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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 56 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.51% 12.99% 12.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.29% 92.00% 62.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 22
Median daily rate £375 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 17
Median hourly rate £13.34 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
82 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.38% 14.12% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 39
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £105 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -52.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 36 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
3 28 (30.11%) Windows Server
4 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (22.58%) PowerShell
5 21 (22.58%) SQL
5 21 (22.58%) Unix
6 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
6 20 (21.51%) Windows 7
7 17 (18.28%) SharePoint
7 17 (18.28%) DevOps
8 16 (17.20%) Office 365
8 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
8 16 (17.20%) .NET
9 15 (16.13%) VMware
10 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (12.90%) Linux
12 11 (11.83%) MS Office
12 11 (11.83%) IaaS
13 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (10.75%) IBM
13 10 (10.75%) Puppet
13 10 (10.75%) SCOM
14 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
14 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
14 9 (9.68%) ITIL
14 9 (9.68%) High Availability

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 17 (18.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.53%) NServiceBus
4 6 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (5.38%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.23%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.23%) IIS
7 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.08%) JBoss
9 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.83%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (17.20%) Office 365
3 11 (11.83%) IaaS
4 7 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) Network Security
1 7 (7.53%) SAN
1 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.30%) DHCP
2 4 (4.30%) DNS
3 3 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.23%) Internet
3 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.23%) MPLS
3 3 (3.23%) SSL
3 3 (3.23%) VPN
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.15%) Firewall
4 2 (2.15%) Wireless
5 1 (1.08%) DSL
5 1 (1.08%) Intranet
5 1 (1.08%) LAN
5 1 (1.08%) NAS
5 1 (1.08%) SSH
5 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (5.38%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (5.38%) Power BI
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.15%) MySQL
6 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.53%) FxCop
3 7 (7.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (7.53%) StyleCop
4 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.23%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.23%) JIRA
6 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (8.60%) Retail
2 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.30%) Advertising
3 4 (4.30%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Finance
5 2 (2.15%) Back Office
5 2 (2.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) Automotive
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Analyst
2 12 (12.90%) Developer
3 8 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) Help Desk Analyst
3 8 (8.60%) Service Analyst
3 8 (8.60%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (8.60%) Support Analyst
4 6 (6.45%) Administrator
4 6 (6.45%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.38%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) Cloud Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) Designer
5 5 (5.38%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (5.38%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (4.30%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) .NET
2 8 (8.60%) CSS
2 8 (8.60%) REST
3 5 (5.38%) XML
4 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.30%) Backbone.js
4 4 (4.30%) HTML
4 4 (4.30%) Marionette.js
4 4 (4.30%) SOAP
4 4 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (4.30%) Web Services
5 3 (3.23%) Flash
5 3 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.23%) Middleware
5 3 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.15%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.08%) JDBC
7 1 (1.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.45%) DataPower
2 6 (6.45%) User Experience
3 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.30%) Replication
5 3 (3.23%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.15%) Blog
6 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.15%) NHS
6 2 (2.15%) PKI
6 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) AS400
7 1 (1.08%) CMDB
7 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.08%) iSeries
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.11%) Windows Server
2 21 (22.58%) Unix
3 20 (21.51%) Windows 7
4 12 (12.90%) Linux
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.30%) Android
9 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.30%) Solaris
9 4 (4.30%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.15%) CentOS
10 2 (2.15%) Fedora
10 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.08%) AIX
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.28%) DevOps
3 9 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
3 9 (9.68%) High Availability
3 9 (9.68%) ITIL
4 7 (7.53%) Application Packaging
4 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.53%) CRM
4 7 (7.53%) Microservices
5 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.45%) Migration
6 5 (5.38%) Business Analysis
6 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (5.38%) MODAF
6 5 (5.38%) PLM
6 5 (5.38%) Product Management
6 5 (5.38%) TOGAF
6 5 (5.38%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) PowerShell
1 21 (22.58%) SQL
2 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.30%) C#
4 3 (3.23%) C
5 2 (2.15%) Java
5 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
1 6 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) CCNA
2 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.15%) CCDA
3 2 (2.15%) CCDP
3 2 (2.15%) CCIE
3 2 (2.15%) CCNP
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.08%) MCSE
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 36 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) XenApp
4 3 (3.23%) Docker
4 3 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (10.75%) Puppet
1 10 (10.75%) SCOM
2 7 (7.53%) WSUS
3 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.15%) Ansible
4 2 (2.15%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (2.15%) Nexpose
4 2 (2.15%) SCCM
4 2 (2.15%) Terraform
5 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) Simpana
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) VMware
3 10 (10.75%) IBM
4 7 (7.53%) SaltStack
5 6 (6.45%) Citrix
6 5 (5.38%) Intel Security
6 5 (5.38%) Symantec
7 4 (4.30%) Apple
7 4 (4.30%) Juniper
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle
7 4 (4.30%) SAP
8 3 (3.23%) Cisco
8 3 (3.23%) EMC
8 3 (3.23%) Lotus
8 3 (3.23%) Sophos
9 2 (2.15%) Avaya
9 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.15%) HP
9 2 (2.15%) Sage
9 2 (2.15%) Sourcefire
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 - £200 per day, Benefits There is an opportunity to work remotely
Posted: 3 days ago