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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Manchester / Salford
Rank 12 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 17.86% 10.53% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.72% 23.53% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £308 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
29 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 34.52% 44.74% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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
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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 31 (88.57%) LAN
1 31 (88.57%) WAN
2 30 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 30 (85.71%) VPN
2 30 (85.71%) Apple
2 30 (85.71%) VoIP
2 30 (85.71%) Unix
2 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 30 (85.71%) Firewall
2 30 (85.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 30 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 30 (85.71%) Patch Management
3 27 (77.14%) SANS
3 27 (77.14%) SSCP
3 27 (77.14%) CISSP
4 26 (74.29%) Elastic Stack
4 26 (74.29%) Splunk
4 26 (74.29%) QRadar
5 25 (71.43%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (57.14%) LogRhythm
6 20 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (57.14%) IBM
7 18 (51.43%) Information Security
8 16 (45.71%) Case Management
9 15 (42.86%) Security Operations
9 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
10 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
10 13 (37.14%) Open Source
11 12 (34.29%) Cyber Attack
11 12 (34.29%) Security Monitoring

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 4 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Jetty
2 3 (8.57%) Mongrel
2 3 (8.57%) nginx
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.57%) Google App Engine
1 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) LAN
1 31 (88.57%) WAN
2 30 (85.71%) Firewall
2 30 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 30 (85.71%) VoIP
2 30 (85.71%) VPN
3 6 (17.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (17.14%) Wireless
4 3 (8.57%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) FTP
4 3 (8.57%) HTTP
4 3 (8.57%) IPsec
4 3 (8.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Redis
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.57%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Security Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) DBA
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) SQL DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Security Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Customer Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Customer Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (22.86%) RESTful
2 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 7 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) J2EE
4 3 (8.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Cyber Attack
2 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (11.43%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Linux
1 30 (85.71%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Patch Management
1 30 (85.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 30 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 25 (71.43%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (51.43%) Information Security
5 16 (45.71%) Case Management
6 15 (42.86%) Security Operations
7 13 (37.14%) Open Source
8 12 (34.29%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (25.71%) SIEM
10 7 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (17.14%) Analytics
11 6 (17.14%) Data Analytics
11 6 (17.14%) Process Improvement
12 5 (14.29%) DevOps
13 4 (11.43%) Change Management
13 4 (11.43%) CRM
13 4 (11.43%) Document Management
13 4 (11.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Python
2 4 (11.43%) C++
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) CISSP
1 27 (77.14%) SANS
1 27 (77.14%) SSCP
2 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (74.29%) QRadar
2 10 (28.57%) Kibana
2 10 (28.57%) logstash
3 6 (17.14%) Nessus
3 6 (17.14%) Nexpose
3 6 (17.14%) Nmap
3 6 (17.14%) RSA enVision
4 3 (8.57%) Puppet
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Apple
2 26 (74.29%) Splunk
3 20 (57.14%) IBM
3 20 (57.14%) LogRhythm
4 6 (17.14%) ArcSight
4 6 (17.14%) Intel
4 6 (17.14%) Intel Security
4 6 (17.14%) NetWitness
4 6 (17.14%) Qualys
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.29%) Snow
6 3 (8.57%) Google
6 3 (8.57%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) HP