The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 25.71% 8.33% 34.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 42.86% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £9.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.87 - £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 - £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%
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
15 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 42.86% 19.44% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 11
Average daily rate £305 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.67 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -24.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 7 (43.75%) Android
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (37.50%) XPath
2 6 (37.50%) Grails
2 6 (37.50%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) Maven
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) DOM
2 6 (37.50%) XSLT
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 6 (37.50%) J2SE
2 6 (37.50%) Servlets
2 6 (37.50%) JMS
2 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 6 (37.50%) XML Schema
2 6 (37.50%) SAX
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (37.50%) Hazelcast
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) NHS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Hazelcast
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
1 6 (37.50%) DOM
1 6 (37.50%) XSLT
1 6 (37.50%) J2SE
1 6 (37.50%) JMS
1 6 (37.50%) XML Schema
1 6 (37.50%) SAX
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (37.50%) Spring
1 6 (37.50%) Servlets
1 6 (37.50%) Grails
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Android
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Test Management
2 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) OO
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) XPath
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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