Period
to 23 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Windows Engineer
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 78 82
Rank change year-on-year -21 +4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 22 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.14% 0.64% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.69% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 8
Wiltshire median daily rate £140 £300 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.33% -15.49% +1.43%
10th Percentile £108 £264 £266
90th Percentile £416 £400 £400
South West median daily rate £200 £300 £325
% change year-on-year -33.33% -7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £11.78 £18.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -36.32% +42.31% -15.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,820 1,019 1,288
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.91% 93.83% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,213 704 876
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £278 £213
90th Percentile £650 £611 £568
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 13 31
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +10.00%
10th Percentile £14.42 £13.90 £14.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.95 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -20.63% -16.00%

Windows Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings that featured Windows Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Engineer in Wiltshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Engineer in Wiltshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Engineer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Engineer in Wiltshire

Windows Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Engineer in Wiltshire

Windows Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 March 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
Swindon -13 15 £140 -52.54% 5
Salisbury -23 5 £200 -38.46%
Devizes - 1 £140 -
Windows Engineer
South West

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 10 (45.45%) Office 365
4 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 8 (36.36%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) SCCM
7 4 (18.18%) LAN
7 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.09%) Marketing
9 2 (9.09%) WSUS
9 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.09%) SAP
9 2 (9.09%) Electronics
9 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 2 (9.09%) Finance
9 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
10 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
10 1 (4.55%) Patch Management

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
5 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
2 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Sophos