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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 58.33% 50.00% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 68.75% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
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£465 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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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
7 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 58.33% 72.73% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 0
Average daily rate £465 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
3 7 (46.67%) Migration
3 7 (46.67%) Lotus
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) MPLS
3 7 (46.67%) IBM Notes
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (40.00%) EMC VNX
4 6 (40.00%) EMC
4 6 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (26.67%) Juniper
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (20.00%) SSL
6 3 (20.00%) IIS
6 3 (20.00%) Websense
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
7 2 (13.33%) C
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 1 (6.67%) Incident Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) IBM Notes
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
1 7 (46.67%) MPLS
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) WAAS
5 1 (6.67%) DMVPN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Technical Architect
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Lead Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
1 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Lotus
3 6 (40.00%) NetApp
3 6 (40.00%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) Websense
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco