Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Engineer was £262 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 90 80
Rank change year-on-year -8 -10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 16 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.88% 0.16% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.17% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 6
Wiltshire median daily rate £262 £358 £137
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.71% +160.95% -31.50%
10th Percentile £108 £282 £118
90th Percentile £409 £447 £296
South West median daily rate £300 £225 £220
% change year-on-year +33.33% +2.27% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £25.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £11.79 £16.30 £14.13
% change year-on-year -27.70% +15.40% -7.38%

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 1,707 1,199 1,236
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 94.86% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,119 822 872
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £270 £270 £213
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 26 31
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £27.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.13% -29.22% +52.48%
10th Percentile £15.16 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.55 £40.38 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% +3.77% -11.67%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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
Swindon -4 8 £115 -60.34% 7
Chippenham - 3 £230 -
Salisbury - 2 £200 -
Windows Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) VBScript
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Electronics
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) WSUS
5 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (12.50%) SCCM
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

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 8 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
2 2 (12.50%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Dell
2 2 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (12.50%) NetApp
2 2 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos