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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 10.53% 18.52% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 83.33% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.73 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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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 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 10.53% 22.22% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.73 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Back Office
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) VB
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) WinForms
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (7.69%) IIS
7 1 (7.69%) MS Office
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (46.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
1 6 (46.15%) WinForms
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) VB
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) VMware