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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 57 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.17% 17.48% 11.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 90.48% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 27
Median daily rate £363 £330 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £143 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
52 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.69% 19.33% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 44
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £21.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 33 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
4 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
5 20 (25.64%) VMware
5 20 (25.64%) DevOps
6 19 (24.36%) .NET
7 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
8 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (20.51%) Linux
9 13 (16.67%) Office 365
9 13 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (15.38%) Puppet
10 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 11 (14.10%) Unix
12 10 (12.82%) MS Office
12 10 (12.82%) SQL
12 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
12 10 (12.82%) TOGAF
12 10 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (12.82%) SCOM
13 9 (11.54%) Retail
13 9 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
13 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server

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 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.26%) IIS
3 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.13%) NServiceBus
4 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
1 10 (12.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (16.67%) Office 365
3 8 (10.26%) IaaS
4 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.85%) GitHub
6 2 (2.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Network Security
1 4 (5.13%) SAN
2 3 (3.85%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) Intranet
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) LAN
3 2 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.28%) DHCP
4 1 (1.28%) DSL
4 1 (1.28%) NAS
4 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.28%) SSH
4 1 (1.28%) SSL
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) VoIP
4 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.13%) FxCop
4 4 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.13%) StyleCop
5 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (11.54%) Retail
2 3 (3.85%) Advertising
3 2 (2.56%) Billing
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Consultant
4 8 (10.26%) Architect
5 7 (8.97%) DevOps Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.13%) Network Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) Web Services
2 4 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (2.56%) COM
4 1 (1.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.56%) Blog
4 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) CMDB
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 16 (20.51%) Linux
4 11 (14.10%) Unix
5 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.41%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.56%) CentOS
10 2 (2.56%) Fedora
10 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.28%) Android
11 1 (1.28%) Solaris
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) DevOps
2 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 10 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (12.82%) TOGAF
5 9 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (8.97%) CRM
6 7 (8.97%) MODAF
7 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.69%) High Availability
7 6 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 6 (7.69%) ITIL
8 5 (6.41%) Migration
9 4 (5.13%) Application Packaging
9 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (5.13%) Microservices
10 3 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.82%) SQL
3 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.85%) Python
4 2 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (1.28%) C
5 1 (1.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.13%) CCNA
3 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) CCDA
4 2 (2.56%) CCDP
4 2 (2.56%) CCIE
4 2 (2.56%) CCNP
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) MCSE
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) MCSA
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 33 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (15.38%) Puppet
3 10 (12.82%) SCOM
4 6 (7.69%) Terraform
5 4 (5.13%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (5.13%) WSUS
6 3 (3.85%) SCCM
7 2 (2.56%) Ansible
7 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.28%) Simpana
8 1 (1.28%) vRealize
8 1 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (1.28%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.64%) VMware
3 8 (10.26%) Citrix
4 6 (7.69%) IBM
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle
5 4 (5.13%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.85%) Apple
6 3 (3.85%) NetApp
6 3 (3.85%) Symantec
6 3 (3.85%) Wyse
7 2 (2.56%) Avaya
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco
7 2 (2.56%) Infor
7 2 (2.56%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.56%) Juniper
7 2 (2.56%) Lotus
7 2 (2.56%) Mercator
7 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.56%) SAP