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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 3 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 20.00% 8.33% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £336 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.97 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.46% +6.66%

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
8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 20.00% 8.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £335 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) IronPort
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Intel
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) RightFax
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (18.18%) AppDynamics
6 2 (18.18%) Guidewire
6 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) Tomcat

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 2 (18.18%) PaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Gradle
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Intel
3 3 (27.27%) IronPort
3 3 (27.27%) RightFax
4 2 (18.18%) AppDynamics
4 2 (18.18%) Guidewire
4 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Dell