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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.09% 14.04% 10.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.05% 67.80% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 12
Average daily rate £318 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £144 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £350 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £14.00 £19.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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
41 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.65% 20.70% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 27
Average daily rate £310 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £163 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £19.10 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.85%) Windows 7
2 20 (29.85%) Windows Server
3 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
4 18 (26.87%) .NET
5 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.91%) VMware
7 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
8 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
8 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
9 9 (13.43%) ITIL
9 9 (13.43%) SQL
9 9 (13.43%) DevOps
10 8 (11.94%) Office 365
10 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (11.94%) MS Office
11 7 (10.45%) C#
11 7 (10.45%) SCOM
11 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (10.45%) IaaS
12 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
12 6 (8.96%) Advertising
12 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
12 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
12 6 (8.96%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.99%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.94%) Office 365
3 7 (10.45%) IaaS
4 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.99%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) LAN
2 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 2 (2.99%) Network Security
3 2 (2.99%) SAN
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
4 1 (1.49%) MPLS
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) VLAN
4 1 (1.49%) VoIP
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) FxCop
3 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.99%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (8.96%) Advertising
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Consultant
3 7 (10.45%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) IT Support
6 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Developer
6 4 (5.97%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.48%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.97%) WinForms
4 2 (2.99%) COM
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) XML
5 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.96%) NHS
2 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Windows 7
1 20 (29.85%) Windows Server
2 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.46%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) Unix
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) SUSE
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.43%) DevOps
2 9 (13.43%) ITIL
3 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
4 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (7.46%) Migration
4 5 (7.46%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.97%) CRM
5 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (5.97%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.48%) SDLC
6 3 (4.48%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.99%) Case Management
7 2 (2.99%) Coaching
7 2 (2.99%) High Availability
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.99%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.43%) SQL
3 7 (10.45%) C#
4 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.49%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) VB6
6 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) MCP
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.99%) ISEB
3 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.99%) MCSE
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) MCITP
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) NCIE
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.49%) QA
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.49%) Firmware
4 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.49%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCOM
2 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.46%) Puppet
3 4 (5.97%) SCCM
4 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.99%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.99%) WSUS
5 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.49%) Nagios
5 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.49%) vRealize
5 1 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.49%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Citrix
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle
5 4 (5.97%) SaltStack
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco
6 3 (4.48%) HP
6 3 (4.48%) IBM
6 3 (4.48%) NetApp
6 3 (4.48%) SAP
6 3 (4.48%) Wyse
7 2 (2.99%) Infor
7 2 (2.99%) Lotus
7 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.99%) Symantec
8 1 (1.49%) arcserve
8 1 (1.49%) Capita
8 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.49%) Sophos
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