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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 16.67% 54.55% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
Windows
Cheshire

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
1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 16.67% 54.55% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 7 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory