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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 63 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.61% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.64% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £275 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +12.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £263 £260
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.13 £15.68 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -4.96%
Windows Engineer
North West

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
744 1088 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.12% 95.52% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 739 388
Median daily rate £388 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 73
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.21% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £250 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Windows Engineer
North West

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
5 1 (14.29%) JBoss
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec