The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Mobile skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Mobile over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Mobile
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.44% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -38.33%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
287 239 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.00% 20.96% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 115 104
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £9.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.88 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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Windows Mobile
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Mobile Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows Mobile
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Mobile Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Mobile
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Mobile Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Mobile
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services

Windows Mobile
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) VMware