The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Dudley
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dudley 62.50% 75.00% 37.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £103 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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

Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dudley 62.50% 75.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £103 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dudley region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Dudley

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Dudley

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Dudley

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Dudley

Windows
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Dudley region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (83.33%) SLA
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware