The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale 33.33% - 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £190
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -1.61%
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 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale 33.33% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £190
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Rochdale region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) SCSM
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (25.00%) Application Discovery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale 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 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ADSL
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Application Discovery
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat