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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 89 59 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.48% 7.99% 13.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.92% 56.73% 61.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 32 40
Median daily rate £400 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £126 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 20
Median hourly rate £12.15 £16.00 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.06% +31.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.89 £11.93 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £26.35 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
Windows
West Midlands

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
133 104 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.16% 14.09% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 56 65
Median daily rate £400 £325 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 22
Median hourly rate £11.80 £18.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +46.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £28.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 79 (41.15%) Windows Server
2 73 (38.02%) Microsoft
3 70 (36.46%) Active Directory
4 47 (24.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (23.44%) SQL Server
6 37 (19.27%) WAN
6 37 (19.27%) Windows 7
7 36 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (17.71%) Security Cleared
9 33 (17.19%) LAN
10 31 (16.15%) Data Centre
11 30 (15.63%) Oracle
12 29 (15.10%) VMware
12 29 (15.10%) SC Cleared
13 28 (14.58%) ITIL
14 27 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (14.06%) Firewall
14 27 (14.06%) Finance
15 26 (13.54%) SQL
16 25 (13.02%) Relational Database
17 24 (12.50%) Oracle Database
17 24 (12.50%) Migration
17 24 (12.50%) Citrix
17 24 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (12.50%) Cisco
18 23 (11.98%) Java
18 23 (11.98%) Linux
19 21 (10.94%) SCCM
20 20 (10.42%) MS Exchange
20 20 (10.42%) Unix

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 20 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.21%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.13%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.60%) IBM Domino
6 5 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.60%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.08%) Apache
7 4 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.04%) IIS
9 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.52%) Documentum
9 1 (0.52%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 18 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 18 (9.38%) MS Office
2 7 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (3.65%) MS Project
2 7 (3.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.29%) Office 365
2 9 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.08%) SaaS
5 2 (1.04%) IaaS
5 2 (1.04%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (19.27%) WAN
2 33 (17.19%) LAN
3 27 (14.06%) Firewall
4 13 (6.77%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (6.77%) Remote Desktop
4 13 (6.77%) SAN
5 12 (6.25%) Wireless
6 11 (5.73%) VPN
7 10 (5.21%) DNS
7 10 (5.21%) Internet
7 10 (5.21%) IPv4
8 9 (4.69%) DHCP
9 8 (4.17%) NetScaler
9 8 (4.17%) SSL
10 7 (3.65%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.08%) BIG-IP
11 4 (2.08%) SSH
11 4 (2.08%) TACACS
12 3 (1.56%) Network Security
12 3 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.02%) Relational Database
3 24 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 20 (10.42%) RDBMS
5 15 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
7 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.04%) OLTP
11 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.52%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (7.29%) ClearQuest
1 14 (7.29%) JIRA
1 14 (7.29%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (6.77%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.25%) Toad
4 11 (5.73%) Eclipse
5 10 (5.21%) JUnit
6 9 (4.69%) Maven
6 9 (4.69%) PVCS
7 8 (4.17%) Ant
7 8 (4.17%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.08%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.08%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.04%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.04%) MSI
9 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.52%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.52%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.52%) SonarQube
General
1 27 (14.06%) Finance
2 7 (3.65%) Law
3 6 (3.13%) German Language
4 5 (2.60%) Banking
4 5 (2.60%) Legal
4 5 (2.60%) Retail
5 4 (2.08%) Automotive
5 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.56%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.04%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (16.15%) Developer
2 25 (13.02%) Analyst
3 24 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (7.81%) Support Engineer
5 10 (5.21%) .NET Developer
5 10 (5.21%) Administrator
5 10 (5.21%) Architect
5 10 (5.21%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (5.21%) Service Analyst
5 10 (5.21%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (4.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (4.69%) Java Developer
6 9 (4.69%) Server Engineer
7 8 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.65%) Applications Support
8 7 (3.65%) Consultant
8 7 (3.65%) IT Manager
8 7 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (3.65%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.77%) .NET
1 13 (6.77%) Web Services
2 12 (6.25%) Apache CXF
3 11 (5.73%) HTML
4 10 (5.21%) Hibernate
4 10 (5.21%) J2EE
4 10 (5.21%) JSP
4 10 (5.21%) Servlets
4 10 (5.21%) Spring
4 10 (5.21%) XML
5 6 (3.13%) Struts
6 4 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.08%) SAML
7 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (1.56%) OC4J
8 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.52%) MAPI
8 1 (0.52%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.15%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.17%) Replication
4 7 (3.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.04%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.04%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.52%) BYOD
6 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.52%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.52%) Informatics
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) PDA
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (41.15%) Windows Server
2 47 (24.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (19.27%) Windows 7
4 36 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (11.98%) Linux
7 20 (10.42%) Unix
8 18 (9.38%) Windows 8
9 17 (8.85%) Windows XP
10 14 (7.29%) Windows 10
11 9 (4.69%) Ubuntu
12 6 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.08%) Android
13 4 (2.08%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.56%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.04%) CentOS
15 2 (1.04%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.58%) ITIL
2 24 (12.50%) Migration
3 17 (8.85%) Service Management
4 15 (7.81%) Project Management
5 14 (7.29%) Defect Tracking
6 13 (6.77%) OO
6 13 (6.77%) OOP
7 12 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (6.25%) UML
8 10 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.69%) ITSM
10 8 (4.17%) ETL
10 8 (4.17%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.65%) Server Building
11 7 (3.65%) Workflow
12 6 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (3.13%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.60%) Logistics
13 5 (2.60%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.54%) SQL
2 23 (11.98%) Java
3 12 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 11 (5.73%) C#
5 10 (5.21%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.69%) C++
6 9 (4.69%) VB
7 5 (2.60%) C
8 4 (2.08%) R
9 3 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.04%) PHP
10 2 (1.04%) VBScript
11 1 (0.52%) Python
11 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 29 (15.10%) SC Cleared
3 24 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (6.77%) CCNP
5 13 (6.77%) MCSA
5 13 (6.77%) MCSE
6 11 (5.73%) Degree
7 9 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.65%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (3.65%) Sun Certification
9 6 (3.13%) CCNA
10 5 (2.60%) OCPJP
11 3 (1.56%) MCP
12 2 (1.04%) CCDA
12 2 (1.04%) CCDP
12 2 (1.04%) CCIE
12 2 (1.04%) CLAS
12 2 (1.04%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (36.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.25%) vSphere
4 11 (5.73%) XenDesktop
5 9 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (3.65%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.65%) XenServer
7 6 (3.13%) XenApp
8 5 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.04%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.52%) vCloud
11 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (10.94%) SCCM
2 9 (4.69%) WSUS
3 8 (4.17%) SCOM
4 4 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.04%) MOM
6 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.52%) DameWare
7 1 (0.52%) Puppet
7 1 (0.52%) Terraform
7 1 (0.52%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 73 (38.02%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.63%) Oracle
3 29 (15.10%) VMware
4 24 (12.50%) Cisco
4 24 (12.50%) Citrix
5 16 (8.33%) Juniper
6 10 (5.21%) Dell
6 10 (5.21%) Sophos
7 8 (4.17%) Avaya
8 7 (3.65%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.13%) HP
9 6 (3.13%) IBM
9 6 (3.13%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.60%) Lotus
11 4 (2.08%) F5
12 3 (1.56%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.56%) Veeam
13 2 (1.04%) Aruba
13 2 (1.04%) Google
13 2 (1.04%) SolarWinds
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