The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.50% 17.32% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 66.67% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 3
Median daily rate £423 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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 Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 15.00% 25.98% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 6
Median daily rate £425 £388 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +53.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Migration Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Application Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Cryptography Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCEA
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (10.00%) ATG
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Thales
2 1 (10.00%) VMware