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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 43 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.68% 11.62% 8.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.48% 63.01% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.51% +103.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £210 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £475 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.00%
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
46 73 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.57% 18.43% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 10
Average daily rate £240 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £210 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +215.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 33 (34.02%) Active Directory
2 31 (31.96%) SQL Server
3 26 (26.80%) VMware
4 25 (25.77%) Windows 7
5 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
7 17 (17.53%) .NET
7 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (16.49%) SQL
8 16 (16.49%) ITIL
9 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (13.40%) Windows XP
10 13 (13.40%) IIS
11 12 (12.37%) MS Office
11 12 (12.37%) SAN
12 11 (11.34%) NHS
12 11 (11.34%) Citrix
12 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
12 11 (11.34%) Linux
12 11 (11.34%) SCOM
13 10 (10.31%) SCCM
13 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
14 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
14 9 (9.28%) DNS
14 9 (9.28%) MS Exchange
14 9 (9.28%) C#

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (13.40%) IIS
2 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.28%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.15%) Lync
5 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.06%) CMS
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Office
2 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.22%) Office 365
3 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.15%) IaaS
5 2 (2.06%) Yammer
5 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) SAN
2 9 (9.28%) DNS
3 3 (3.09%) LAN
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.06%) Network Security
4 2 (2.06%) Internet
4 2 (2.06%) Wireless
4 2 (2.06%) WAN
4 2 (2.06%) SMTP
4 2 (2.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.03%) DHCP
5 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.03%) VPN
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (1.03%) MPLS
5 1 (1.03%) Firewall
5 1 (1.03%) NAS
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.06%) MSI
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (7.22%) Retail
2 5 (5.15%) Advertising
2 5 (5.15%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Law
3 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (25.77%) Analyst
2 15 (15.46%) Support Analyst
3 10 (10.31%) Service Analyst
3 10 (10.31%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Developer
5 8 (8.25%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (7.22%) Architect
6 7 (7.22%) Consultant
6 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) .NET
2 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.25%) CSS
3 8 (8.25%) WinForms
3 8 (8.25%) HTML
4 6 (6.19%) jQuery
4 6 (6.19%) WCF
5 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.12%) Web Services
5 4 (4.12%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.06%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (2.06%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (2.06%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (2.06%) XML
7 2 (2.06%) XSLT
7 2 (2.06%) NHibernate
7 2 (2.06%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) NHS
2 5 (5.15%) Thin Client
2 5 (5.15%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) PDA
5 1 (1.03%) CMDB
5 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) PMI
5 1 (1.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.77%) Windows 7
2 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (13.40%) Windows XP
5 11 (11.34%) Linux
6 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.12%) UNIX
8 2 (2.06%) AIX
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) ITIL
2 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.25%) Migration
4 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (6.19%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (6.19%) DevOps
5 5 (5.15%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.12%) CRM
6 4 (4.12%) Scrum
6 4 (4.12%) Change Control
7 3 (3.09%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (3.09%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.09%) MODAF
7 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.09%) MVC
8 2 (2.06%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.06%) TDD
8 2 (2.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) C#
2 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.22%) T-SQL
3 7 (7.22%) VB.NET
3 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.06%) VBScript
5 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.09%) MCITP
3 3 (3.09%) CCIE
3 3 (3.09%) CCNP
3 3 (3.09%) CCNA
3 3 (3.09%) CCDA
3 3 (3.09%) CCDP
3 3 (3.09%) MCSE
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.03%) MCSA
5 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (34.02%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.22%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.12%) vSphere
5 2 (2.06%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.06%) XenApp
6 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) SCOM
2 10 (10.31%) SCCM
3 7 (7.22%) Backup Exec
4 6 (6.19%) Unicenter
4 6 (6.19%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.09%) Puppet
5 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Intune
7 1 (1.03%) WSUS
7 1 (1.03%) Nagios
7 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) VMware
2 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.34%) Citrix
4 7 (7.22%) SolarWinds
5 6 (6.19%) CA
5 6 (6.19%) NetApp
5 6 (6.19%) Cisco
6 4 (4.12%) HP
6 4 (4.12%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.09%) Symantec
7 3 (3.09%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.09%) Juniper
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle
7 3 (3.09%) SAP
8 2 (2.06%) IBM
8 2 (2.06%) McAfee
9 1 (1.03%) Sophos
9 1 (1.03%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.03%) Cognos
9 1 (1.03%) Dell
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