The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 33.33% 20.00% 29.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 57.14% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£183 £465 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.75% +34.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £465 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £465 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.70 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+8.27% -8.44%
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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
11 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 61.11% 35.00% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 8
Average daily rate £430 £390 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +18.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £315 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £465 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 20 October 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 21 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (25.00%) XenApp
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
8 1 (6.25%) SCCM
8 1 (6.25%) SCOM
8 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Server Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Wintel Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Wintel Technical Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix