The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Altrincham 33.33% 8.33% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£265 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.70 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+8.27% -8.44%
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Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Altrincham region.

Operating Systems Category
Altrincham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Altrincham 33.33% 16.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £265 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Altrincham region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Altrincham

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Altrincham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Altrincham region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Altrincham

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Altrincham

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Altrincham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Altrincham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Altrincham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Nortel
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