The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 55 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.08% 12.13% 13.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.16% 64.29% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £281 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +181.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £146 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £17.50 £32.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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 70 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.94% 18.87% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 7
Average daily rate £336 £300 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.83% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £173 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 4
Average hourly rate £12.65 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Windows 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.

1 39 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 33 (30.56%) VMware
3 30 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
5 25 (23.15%) Windows 7
6 22 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
9 18 (16.67%) ITIL
10 17 (15.74%) Windows XP
11 16 (14.81%) Citrix
11 16 (14.81%) SQL
12 15 (13.89%) .NET
13 14 (12.96%) Linux
14 13 (12.04%) SAN
14 13 (12.04%) IIS
14 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (11.11%) SCCM
15 12 (11.11%) DNS
16 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
16 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET
16 11 (10.19%) NHS
16 11 (10.19%) Migration
16 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (9.26%) MS Office
17 10 (9.26%) HP
18 9 (8.33%) MS Exchange
18 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
18 9 (8.33%) C#

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.04%) IIS
2 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.63%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (4.63%) Lync
5 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Office
2 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.78%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.41%) Office 365
3 3 (2.78%) Yammer
4 2 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.85%) IaaS
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.04%) SAN
2 12 (11.11%) DNS
3 7 (6.48%) LAN
4 5 (4.63%) WAN
4 5 (4.63%) Internet
5 3 (2.78%) Wireless
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.85%) SSL
6 2 (1.85%) SMTP
6 2 (1.85%) DHCP
6 2 (1.85%) NAS
6 2 (1.85%) Intranet
6 2 (1.85%) Network Security
7 1 (0.93%) Firewall
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.85%) MySQL
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 7 (6.48%) Retail
2 6 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (17.59%) Analyst
2 14 (12.96%) Support Analyst
3 10 (9.26%) Developer
3 10 (9.26%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.33%) Consultant
5 8 (7.41%) Architect
5 8 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.41%) Administrator
5 8 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.63%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.63%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.89%) .NET
2 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.41%) CSS
3 8 (7.41%) HTML
3 8 (7.41%) WinForms
4 6 (5.56%) WCF
5 5 (4.63%) jQuery
5 5 (4.63%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.63%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (2.78%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (2.78%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.78%) NHibernate
7 3 (2.78%) Spring.NET
7 3 (2.78%) XSLT
7 3 (2.78%) Web Services
8 2 (1.85%) XML
8 2 (1.85%) Classic ASP
8 2 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) NHS
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.85%) Statistics
5 2 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) PDA
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) Wiki
6 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (23.15%) Windows 7
3 22 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (15.74%) Windows XP
5 14 (12.96%) Linux
6 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.48%) UNIX
8 3 (2.78%) HPUX
9 2 (1.85%) AIX
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.67%) ITIL
2 11 (10.19%) Migration
3 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (3.70%) Change Control
5 4 (3.70%) MVC
5 4 (3.70%) CRM
6 3 (2.78%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.78%) Scrum
6 3 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.78%) TDD
6 3 (2.78%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (2.78%) TOGAF
6 3 (2.78%) AOP
6 3 (2.78%) MODAF
6 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (2.78%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (1.85%) DevOps
7 2 (1.85%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.81%) SQL
2 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.33%) C#
4 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.70%) VBScript
7 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.56%) MCITP
3 5 (4.63%) MCSE
4 3 (2.78%) CCIE
4 3 (2.78%) CCNP
4 3 (2.78%) CCNA
4 3 (2.78%) CCDA
4 3 (2.78%) CCDP
4 3 (2.78%) Degree
4 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.93%) MCDST
6 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
4 6 (5.56%) vSphere
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.85%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.85%) XenApp
6 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (11.11%) SCCM
2 8 (7.41%) SCOM
3 6 (5.56%) Unicenter
3 6 (5.56%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.63%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.93%) DameWare
6 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.93%) WSUS
6 1 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (30.56%) VMware
2 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
3 16 (14.81%) Citrix
4 10 (9.26%) HP
5 7 (6.48%) NetApp
5 7 (6.48%) Lotus
6 6 (5.56%) Cisco
6 6 (5.56%) CA
6 6 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.63%) IBM
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle
8 4 (3.70%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.78%) Symantec
9 3 (2.78%) Juniper
9 3 (2.78%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.85%) AppSense
10 2 (1.85%) Remedy
10 2 (1.85%) McAfee
10 2 (1.85%) Sybase
10 2 (1.85%) Dell
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