The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
England / Midlands
Rank 14 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.03% 4.55% 6.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 46.15% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £475 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +74.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
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 Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.34% 9.85% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Median daily rate £325 £448 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.37% +37.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £445 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Ansible
5 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) CREST Certified
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (20.00%) nginx
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) Riak
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) GoCD
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
2 2 (13.33%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Trainer
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) LAMP
2 2 (13.33%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) SAML
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) CoreOS
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) ETL
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Go
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) CEH
2 3 (20.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) OSCP
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) Snort
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
2 1 (6.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Control-M
3 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (13.33%) Mesos
3 2 (13.33%) Nagios
3 2 (13.33%) rkt
3 2 (13.33%) Unicenter
3 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) systemd
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) New Relic
4 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Infor
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