The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Windows Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Engineer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.11% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.12% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £255 £240
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £24.25 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 - £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 - £15.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £15.25 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
468 816 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.93% 92.62% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 522 397
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 45
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.31 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Windows Engineer in the job title.

Windows Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Windows Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Lumension
5 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (16.67%) Lumension
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware