The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesbrough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 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 Middlesbrough 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
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 28.57% 16.67% 44.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.63 £20.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.53% +90.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £20.50 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £20.50 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesbrough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesbrough 28.57% 16.67% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.26% +115.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.50 £175.00
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
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesbrough

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesbrough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesbrough 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 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
3 2 (28.57%) Windows CE
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (14.29%) InfoPath

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesbrough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesbrough 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Norwegian Language
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows CE
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec