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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 20.69% 7.41% 12.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.17% 40.00% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Median daily rate £428 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.45% -5.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.35% -4.62%
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
23 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 39.66% 18.52% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 9
Median daily rate £425 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 8 (61.54%) Unix
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) VoIP
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
2 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) Apple
2 7 (53.85%) SSCP
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (53.85%) Splunk
2 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (53.85%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (53.85%) LogRhythm
2 7 (53.85%) Patch Management
2 7 (53.85%) ELK Stack
2 7 (53.85%) QRadar
2 7 (53.85%) SANS
3 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration

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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Jetty
1 1 (7.69%) Mongrel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Google App Engine
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 7 (53.85%) VoIP
1 7 (53.85%) VPN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) FTP
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Redis
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Calabash
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Hudson
2 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Robotium
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Android Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Android Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) ELK Stack
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (23.08%) Streaming Media
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) NHS
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Android
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Network Monitoring
1 7 (53.85%) Patch Management
1 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) DRM
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Development
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
4 3 (23.08%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
2 3 (23.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
1 7 (53.85%) SANS
1 7 (53.85%) SSCP
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) QRadar
2 3 (23.08%) Kibana
2 3 (23.08%) logstash
3 2 (15.38%) RSA enVision
4 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Apple
1 7 (53.85%) IBM
1 7 (53.85%) LogRhythm
1 7 (53.85%) Splunk
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat