The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Engineer
Rank 27 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.71% 0.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £295 £213
% change year-on-year
+16.52% +38.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.78 - -
Windows Engineer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
166 131 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.86% 95.62% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 53 47
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 18
Average hourly rate £18.89 £31.53 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.08% -0.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Engineer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows Engineer
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Windows Engineer in their job title 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 with Windows Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Windows Engineer in their job title 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 with Windows Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware