Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 22 November 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
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 11 5
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.48% 20.61% 14.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 70.83% 58.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 23 15
West Wales median daily rate £400 £563 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +73.08% +7.00%
Wales median daily rate £200 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -46.67% +11.11% +22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
West Wales median hourly rate - £11.50 £12.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.20% -29.27%
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £11.60
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.76% -12.45%

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 West Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 14.88% 29.09% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 27
West Wales median daily rate £450 £520 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +48.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £394 £394 £267
90th Percentile £548 £628 £516
Wales median daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
West Wales median hourly rate - £11.50 £12.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.20% -29.27%
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £11.60
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.76% -14.07%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in West Wales

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in West Wales

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in West Wales

Windows
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Swansea -19 3 £400 -28.89%
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Dropwizard
2 2 (66.67%) BrowserStack
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MSI
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales 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 (66.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) JBehave
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Application Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Dropwizard
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft