The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Windows Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Engineer
Rank 34 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.55% 0.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £260 £178
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +46.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.74 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.87% +4.59%
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
185 230 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.85% 95.04% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 148 81
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £313 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 30
Median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Windows Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Windows Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Windows Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Engineer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Windows Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Windows Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Chester region featuring Windows Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Windows Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Application Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat