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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 16.90% 12.07% 8.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.16% 38.89% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£424 £338 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.55% -1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £269 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £428 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
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
19 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 26.76% 31.03% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Average daily rate £390 £319 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% +2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 February 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 (73.68%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) IIS
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
5 7 (36.84%) AIX
6 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Banking
6 6 (31.58%) Subversion
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
7 5 (26.32%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (26.32%) iPlanet
7 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
7 5 (26.32%) LDAP
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) OOP
8 4 (21.05%) OO
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) C
8 4 (21.05%) C++
8 4 (21.05%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (47.37%) IIS
2 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
3 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
4 5 (26.32%) iPlanet
5 3 (15.79%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
5 3 (15.79%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
6 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Subversion
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) TIBCO Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) WSDL
2 4 (21.05%) Java EE
2 4 (21.05%) JSON
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
2 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) Rendezvous
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 7 (36.84%) AIX
4 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
5 4 (21.05%) Mac OS
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
1 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) OOP
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) AWK
4 1 (5.26%) Jython
4 1 (5.26%) sed
4 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (15.79%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) CA
3 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
3 3 (15.79%) Sun
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
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