The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Altrincham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Altrincham 4.35% 66.67% 28.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Altrincham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Altrincham 13.04% 66.67% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate - £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Manchester

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GSEC
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) GSEC
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee