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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WinDbg
UK
Rank 583 - 611
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WinDbg 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% - 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.039% - 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7668 7703 6878
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.26% 14.59% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5124 4410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

WinDbg
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WinDbg as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinDbg in the UK

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Top 2 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 - -
England - 3 - - 3

WinDbg
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WinDbg also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WinDbg.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (60.00%) Product Management
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (60.00%) MVVM
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Varonis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring

WinDbg
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) WPF Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (60.00%) MVVM
1 3 (60.00%) Product Management
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) Varonis
1 2 (40.00%) VMware