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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 48 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.42% 11.60% 11.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.76% 89.36% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 13
Median daily rate £400 £190 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -55.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £105 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £368 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -27.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.35% -4.62%
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
79 47 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.86% 12.98% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 32
Median daily rate £390 £220 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £105 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 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 September 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 38 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (32.22%) Windows Server
4 28 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (26.67%) SQL
6 23 (25.56%) Office 365
6 23 (25.56%) PowerShell
6 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
7 19 (21.11%) SharePoint
8 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 18 (20.00%) DevOps
9 17 (18.89%) .NET
10 16 (17.78%) Unix
11 15 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
13 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
13 12 (13.33%) MS Exchange
14 11 (12.22%) CSS
14 11 (12.22%) ITIL
14 11 (12.22%) REST
14 11 (12.22%) IaaS
15 10 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (11.11%) Puppet
15 10 (11.11%) SCOM
15 10 (11.11%) Linux
16 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio
16 9 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
17 8 (8.89%) 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 19 (21.11%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (7.78%) NServiceBus
5 6 (6.67%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.11%) IIS
9 1 (1.11%) JBoss
9 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.89%) MS Office
3 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.33%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (25.56%) Office 365
3 11 (12.22%) IaaS
4 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Network Security
1 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.56%) SAN
3 4 (4.44%) DHCP
3 4 (4.44%) DNS
4 3 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.33%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.33%) MPLS
4 3 (3.33%) Skype
4 3 (3.33%) SSL
4 3 (3.33%) VPN
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.22%) Firewall
5 2 (2.22%) Internet
5 2 (2.22%) Wireless
6 1 (1.11%) DSL
6 1 (1.11%) LAN
6 1 (1.11%) NAS
6 1 (1.11%) SSH
6 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (7.78%) Power BI
3 6 (6.67%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (2.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.78%) FxCop
4 7 (7.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (7.78%) StyleCop
5 3 (3.33%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.33%) JIRA
6 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 4 (4.44%) Advertising
1 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
1 4 (4.44%) Marketing
1 4 (4.44%) Retail
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Automotive
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Analyst
2 15 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) Service Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Administrator
5 6 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (5.56%) Office 365 Specialist
7 4 (4.44%) Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) .NET
2 11 (12.22%) CSS
2 11 (12.22%) REST
3 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
3 7 (7.78%) Backbone.js
3 7 (7.78%) Marionette.js
3 7 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (5.56%) HTML
5 4 (4.44%) SOAP
6 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.33%) Flash
6 3 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (3.33%) Middleware
6 3 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.33%) XML
7 2 (2.22%) 802.1X
7 2 (2.22%) Web Services
8 1 (1.11%) JDBC
8 1 (1.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) DataPower
2 6 (6.67%) User Experience
3 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.44%) Replication
5 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) Blog
5 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.22%) PKI
5 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) AS400
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
6 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.11%) iSeries
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.22%) Windows Server
2 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (17.78%) Unix
4 10 (11.11%) Linux
5 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.44%) Solaris
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.33%) Android
10 2 (2.22%) CentOS
10 2 (2.22%) Fedora
10 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.11%) AIX
11 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.00%) DevOps
3 11 (12.22%) ITIL
4 9 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.89%) High Availability
6 7 (7.78%) Application Packaging
6 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (7.78%) CRM
6 7 (7.78%) Microservices
6 7 (7.78%) Migration
6 7 (7.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (7.78%) Web Design
7 4 (4.44%) BPR
7 4 (4.44%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.44%) PLM
7 4 (4.44%) Product Management
7 4 (4.44%) Time Management
8 3 (3.33%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) SQL
2 23 (25.56%) PowerShell
3 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (3.33%) C
5 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (1.11%) PHP
7 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
1 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) CCDA
3 1 (1.11%) CCDP
3 1 (1.11%) CCIE
3 1 (1.11%) CCNA
3 1 (1.11%) CCNP
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 38 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.33%) Docker
3 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.33%) vSphere
3 3 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (11.11%) Puppet
1 10 (11.11%) SCOM
2 6 (6.67%) WSUS
3 4 (4.44%) SCCM
4 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.22%) Ansible
5 2 (2.22%) Nexpose
5 2 (2.22%) Terraform
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) VMware
3 7 (7.78%) IBM
3 7 (7.78%) SaltStack
4 5 (5.56%) Citrix
4 5 (5.56%) EMC
4 5 (5.56%) Symantec
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco
5 4 (4.44%) Intel Security
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle
5 4 (4.44%) SAP
6 3 (3.33%) Juniper
6 3 (3.33%) Sophos
7 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.22%) FireEye
7 2 (2.22%) Kaseya
7 2 (2.22%) Lotus
7 2 (2.22%) Sage
7 2 (2.22%) Sourcefire
7 2 (2.22%) TippingPoint