The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 7.69% 36.84% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate £150 £225 £134
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +67.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.70% -3.22%
Windows
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Crewe region.

Operating Systems Category
Crewe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 7.69% 36.84% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate £150 £225 £134
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +67.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Crewe region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Crewe region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Crewe

Windows
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft