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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.20% 12.34% 9.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.09% 65.28% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £33.27 £30.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
55 72 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.94% 18.90% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 9
Average daily rate £350 £300 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +106.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £188 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.80 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 5 August 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 5 August 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 35 (35.35%) Active Directory
2 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
3 30 (30.30%) VMware
4 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (23.23%) Windows 7
6 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
7 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (18.18%) ITIL
9 17 (17.17%) .NET
10 16 (16.16%) SQL
11 15 (15.15%) Citrix
12 14 (14.14%) Windows XP
12 14 (14.14%) IIS
13 13 (13.13%) SAN
14 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
14 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (11.11%) MS Office
16 10 (10.10%) C#
16 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
16 10 (10.10%) Linux
16 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
16 10 (10.10%) DNS
16 10 (10.10%) SCCM
17 9 (9.09%) SCOM
17 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
17 9 (9.09%) HTML
17 9 (9.09%) CSS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 14 (14.14%) IIS
2 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.08%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.05%) Lync
6 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.02%) CMS
8 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) MS Office
2 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.03%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.08%) Office 365
3 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.03%) IaaS
4 3 (3.03%) Yammer
5 2 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.13%) SAN
2 10 (10.10%) DNS
3 5 (5.05%) LAN
4 4 (4.04%) Internet
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.03%) WAN
6 2 (2.02%) SMTP
6 2 (2.02%) SSL
6 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.02%) NAS
6 2 (2.02%) Wireless
6 2 (2.02%) Intranet
6 2 (2.02%) Network Security
7 1 (1.01%) Firewall
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.01%) VPN
7 1 (1.01%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.02%) MSI
General
1 7 (7.07%) Retail
2 6 (6.06%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Advertising
4 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Analyst
2 15 (15.15%) Support Analyst
3 11 (11.11%) Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Architect
4 8 (8.08%) Consultant
4 8 (8.08%) Service Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (7.07%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Server Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.04%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.04%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) .NET
2 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.09%) CSS
3 9 (9.09%) WinForms
3 9 (9.09%) HTML
4 7 (7.07%) WCF
5 6 (6.06%) jQuery
6 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.05%) Entity Framework
7 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (4.04%) Web Services
8 3 (3.03%) XSLT
8 3 (3.03%) NHibernate
8 3 (3.03%) Spring.NET
8 3 (3.03%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (2.02%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.02%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (2.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) NHS
2 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.05%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.05%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) PDA
5 1 (1.01%) CMDB
5 1 (1.01%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) PMI
5 1 (1.01%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (23.23%) Windows 7
3 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (14.14%) Windows XP
5 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.10%) Linux
7 4 (4.04%) UNIX
8 2 (2.02%) AIX
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) ITIL
2 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.08%) Migration
4 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (4.04%) DevOps
5 4 (4.04%) Change Control
5 4 (4.04%) MVC
5 4 (4.04%) Scrum
5 4 (4.04%) CRM
6 3 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (3.03%) TDD
6 3 (3.03%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (3.03%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.03%) AOP
6 3 (3.03%) MODAF
6 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.02%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.16%) SQL
2 10 (10.10%) C#
2 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.07%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.07%) VB.NET
4 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.02%) VBScript
6 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) MCSE
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.04%) MCITP
1 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.03%) CCIE
2 3 (3.03%) CCNP
2 3 (3.03%) CCNA
2 3 (3.03%) CCDA
2 3 (3.03%) CCDP
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (35.35%) Active Directory
2 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.05%) vSphere
5 2 (2.02%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.02%) XenApp
6 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) SCCM
2 9 (9.09%) SCOM
3 6 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.06%) Unicenter
3 6 (6.06%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.03%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.01%) Nagios
5 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.01%) WSUS
5 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (30.30%) VMware
2 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.15%) Citrix
4 7 (7.07%) NetApp
5 6 (6.06%) HP
5 6 (6.06%) Cisco
5 6 (6.06%) SolarWinds
5 6 (6.06%) CA
6 5 (5.05%) IBM
7 4 (4.04%) Oracle
7 4 (4.04%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.03%) Symantec
8 3 (3.03%) Lotus
8 3 (3.03%) Juniper
9 2 (2.02%) Dell
9 2 (2.02%) SAP
9 2 (2.02%) McAfee
10 1 (1.01%) Sophos
10 1 (1.01%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.01%) Cognos
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