The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.69% 21.13% 23.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 75.00% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 13
Average daily rate
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£313 £353 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £259 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £480 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -9.37%
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
13 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 20.00% 28.17% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 14
Average daily rate £235 £319 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.33% -6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £252 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 (46.67%) SQL
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) iPlanet
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Clustering
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Subversion
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (26.67%) iPlanet
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (6.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (6.67%) JBoss
5 1 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) Rendezvous
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Tandem
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) SOA
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Validation
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) AWK
5 1 (6.67%) Jython
5 1 (6.67%) sed
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.67%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (6.67%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (6.67%) Foglight
1 1 (6.67%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (13.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Tumbleweed
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