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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.84% 8.33% 6.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.39% 54.55% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Average hourly rate £12.89 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.37% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.19 £13.50 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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
46 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.08% 15.28% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 11
Average daily rate £250 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
1 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
2 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
3 18 (24.32%) UNIX
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.92%) SQL
6 12 (16.22%) SLA
7 11 (14.86%) Citrix
7 11 (14.86%) Oracle
8 10 (13.51%) ITIL
8 10 (13.51%) Windows XP
8 10 (13.51%) HP
8 10 (13.51%) Lotus
8 10 (13.51%) SCCM
9 9 (12.16%) VMware
10 8 (10.81%) Migration
10 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (10.81%) Linux
11 7 (9.46%) IBM Notes
11 7 (9.46%) XML
11 7 (9.46%) MS Office
11 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
11 7 (9.46%) Middleware
11 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
12 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
12 6 (8.11%) SAP
12 6 (8.11%) XSD
12 6 (8.11%) Lotus Domino

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (9.46%) IBM Notes
2 6 (8.11%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.70%) Lync
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) GitHub
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) SAN
2 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (1.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) VoIP
4 1 (1.35%) FTP
4 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.70%) Subversion
1 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (6.76%) Automotive
2 1 (1.35%) Legal
2 1 (1.35%) Marketing
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Analyst
2 16 (21.62%) Support Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (12.16%) Administrator
5 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Designer
8 4 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.05%) Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Support
9 3 (4.05%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.05%) Server Administrator
9 3 (4.05%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) XML
1 7 (9.46%) Middleware
2 6 (8.11%) XSD
3 5 (6.76%) XSLT
4 4 (5.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.70%) .NET
7 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.05%) Statistics
3 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.35%) Wiki
4 1 (1.35%) DataPower
4 1 (1.35%) Social Media
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
2 18 (24.32%) UNIX
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.51%) Windows XP
5 8 (10.81%) Linux
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.11%) AIX
8 4 (5.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.05%) zOS
10 2 (2.70%) Windows NT
10 2 (2.70%) MVS
11 1 (1.35%) Windows CE
11 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Migration
3 5 (6.76%) CRM
3 5 (6.76%) EAI
3 5 (6.76%) SOA
3 5 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.41%) Validation
4 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.41%) PLM
5 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.70%) Line Management
6 2 (2.70%) Security Management
6 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.35%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (1.35%) SEO
7 1 (1.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.76%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.35%) MCTS
3 1 (1.35%) MCP
3 1 (1.35%) MCSE
3 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.70%) NFS
4 2 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (1.35%) XenServer
5 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.70%) OpenView
3 2 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.35%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.35%) WSUS
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Oracle
2 11 (14.86%) Citrix
3 10 (13.51%) HP
3 10 (13.51%) Lotus
4 9 (12.16%) VMware
5 6 (8.11%) SAP
5 6 (8.11%) IBM
6 5 (6.76%) Software AG
6 5 (6.76%) webMethods
7 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.70%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.70%) Nimsoft
8 2 (2.70%) Spiceworks
8 2 (2.70%) Perforce
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco
9 1 (1.35%) Adobe
9 1 (1.35%) Cognos
9 1 (1.35%) Sybase
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