The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 15 2
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 27.78% 7.14% 29.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.61% 18.18% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £253 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.21% -12.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Operating Systems Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 45.83% 39.29% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 5
Median daily rate £450 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +20.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Salford region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Salford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 19 (73.08%) Unix
1 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) LAN
2 18 (69.23%) VoIP
2 18 (69.23%) WAN
2 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 18 (69.23%) VPN
2 18 (69.23%) Apple
2 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 18 (69.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 18 (69.23%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (69.23%) Patch Management
3 17 (65.38%) SANS
3 17 (65.38%) SSCP
3 17 (65.38%) CISSP
4 14 (53.85%) Splunk
4 14 (53.85%) ELK Stack
4 14 (53.85%) QRadar
5 13 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (38.46%) Case Management
7 9 (34.62%) Information Security
8 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) IBM
8 8 (30.77%) LogRhythm
8 8 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
9 7 (26.92%) Web Services
9 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Nessus

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Jetty
2 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
1 18 (69.23%) LAN
1 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
1 18 (69.23%) VoIP
1 18 (69.23%) VPN
1 18 (69.23%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) HTTP
2 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (11.54%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) FTP
4 1 (3.85%) Intranet
4 1 (3.85%) IPsec
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Redis
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Calabash
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Hudson
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Robotium
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) Android Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Android Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) iOS Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Android Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) ELK Stack
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) RESTful
4 3 (11.54%) .NET
4 3 (11.54%) JSON
4 3 (11.54%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Streaming Media
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
4 2 (7.69%) NHS
4 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Linux
1 19 (73.08%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Android
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Patch Management
1 18 (69.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 18 (69.23%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (38.46%) Case Management
3 10 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (34.62%) Information Security
5 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
6 6 (23.08%) Analytics
6 6 (23.08%) Data Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) Open Source
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) SIEM
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.54%) BDD
9 3 (11.54%) Coaching
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) Mobile Development
9 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
1 4 (15.38%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) CISSP
1 17 (65.38%) SANS
1 17 (65.38%) SSCP
2 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) QRadar
2 6 (23.08%) Nessus
2 6 (23.08%) Nexpose
2 6 (23.08%) Nmap
3 4 (15.38%) Kibana
3 4 (15.38%) logstash
4 3 (11.54%) RSA enVision
5 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Apple
2 14 (53.85%) Splunk
3 8 (30.77%) IBM
3 8 (30.77%) LogRhythm
4 6 (23.08%) ArcSight
4 6 (23.08%) Intel
4 6 (23.08%) Intel Security
4 6 (23.08%) NetWitness
4 6 (23.08%) Qualys
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) Google
7 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat