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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 42 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.22% 16.46% 12.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.85% 90.00% 63.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 26
Median daily rate £369 £341 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% +21.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £179 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Median hourly rate £11.75 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.30 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
Windows
West Midlands

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
61 60 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.84% 18.29% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 43
Median daily rate £375 £343 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £179 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.65 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -12.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £20.79 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, 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 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 31 (36.90%) Windows Server
3 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
4 28 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 24 (28.57%) DevOps
6 23 (27.38%) .NET
6 23 (27.38%) PowerShell
7 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (23.81%) SQL
9 19 (22.62%) VMware
9 19 (22.62%) Windows 7
9 19 (22.62%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (19.05%) Office 365
11 16 (19.05%) Puppet
12 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
12 15 (17.86%) SCOM
12 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
12 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
12 15 (17.86%) SharePoint
13 14 (16.67%) Linux
13 14 (16.67%) Unix
14 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (14.29%) IaaS
15 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (14.29%) CRM
16 11 (13.10%) Dynamics CRM
16 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (13.10%) High Availability

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 15 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.71%) NServiceBus
3 8 (9.52%) IIS
4 7 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.57%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.71%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (19.05%) Office 365
3 12 (14.29%) IaaS
4 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.57%) GitHub
6 2 (2.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Network Security
2 6 (7.14%) SAN
3 5 (5.95%) DNS
3 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.76%) DHCP
4 4 (4.76%) Internet
5 3 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (3.57%) Firewall
5 3 (3.57%) Intranet
5 3 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.57%) MPLS
6 2 (2.38%) LAN
6 2 (2.38%) SSL
6 2 (2.38%) VPN
6 2 (2.38%) WAN
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.19%) DSL
7 1 (1.19%) NAS
7 1 (1.19%) VoIP
7 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.71%) FxCop
3 9 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (10.71%) StyleCop
4 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.95%) GoCD
6 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.38%) Axure RP
7 2 (2.38%) JIRA
7 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (11.90%) Retail
2 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
3 2 (2.38%) Back Office
3 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (1.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Consultant
4 8 (9.52%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.14%) Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Designer
6 5 (5.95%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (5.95%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) .NET
2 6 (7.14%) XML
3 5 (5.95%) Web Services
4 3 (3.57%) Middleware
5 2 (2.38%) COM
5 2 (2.38%) CSS
5 2 (2.38%) Flash
5 2 (2.38%) HTML
6 1 (1.19%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.19%) JSON
6 1 (1.19%) REST
6 1 (1.19%) RESTful
6 1 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) DataPower
2 3 (3.57%) Replication
2 3 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.38%) Blog
3 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.38%) PKI
3 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) CMDB
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.90%) Windows Server
2 19 (22.62%) Windows 7
3 14 (16.67%) Linux
3 14 (16.67%) Unix
4 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.95%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.57%) Android
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.38%) CentOS
9 2 (2.38%) Fedora
9 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.19%) Solaris
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) DevOps
2 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 12 (14.29%) CRM
5 11 (13.10%) High Availability
6 9 (10.71%) Application Packaging
6 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (10.71%) Microservices
7 8 (9.52%) TOGAF
7 8 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (8.33%) Migration
9 6 (7.14%) MODAF
10 4 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.76%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.76%) ITIL
11 3 (3.57%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.57%) PLM
11 3 (3.57%) Project Management
11 3 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) PowerShell
2 20 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.57%) C
3 3 (3.57%) Python
4 2 (2.38%) C#
4 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.57%) CCNA
4 2 (2.38%) CCDA
4 2 (2.38%) CCDP
4 2 (2.38%) CCIE
4 2 (2.38%) CCNP
4 2 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.19%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) XenApp
4 3 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (19.05%) Puppet
3 15 (17.86%) SCOM
4 6 (7.14%) Terraform
5 4 (4.76%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.76%) WSUS
6 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.57%) SCCM
7 2 (2.38%) Ansible
8 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.19%) Nexpose
8 1 (1.19%) Simpana
8 1 (1.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.62%) VMware
3 10 (11.90%) Citrix
4 9 (10.71%) SaltStack
5 7 (8.33%) IBM
6 6 (7.14%) Oracle
6 6 (7.14%) Symantec
7 4 (4.76%) EMC
7 4 (4.76%) HP
7 4 (4.76%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.57%) Apple
8 3 (3.57%) Cisco
8 3 (3.57%) Juniper
8 3 (3.57%) Lotus
8 3 (3.57%) SAP
8 3 (3.57%) Sophos
9 2 (2.38%) Avaya
9 2 (2.38%) Mercator
9 2 (2.38%) Sage
9 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
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