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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 46 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.89% 8.76% 11.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.33% 70.59% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £100 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £17.00 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.53%
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
75 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.38% 12.41% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 28
Average daily rate £300 £190 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -52.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 14
Average hourly rate £25.10 £10.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.95% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
1 30 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 21 (24.14%) SQL
3 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 17 (19.54%) ITIL
5 16 (18.39%) MS Office
5 16 (18.39%) Citrix
5 16 (18.39%) Lotus
6 15 (17.24%) VMware
6 15 (17.24%) UNIX
6 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 14 (16.09%) Windows XP
8 13 (14.94%) SLA
8 13 (14.94%) IBM Notes
8 13 (14.94%) .NET
8 13 (14.94%) SCCM
8 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (13.79%) C#
10 11 (12.64%) WinForms
11 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
11 10 (11.49%) T-SQL
11 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
12 9 (10.34%) Linux
12 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
12 9 (10.34%) SAN
13 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
13 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (8.05%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (8.05%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 13 (14.94%) IBM Notes
2 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.05%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.60%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.30%) Apache
7 2 (2.30%) Lync
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (18.39%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) GitHub
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) SAN
2 5 (5.75%) LAN
3 2 (2.30%) WAN
3 2 (2.30%) DMZ
3 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.30%) VPN
3 2 (2.30%) MPLS
3 2 (2.30%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.30%) VLAN
4 1 (1.15%) NAS
4 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.15%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) FTP
4 1 (1.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MSI
1 5 (5.75%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (3.45%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.30%) Selenium
4 1 (1.15%) NUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Subversion
4 1 (1.15%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.15%) NBehave
4 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.15%) Moq
General
1 5 (5.75%) Automotive
2 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.15%) Retail
2 1 (1.15%) Marketing
2 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Analyst
2 16 (18.39%) Support Analyst
3 12 (13.79%) Developer
3 12 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (11.49%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.75%) Applications Packager
7 5 (5.75%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Architect
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) .NET
2 11 (12.64%) WinForms
3 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.90%) Application Packaging
5 4 (4.60%) WCF
5 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (3.45%) HTML
6 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.45%) CSS
6 3 (3.45%) WSH
6 3 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (2.30%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (2.30%) Middleware
7 2 (2.30%) NHibernate
7 2 (2.30%) Web Services
7 2 (2.30%) Software Packaging
7 2 (2.30%) Spring.NET
7 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Clustering
2 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.15%) Statistics
3 1 (1.15%) SCADA
3 1 (1.15%) DataPower
3 1 (1.15%) Social Media
3 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) UNIX
1 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
2 14 (16.09%) Windows XP
3 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.34%) Linux
6 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.45%) zOS
7 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.45%) Windows NT
7 3 (3.45%) MVS
7 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.15%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.15%) AIX
9 1 (1.15%) HPUX
9 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) ITIL
2 5 (5.75%) Migration
3 4 (4.60%) Scrum
3 4 (4.60%) PLM
3 4 (4.60%) CRM
3 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (4.60%) Validation
4 3 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (3.45%) Project Management
4 3 (3.45%) MVC
4 3 (3.45%) TDD
5 2 (2.30%) AOP
5 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.30%) Regression Testing
5 2 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.30%) Performance Testing
5 2 (2.30%) Security Testing
5 2 (2.30%) Test Scripting
5 2 (2.30%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (2.30%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) SQL
2 12 (13.79%) C#
3 10 (11.49%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.90%) VB
6 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.45%) MCSE
3 2 (2.30%) CCNP
3 2 (2.30%) CCNA
3 2 (2.30%) ISEB
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.30%) VCP4
3 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.30%) MCP
4 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.15%) MCTS
4 1 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 30 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.45%) Xen
6 2 (2.30%) NFS
6 2 (2.30%) vSphere
7 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) SCCM
2 5 (5.75%) SCOM
3 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.30%) Sysprep
4 2 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.15%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.39%) Citrix
2 16 (18.39%) Lotus
3 15 (17.24%) VMware
4 7 (8.05%) Oracle
5 6 (6.90%) SAP
6 4 (4.60%) Cisco
6 4 (4.60%) IBM
6 4 (4.60%) HP
7 3 (3.45%) McAfee
7 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.30%) Nimsoft
8 2 (2.30%) Spiceworks
8 2 (2.30%) NetApp
8 2 (2.30%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.15%) Veeam
9 1 (1.15%) Perforce
9 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.15%) CA
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
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Posted: 5 days ago
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