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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 12.50% 12.50% 15.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 75.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £420 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 31.25% 16.67% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Median daily rate £425 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 27 August 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 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) DRM
2 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (50.00%) Streaming Media
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Hudson
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Robotium
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Calabash
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching

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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Calabash
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Hudson
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Robotium
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Android Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Android Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) iOS Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Mobile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Streaming Media
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) DRM
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware