The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Cheshire / Runcorn
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 33.33% 14.29% 41.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £436 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
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 Runcorn region.

Operating Systems Category
Runcorn
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 33.33% 14.29% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £436 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Runcorn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 24 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 Runcorn region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Veritas
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Fujitsu
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Designer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) IBM XIV
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Brocade
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) Fujitsu
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Veritas
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) IronPort
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro