Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 150 205 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 11.75% 15.83% 11.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.18% 70.45% 69.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 167 77
Wiltshire median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +12.07%
10th Percentile £124 £135 £133
90th Percentile £501 £835 £523
South West median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 37
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.29% +134.29% -12.50%
South West median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.15% -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 220 291 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.23% 22.47% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 202 120
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £355 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +3.27% +3.77%
10th Percentile £128 £135 £156
90th Percentile £500 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 40
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.29% +95.24% -7.45%
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.68% -17.51% +8.82%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Wiltshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Wiltshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Wiltshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Wiltshire

Windows
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 within the Wiltshire 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
Swindon +1 91 £325 -18.75% 3
Corsham -10 13 £475 +69.64% 1
Chippenham -3 8 £190 +12.59% 6
Malmesbury -2 4 £413 +28.91% 1
Salisbury -6 3 £135 -61.97%
Trowbridge +5 2 - -
Melksham - 1 - - 1
Windows
South West

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 61 (40.67%) Active Directory
2 51 (34.00%) Windows Server
3 47 (31.33%) Microsoft
4 43 (28.67%) Windows 10
5 41 (27.33%) Windows 7
6 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
7 33 (22.00%) Linux
8 32 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (18.00%) Finance
9 27 (18.00%) PowerShell
10 26 (17.33%) Office 365
11 24 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
12 22 (14.67%) Cisco
12 22 (14.67%) Migration
13 21 (14.00%) VMware
13 21 (14.00%) SC Cleared
14 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (11.33%) DV Cleared
17 14 (9.33%) MS Exchange
18 13 (8.67%) ITIL
18 13 (8.67%) Citrix
18 13 (8.67%) VPN
18 13 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
19 12 (8.00%) SQL
19 12 (8.00%) Windows 8
19 12 (8.00%) Apple iOS
19 12 (8.00%) DevOps
20 11 (7.33%) Ansible
20 11 (7.33%) NetApp

Windows
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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.00%) IIS
3 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.67%) CMS
5 4 (2.67%) SAS
5 4 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.33%) Confluence
6 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.33%) Office 365
2 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.67%) Serverless
5 3 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.67%) VPN
2 9 (6.00%) Ethernet
3 7 (4.67%) Firewall
3 7 (4.67%) LAN
3 7 (4.67%) WAN
4 5 (3.33%) NetScaler
5 4 (2.67%) DHCP
5 4 (2.67%) DNS
5 4 (2.67%) Internet
5 4 (2.67%) Skype
5 4 (2.67%) VLAN
6 3 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.33%) SAN
7 2 (1.33%) SMS
7 2 (1.33%) WLAN
8 1 (0.67%) ATM
8 1 (0.67%) Frame Relay
8 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.67%) VoIP
8 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) Data Lake
2 4 (2.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.67%) HDInsight
3 3 (2.00%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (2.00%) GIS
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) MS Access
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.33%) Chocolatey
3 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) Ant
4 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) MSI
4 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 27 (18.00%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.33%) Electronics
3 8 (5.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.33%) Marketing
4 4 (2.67%) Military
4 4 (2.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.00%) Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (14.67%) Support Engineer
2 21 (14.00%) Desktop Support
3 15 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (9.33%) Analyst
4 14 (9.33%) Architect
5 13 (8.67%) Administrator
6 11 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) Consultant
7 10 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.33%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.67%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Deskside Support
11 6 (4.00%) Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (4.00%) Security Consultant
12 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.67%) .NET
2 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.33%) CSS
2 5 (3.33%) HTML
2 5 (3.33%) Web Services
3 4 (2.67%) Ajax
3 4 (2.67%) jQuery
3 4 (2.67%) JTS
3 4 (2.67%) Sass
4 3 (2.00%) Middleware
4 3 (2.00%) XSLT
5 2 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.33%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.67%) COM
6 1 (0.67%) CSS3
6 1 (0.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (3.33%) FlexPod
2 5 (3.33%) RIA
3 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (2.67%) W3C
4 3 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.00%) User Experience
5 2 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.33%) PDA
5 2 (1.33%) Replication
5 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.67%) CESG
6 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.67%) iPad
6 1 (0.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.00%) Windows Server
2 43 (28.67%) Windows 10
3 41 (27.33%) Windows 7
4 33 (22.00%) Linux
5 32 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (8.00%) Apple iOS
7 12 (8.00%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.67%) Unix
9 8 (5.33%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.67%) Solaris
12 4 (2.67%) VMS
13 2 (1.33%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (1.33%) Android
14 1 (0.67%) AIX
14 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.67%) Migration
2 13 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (8.67%) ITIL
3 12 (8.00%) DevOps
4 10 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.33%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.33%) Programme Management
5 8 (5.33%) Project Management
6 6 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (4.00%) Microservices
7 5 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 5 (3.33%) Time Management
8 4 (2.67%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.67%) Change Management
8 4 (2.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.67%) Content Management
8 4 (2.67%) Identity Management
8 4 (2.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.00%) SQL
3 6 (4.00%) C#
4 5 (3.33%) C
4 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.33%) Java
6 2 (1.33%) VBScript
7 1 (0.67%) Perl
7 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.33%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.33%) NVQ Level 4
5 6 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.33%) CCNA
7 3 (2.00%) CISSP
8 2 (1.33%) HNC
9 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.67%) CCIE
9 1 (0.67%) CCNP
9 1 (0.67%) CEH
9 1 (0.67%) CISA
9 1 (0.67%) CISM
9 1 (0.67%) DCSE
9 1 (0.67%) Degree
9 1 (0.67%) ISEB
9 1 (0.67%) MCITP
9 1 (0.67%) MCSE
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.00%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.67%) HL7
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (40.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.33%) vSphere
4 7 (4.67%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.00%) VMware NSX
6 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.00%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.33%) Docker
8 2 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (7.33%) Ansible
2 10 (6.67%) Puppet
3 9 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.67%) Nagios
5 6 (4.00%) SCCM
6 5 (3.33%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.33%) vCenter Server
7 4 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.67%) Terraform
7 4 (2.67%) WSUS
8 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.33%) Icinga
9 2 (1.33%) Kibana
9 2 (1.33%) logstash
9 2 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.67%) Opsview
10 1 (0.67%) QRadar
10 1 (0.67%) SCOM
10 1 (0.67%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 47 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.67%) Cisco
3 21 (14.00%) VMware
4 13 (8.67%) Citrix
5 11 (7.33%) NetApp
6 8 (5.33%) Oracle
6 8 (5.33%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.33%) SAP
7 6 (4.00%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.33%) Apple
9 4 (2.67%) Dell
9 4 (2.67%) Dell KACE
9 4 (2.67%) McAfee
9 4 (2.67%) Sitecore
10 3 (2.00%) HP
11 2 (1.33%) Cadence
11 2 (1.33%) Juniper
11 2 (1.33%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.33%) Symantec
12 1 (0.67%) Brocade