbg
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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MSI
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
1 5 (71.43%) REST
1 5 (71.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Vista
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
1 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
1 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (71.43%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) HP ALM
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) Perfmon
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Blue Prism
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Ivanti
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Lumension
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) VMware