The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Burton-upon-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 20.00% 54.55% 57.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £325 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +71.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Burton-upon-Trent region.

Operating Systems Category
Burton-upon-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 26.67% 54.55% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate £315 £325 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +71.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Burton-upon-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Burton-upon-Trent region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Burton-upon-Trent

Windows
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Burton-upon-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Burton-upon-Trent region citing Windows 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.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (40.00%) 3G
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (10.00%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Burton-upon-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Burton-upon-Trent region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) 3G
1 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix