The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Windows Phone
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 199 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.85% 25.25% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 81 69
Average daily rate £363 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £202 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £572 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.63% +110.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.49 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.60 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Windows Phone
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - - - -
Windows Phone
North West

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Android
1 12 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 9 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (75.00%) CESG
2 9 (75.00%) PKI
2 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 7 (58.33%) Firmware
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) MySQL
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (50.00%) F5
5 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (25.00%) C
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) OOD

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SSL
1 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (8.33%) GPRS
2 1 (8.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQLite
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
1 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) Worklight
2 2 (16.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceStack
3 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (8.33%) Android NDK
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
3 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) CESG
1 9 (75.00%) PKI
2 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Android
1 12 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows CE
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
2 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) OOD
2 2 (16.67%) Web Design
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) MVVM
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Android Development
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Firmware
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
1 6 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Kony
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Apple