The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Cheshire / Macclesfield
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 14.58% 25.00% 18.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 90.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £600 £281 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.66 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Operating Systems Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 25.00% 27.78% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £600 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.66 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for Windows.

1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (33.33%) NHS
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (33.33%) Puppet
3 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (26.67%) Amazon S3
4 4 (26.67%) High Availability
4 4 (26.67%) YAML
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) AWS Certification
4 4 (26.67%) boto

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield 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 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon S3
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Network Technician
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) boto
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) JSON
1 4 (26.67%) YAML
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Security
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSE
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) Salt
3 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.67%) VMware