The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale 25.00% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
Windows
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Rochdale

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Rochdale

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Rochdale

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Rochdale

Windows
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Rochdale 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 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Lync
3 3 (60.00%) SCSM
4 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (20.00%) Application Discovery
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Rochdale 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 3 (60.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Support
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Application Discovery
1 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware