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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 20.93% 1.61% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 10.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £275 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
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 Macclesfield region.

Operating Systems Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 20.93% 16.13% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Median daily rate £275 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) NHS
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) VMware