The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 129 127 107
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 1.34% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £186 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Windows Phone
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
549 597 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.06% 21.34% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 275 180
Average daily rate £373 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £186 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Phone
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 1 - - 3
Windows Phone
South East

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Android
2 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (50.00%) F5
5 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (50.00%) PKI
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) SSL
5 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (50.00%) Firmware
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (50.00%) MySQL
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) CESG
6 2 (20.00%) Altiris
6 2 (20.00%) TestPartner
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SSL
1 5 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) TestPartner
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (50.00%) CESG
2 5 (50.00%) PKI
3 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Android
2 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Firmware
1 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
1 5 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Altiris
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec