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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 7 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.12% 8.57% 15.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 31.03% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £348 £488 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.71% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £416 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £509 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 27.27% 27.62% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 4
Median daily rate £345 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £380 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £513 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Netcool
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) Migration

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 (16.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Migration Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Management Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) RUP
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (16.67%) Netcool
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec