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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.53% 22.95% 22.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 82.35% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Windows
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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 Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 21.05% 27.87% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 13
Average daily rate £375 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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
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 27 April 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) AIX
3 8 (50.00%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Objective-C
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Banking
5 6 (37.50%) Subversion
5 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
5 6 (37.50%) JSON
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) HTML5
5 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 6 (37.50%) Java EE
5 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (37.50%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) C
5 6 (37.50%) C++

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) IIS
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 3 (18.75%) iPlanet
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) TIBCO Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) WSDL
2 6 (37.50%) JSON
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
2 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (37.50%) Java EE
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (18.75%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) AIX
3 8 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
4 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) OOP
1 6 (37.50%) OO
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) TDD
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
1 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) C
2 6 (37.50%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (18.75%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) CA
3 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
3 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft