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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 51 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.29% 12.65% 15.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.93% 62.12% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £210 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +110.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £152 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £360 £120
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -36.95%
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
58 66 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.53% 20.37% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 9
Average daily rate £300 £300 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £163 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £408 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -36.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.80 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 1 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 36 (37.89%) Active Directory
2 31 (32.63%) VMware
2 31 (32.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (28.42%) Windows 7
4 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
6 19 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 19 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (16.84%) Citrix
8 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
8 14 (14.74%) Linux
9 13 (13.68%) ITIL
10 12 (12.63%) IIS
10 12 (12.63%) SCCM
10 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (11.58%) SAN
11 11 (11.58%) NHS
12 10 (10.53%) HP
12 10 (10.53%) DNS
12 10 (10.53%) Migration
13 9 (9.47%) MS Office
13 9 (9.47%) UNIX
13 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (8.42%) SQL
14 8 (8.42%) MS Exchange
15 7 (7.37%) VMware ESX
15 7 (7.37%) SLA
15 7 (7.37%) NetApp
15 7 (7.37%) Lotus
15 7 (7.37%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 12 (12.63%) IIS
2 8 (8.42%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.32%) IBM Notes
4 5 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.21%) Lync
5 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.05%) CMS
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Office
2 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.37%) Office 365
3 3 (3.16%) Yammer
4 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) SAN
2 10 (10.53%) DNS
3 6 (6.32%) LAN
4 5 (5.26%) Internet
4 5 (5.26%) WAN
5 3 (3.16%) Wireless
5 3 (3.16%) Intranet
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.11%) NAS
6 2 (2.11%) Network Security
6 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.05%) SMTP
7 1 (1.05%) DHCP
7 1 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) MySQL
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.11%) MSI
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.32%) Retail
1 6 (6.32%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.05%) Law
3 1 (1.05%) Advertising
3 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Support Analyst
3 10 (10.53%) Administrator
4 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Consultant
5 8 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.37%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Windows Server Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Architect
8 5 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.21%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.21%) Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Applications Packager
10 3 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) .NET
2 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.21%) Application Packaging
4 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.11%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.11%) CSS
4 2 (2.11%) XML
4 2 (2.11%) HTML
4 2 (2.11%) WinForms
5 1 (1.05%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.05%) XSLT
5 1 (1.05%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.05%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (1.05%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (1.05%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.05%) LINQ
5 1 (1.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) NHS
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.16%) Statistics
5 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.11%) Wiki
5 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (28.42%) Windows 7
3 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 14 (14.74%) Linux
6 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.47%) UNIX
8 3 (3.16%) HPUX
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) ITIL
2 10 (10.53%) Migration
3 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (3.16%) MODAF
3 3 (3.16%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (3.16%) TOGAF
3 3 (3.16%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (2.11%) Change Control
4 2 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (2.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (2.11%) MVC
5 1 (1.05%) PLM
5 1 (1.05%) PDM
5 1 (1.05%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.05%) Change Management
5 1 (1.05%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.05%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.37%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.21%) VBScript
5 3 (3.16%) C#
6 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.26%) MCITP
2 5 (5.26%) Degree
3 4 (4.21%) MCSE
4 3 (3.16%) CCIE
4 3 (3.16%) CCNP
4 3 (3.16%) CCNA
4 3 (3.16%) CCDA
4 3 (3.16%) CCDP
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.05%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) MCDST
6 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (37.89%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.37%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.11%) XenApp
7 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) SCCM
2 7 (7.37%) SCOM
3 6 (6.32%) Unicenter
3 6 (6.32%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.21%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.16%) OpenView
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.05%) DameWare
6 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (32.63%) VMware
2 16 (16.84%) Citrix
3 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.53%) HP
5 7 (7.37%) NetApp
5 7 (7.37%) Lotus
6 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds
6 6 (6.32%) Oracle
6 6 (6.32%) CA
7 5 (5.26%) IBM
7 5 (5.26%) LANDesk
8 4 (4.21%) Cisco
9 3 (3.16%) Juniper
9 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.16%) Sybase
10 2 (2.11%) Symantec
10 2 (2.11%) Remedy
10 2 (2.11%) McAfee
10 2 (2.11%) AppSense
11 1 (1.05%) Sophos
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