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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 2.33% - 9.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% - 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.13 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -2.41%
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
9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 20.93% 12.00% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -21.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 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 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) NHS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Nagios
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Debian
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) HAProxy

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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
1 2 (28.57%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) IMAP
2 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) MRTG
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Applications Developer
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) Debian
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Korn
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Dovecot
2 2 (28.57%) iptables
2 2 (28.57%) KVM
2 2 (28.57%) Sendmail
2 2 (28.57%) Squid
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cacti
1 2 (28.57%) HAProxy
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) OpenNebula
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat