The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 10 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 72 105 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.04% 16.69% 18.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 66.04% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 55
Median daily rate £300 £309 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% -11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £149 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.73 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £17.55 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.49%

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 159 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.56% 25.28% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 69 68
Median daily rate £313 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.38 £17.85 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 81 (49.69%) Active Directory
2 69 (42.33%) Windows Server
3 68 (41.72%) Microsoft
4 42 (25.77%) VMware
5 35 (21.47%) Windows 7
6 28 (17.18%) Office 365
6 28 (17.18%) MS Office
7 27 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 27 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (15.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (14.11%) SQL Server
10 22 (13.50%) Windows 10
11 21 (12.88%) SCCM
12 19 (11.66%) SQL
12 19 (11.66%) Migration
13 18 (11.04%) ITIL
13 18 (11.04%) Linux
13 18 (11.04%) Skype for Business
14 17 (10.43%) Citrix
15 16 (9.82%) DNS
15 16 (9.82%) LAN
15 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
15 16 (9.82%) Skype
16 15 (9.20%) Hyper-V
16 15 (9.20%) MS Excel
16 15 (9.20%) DHCP
17 14 (8.59%) Finance
17 14 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (8.59%) SC Cleared
18 13 (7.98%) Data Centre

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 18 (11.04%) Skype for Business
2 10 (6.13%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.91%) IIS
4 7 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.84%) Apache
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.61%) JBoss
7 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (17.18%) MS Office
2 15 (9.20%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) MS Project
4 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.18%) Office 365
2 27 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.68%) OneDrive
3 6 (3.68%) Yammer
4 3 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.84%) IaaS
4 3 (1.84%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.82%) DNS
1 16 (9.82%) LAN
1 16 (9.82%) Skype
2 15 (9.20%) DHCP
3 13 (7.98%) WAN
4 12 (7.36%) Firewall
4 12 (7.36%) SAN
5 11 (6.75%) LDAP
5 11 (6.75%) Unified Communications
6 10 (6.13%) VoIP
7 6 (3.68%) Kerberos
7 6 (3.68%) PBX
7 6 (3.68%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (3.07%) H.323
8 5 (3.07%) Network Security
8 5 (3.07%) Wireless
9 4 (2.45%) Internet
9 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.45%) VPN
10 3 (1.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.84%) MySQL
2 3 (1.84%) SQLite
3 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.23%) MS Access
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.07%) MSI
2 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.84%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.84%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) git-flow
3 1 (0.61%) Selenium
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (8.59%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Retail
3 7 (4.29%) Banking
4 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.84%) Electronics
5 3 (1.84%) German Language
5 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (15.95%) Analyst
2 14 (8.59%) Support Engineer
3 12 (7.36%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (6.75%) Desktop Support
4 11 (6.75%) Support Analyst
5 10 (6.13%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.52%) Architect
6 9 (5.52%) Developer
6 9 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) IT Support
9 6 (3.68%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) IT Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.29%) .NET
2 5 (3.07%) CSS
2 5 (3.07%) HTML
2 5 (3.07%) XMPP
3 3 (1.84%) WinForms
4 2 (1.23%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (1.23%) Flash
4 2 (1.23%) jQuery
4 2 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (1.23%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.61%) J2EE
5 1 (0.61%) JDBC
5 1 (0.61%) JSON
5 1 (0.61%) LAMP
5 1 (0.61%) Node.js
5 1 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.52%) PKI
3 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.84%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.23%) Clustering
6 2 (1.23%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Replication
6 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (42.33%) Windows Server
2 35 (21.47%) Windows 7
3 27 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (15.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (13.50%) Windows 10
6 18 (11.04%) Linux
7 11 (6.75%) Windows XP
8 10 (6.13%) Unix
9 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (4.91%) Windows 8
11 7 (4.29%) Android
12 5 (3.07%) Apple iOS
12 5 (3.07%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (2.45%) HPUX
14 3 (1.84%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.66%) Migration
2 18 (11.04%) ITIL
3 7 (4.29%) Email Filtering
3 7 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (4.29%) Patch Management
3 7 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (3.68%) Change Management
4 6 (3.68%) Identity Management
5 5 (3.07%) Asset Management
5 5 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.07%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (2.45%) CRM
6 4 (2.45%) E-Discovery
6 4 (2.45%) ERP
7 3 (1.84%) Investment Management
7 3 (1.84%) Problem Management
7 3 (1.84%) Use Case
7 3 (1.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.66%) SQL
2 7 (4.29%) C#
2 7 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.07%) Java
3 5 (3.07%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.61%) Korn
4 1 (0.61%) Perl
4 1 (0.61%) PHP
4 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.91%) MCSE
5 6 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.07%) CCNA
6 5 (3.07%) Degree
6 5 (3.07%) MCITP
7 4 (2.45%) CCNP
7 4 (2.45%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.84%) RHCE
9 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.23%) MCSA
10 1 (0.61%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.61%) ISEB
10 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.61%) MCDST
10 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.61%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.84%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 81 (49.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.20%) Hyper-V
3 14 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.13%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.07%) XenApp
6 4 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.45%) vSphere
7 3 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.61%) Docker
8 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.61%) vCloud
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (12.88%) SCCM
2 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (4.91%) SCOM
3 6 (3.68%) Nagios
4 3 (1.84%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.61%) Ansible
5 1 (0.61%) Control-M
5 1 (0.61%) vRealize
5 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (41.72%) Microsoft
2 42 (25.77%) VMware
3 17 (10.43%) Citrix
4 13 (7.98%) HP
5 12 (7.36%) Cisco
6 8 (4.91%) NetApp
6 8 (4.91%) SolarWinds
7 6 (3.68%) Dell
7 6 (3.68%) IBM
8 5 (3.07%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.45%) Juniper
9 4 (2.45%) Remedy
9 4 (2.45%) Symantec
10 3 (1.84%) Altiris
10 3 (1.84%) Brocade
10 3 (1.84%) Kronos
10 3 (1.84%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.84%) Oracle
11 2 (1.23%) Imperva
11 2 (1.23%) Veeam
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