The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Burton-upon-Trent region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 26.67% 7.69% 27.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.75 £11.13 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.60% -32.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Burton-upon-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Burton-upon-Trent 26.67% 7.69% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.75 £11.13 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.60% -32.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Staffordshire

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Burton-upon-Trent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) PDA
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard