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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank - - 2
Contract jobs citing Windows 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Altrincham - - 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
Windows
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
0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Altrincham - - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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
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 30 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint