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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.59% 11.11% 10.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.02% 78.38% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £149 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £13.25 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.17 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.65% -10.06%
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
59 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.35% 14.18% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 18
Average daily rate £425 £288 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +17.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £14.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 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 24 October 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.93%) Citrix
3 18 (20.93%) SQL
4 17 (19.77%) Lotus
5 16 (18.60%) UNIX
5 16 (18.60%) ITIL
5 16 (18.60%) VMware
6 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
7 14 (16.28%) MS Office
7 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
7 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (13.95%) SLA
8 12 (13.95%) SCCM
9 11 (12.79%) IBM Notes
10 10 (11.63%) Oracle
10 10 (11.63%) Windows XP
10 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
11 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (10.47%) HP
11 9 (10.47%) SAN
12 7 (8.14%) Linux
12 7 (8.14%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (8.14%) .NET
12 7 (8.14%) C#
13 6 (6.98%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
13 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
13 6 (6.98%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (12.79%) IBM Notes
2 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.14%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (6.98%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.33%) Apache
6 2 (2.33%) Lync
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Office
2 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) ENOVIA
2 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) GitHub
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) SAN
2 5 (5.81%) LAN
3 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.33%) VPN
4 2 (2.33%) DMZ
4 2 (2.33%) WAN
4 2 (2.33%) MPLS
4 2 (2.33%) Firewall
4 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.33%) VLAN
5 1 (1.16%) NAS
5 1 (1.16%) FTP
5 1 (1.16%) HTTP
5 1 (1.16%) VoIP
5 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.33%) MSBuild
2 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) MSI
3 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.16%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.16%) NUnit
3 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.16%) NBehave
3 1 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.16%) Moq
General
1 5 (5.81%) Automotive
2 1 (1.16%) Legal
2 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.16%) Retail
2 1 (1.16%) Marketing
2 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Support Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Administrator
5 7 (8.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Designer
7 5 (5.81%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.81%) Domino Administrator
7 5 (5.81%) Server Administrator
7 5 (5.81%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Systems Support
9 3 (3.49%) Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.81%) Middleware
2 5 (5.81%) WinForms
3 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (4.65%) XML
3 4 (4.65%) XSD
4 3 (3.49%) XSLT
4 3 (3.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.49%) CSS
4 3 (3.49%) WCF
4 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (3.49%) HTML
5 2 (2.33%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (2.33%) NHibernate
5 2 (2.33%) WPF
5 2 (2.33%) Spring.NET
5 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Clustering
2 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.33%) User Experience
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Statistics
4 1 (1.16%) SCADA
4 1 (1.16%) DataPower
4 1 (1.16%) Social Media
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) UNIX
2 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.63%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.14%) Linux
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.65%) AIX
7 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.49%) Windows NT
8 3 (3.49%) MVS
8 3 (3.49%) zOS
8 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.16%) HPUX
9 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) ITIL
2 6 (6.98%) CRM
3 5 (5.81%) Migration
3 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (4.65%) PLM
4 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.65%) Validation
5 3 (3.49%) MVC
5 3 (3.49%) EAI
5 3 (3.49%) SOA
5 3 (3.49%) TDD
5 3 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.33%) AOP
6 2 (2.33%) Security Management
6 2 (2.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (2.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) C#
3 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.49%) Java
5 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.16%) VBScript
6 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.49%) MCP
3 2 (2.33%) MCSE
3 2 (2.33%) CCNP
3 2 (2.33%) CCNA
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.33%) VCP4
4 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.16%) MCTS
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.49%) Xen
5 2 (2.33%) NFS
5 2 (2.33%) vSphere
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.16%) XenApp
6 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) SCOM
3 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.33%) Sysprep
4 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.16%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.93%) Citrix
3 17 (19.77%) Lotus
4 16 (18.60%) VMware
5 10 (11.63%) Oracle
6 9 (10.47%) HP
7 6 (6.98%) SAP
8 5 (5.81%) Cisco
9 4 (4.65%) IBM
9 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.49%) Nimsoft
10 3 (3.49%) Spiceworks
10 3 (3.49%) McAfee
10 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.49%) webMethods
10 3 (3.49%) Software AG
11 2 (2.33%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.33%) Perforce
12 1 (1.16%) Veeam
12 1 (1.16%) Sophos
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