The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 24 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.68% 10.91% 13.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.85% 79.25% 67.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 18
Median daily rate £425 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Median hourly rate £12.02 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £19.20 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.15% 13.77% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 31
Median daily rate £400 £310 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Median hourly rate £12.02 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £19.00 £19.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Windows.

1 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 20 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (18.33%) Office 365
6 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 9 (15.00%) Unix
7 9 (15.00%) REST
7 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (13.33%) Linux
8 8 (13.33%) MS Office
9 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
9 7 (11.67%) Cisco
9 7 (11.67%) Citrix
9 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
10 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
11 5 (8.33%) C#
11 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
11 5 (8.33%) SOAP
11 5 (8.33%) Web Services
11 5 (8.33%) IBM
11 5 (8.33%) Middleware

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.33%) Office 365
3 3 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
3 3 (5.00%) Skype
3 3 (5.00%) SSL
3 3 (5.00%) VPN
3 3 (5.00%) Wireless
4 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.67%) Intranet
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.67%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Power BI
3 2 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.33%) Advertising
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Automotive
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Architect
7 5 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 5 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) REST
2 5 (8.33%) Middleware
2 5 (8.33%) RESTful
2 5 (8.33%) SOAP
2 5 (8.33%) Web Services
3 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.67%) Backbone.js
3 4 (6.67%) CSS
3 4 (6.67%) Marionette.js
3 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (5.00%) .NET
4 3 (5.00%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) DataPower
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) AS400
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) RIA
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 9 (15.00%) Unix
3 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (8.33%) DevOps
3 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (6.67%) Information Security
3 4 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (6.67%) Web Design
4 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.00%) Change Management
4 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.33%) C#
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) C
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) CCA
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PMP
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.00%) Docker
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) WSUS
2 3 (5.00%) Nexpose
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco
2 7 (11.67%) Citrix
3 5 (8.33%) IBM
3 5 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (5.00%) EMC
4 3 (5.00%) F5
4 3 (5.00%) FireEye
4 3 (5.00%) GFI Software
4 3 (5.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (5.00%) Juniper
4 3 (5.00%) LogRhythm
4 3 (5.00%) Rapid7
4 3 (5.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (5.00%) Symantec
4 3 (5.00%) TippingPoint
5 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago