The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 15.79% 9.52% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £142 £675 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-79.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +6.89%
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 Bolton region.

Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 15.79% 9.52% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £135 £1,000 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-86.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Single Responsibility Principle
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) DameWare
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Autodesk
2 1 (16.67%) Facebook
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter