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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 52 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.68% 16.31% 13.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.41% 91.38% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 24
Median daily rate £400 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £139 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £415 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.10 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.49 £34.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +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
82 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.84% 17.85% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 29 40
Median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £115 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Median hourly rate £13.68 £12.65 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -27.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 July 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 27 July 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 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
3 29 (30.85%) Windows Server
4 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
5 23 (24.47%) DevOps
6 22 (23.40%) PowerShell
6 22 (23.40%) Windows 7
6 22 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (21.28%) SQL
7 20 (21.28%) .NET
8 18 (19.15%) Office 365
9 17 (18.09%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (18.09%) Unix
10 16 (17.02%) SharePoint
10 16 (17.02%) VMware
10 16 (17.02%) Puppet
11 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
11 15 (15.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (14.89%) SCOM
12 14 (14.89%) Configuration Management
12 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
13 13 (13.83%) Linux
13 13 (13.83%) IaaS
14 11 (11.70%) High Availability
14 11 (11.70%) MS Office
15 10 (10.64%) IBM
16 9 (9.57%) CRM
16 9 (9.57%) MS Exchange

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 16 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.57%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.51%) NServiceBus
4 7 (7.45%) IIS
5 5 (5.32%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.19%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.70%) MS Office
3 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.19%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (19.15%) Office 365
3 13 (13.83%) IaaS
4 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Network Security
2 7 (7.45%) SAN
3 5 (5.32%) DNS
3 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.26%) DHCP
5 3 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (3.19%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.19%) MPLS
6 2 (2.13%) Firewall
6 2 (2.13%) Internet
6 2 (2.13%) SSL
6 2 (2.13%) VPN
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.06%) DSL
7 1 (1.06%) Intranet
7 1 (1.06%) LAN
7 1 (1.06%) NAS
7 1 (1.06%) SSH
7 1 (1.06%) WAN
7 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (4.26%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (4.26%) Power BI
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
1 15 (15.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.51%) FxCop
2 8 (8.51%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (8.51%) StyleCop
3 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.32%) GoCD
5 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.19%) Axure RP
6 3 (3.19%) JIRA
6 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (8.51%) Retail
2 3 (3.19%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Back Office
3 2 (2.13%) Billing
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Analyst
2 13 (13.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Developer
3 9 (9.57%) Help Desk Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Service Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Consultant
4 8 (8.51%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.38%) Administrator
5 6 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (5.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Designer
6 5 (5.32%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.28%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) REST
3 6 (6.38%) CSS
4 5 (5.32%) XML
5 4 (4.26%) SOAP
5 4 (4.26%) Web Services
6 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.19%) Backbone.js
6 3 (3.19%) Flash
6 3 (3.19%) HTML
6 3 (3.19%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (3.19%) Marionette.js
6 3 (3.19%) Middleware
6 3 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (3.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.06%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.06%) JSON
7 1 (1.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.38%) DataPower
1 6 (6.38%) User Experience
2 4 (4.26%) Replication
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.19%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.13%) Blog
4 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.06%) AS400
5 1 (1.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) CMDB
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Windows Server
2 22 (23.40%) Windows 7
3 17 (18.09%) Unix
4 13 (13.83%) Linux
5 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.32%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.26%) Android
9 4 (4.26%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.13%) CentOS
11 2 (2.13%) Fedora
11 2 (2.13%) Solaris
11 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.47%) DevOps
3 14 (14.89%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.70%) High Availability
5 9 (9.57%) CRM
6 8 (8.51%) Application Packaging
6 8 (8.51%) ITIL
6 8 (8.51%) Microservices
6 8 (8.51%) Migration
7 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.32%) MODAF
8 5 (5.32%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.32%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (4.26%) SOA
10 3 (3.19%) B2C
10 3 (3.19%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.19%) Scrum
10 3 (3.19%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 20 (21.28%) SQL
3 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.19%) C
4 3 (3.19%) Python
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) Ruby
5 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.19%) CCNA
3 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.13%) CCDA
4 2 (2.13%) CCDP
4 2 (2.13%) CCIE
4 2 (2.13%) CCNP
5 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.32%) XenApp
4 3 (3.19%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (17.02%) Puppet
3 14 (14.89%) SCOM
4 6 (6.38%) Terraform
5 4 (4.26%) WSUS
6 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.13%) Ansible
7 2 (2.13%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (2.13%) SCCM
8 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.06%) Nexpose
8 1 (1.06%) Simpana
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.02%) VMware
3 10 (10.64%) IBM
4 8 (8.51%) Citrix
4 8 (8.51%) SaltStack
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle
5 5 (5.32%) Symantec
6 4 (4.26%) EMC
6 4 (4.26%) Intel Security
6 4 (4.26%) SAP
7 3 (3.19%) Apple
7 3 (3.19%) Juniper
7 3 (3.19%) Lotus
7 3 (3.19%) Sophos
8 2 (2.13%) Avaya
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco
8 2 (2.13%) HP
8 2 (2.13%) Kaseya
8 2 (2.13%) Mercator
8 2 (2.13%) Sage