The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 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 Runcorn 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 47.62% - 50.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£280 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Runcorn
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 52.38% 12.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Average daily rate £280 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
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Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Runcorn region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Runcorn

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Runcorn region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn 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 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) SCCM
4 6 (30.00%) SCOM
4 6 (30.00%) XenApp
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows SharePoint Services

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 6 (30.00%) Wintel Technical Specialist
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
1 6 (30.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix