The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Rochdale 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank - - 4
Contract jobs citing Windows 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale - - 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale - - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
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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 13 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) 3Com
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Ruckus Wireless

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) 3Com
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Ruckus Wireless
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