The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 52 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.48% 12.50% 22.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.28% 42.86% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 7
Median daily rate £330 £375 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +141.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £204 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £452 £223
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
Windows
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.15% 29.17% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 8
Median daily rate £344 £375 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +141.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £485 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Shropshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Shropshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -2 49 £330 -11.11% 9
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (31.33%) Windows Server
3 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
5 19 (22.89%) SQL
5 19 (22.89%) XML
6 18 (21.69%) MS Office
6 18 (21.69%) Oracle
6 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
7 17 (20.48%) Java
7 17 (20.48%) Unix
7 17 (20.48%) Linux
8 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
8 16 (19.28%) Windows 7
9 13 (15.66%) Confluence
9 13 (15.66%) JIRA
9 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
9 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
10 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
10 12 (14.46%) Windows 10
10 12 (14.46%) DevOps
11 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
11 11 (13.25%) Apache
12 10 (12.05%) Configuration Management
12 10 (12.05%) VMware
12 10 (12.05%) SCCM
12 10 (12.05%) Load Balancing
13 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
13 9 (10.84%) Project Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 13 (15.66%) Confluence
2 11 (13.25%) Apache
3 7 (8.43%) IIS
3 7 (8.43%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.61%) Documentum
5 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.20%) JBoss
7 1 (1.20%) nginx
7 1 (1.20%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) MS Office
2 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.61%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) Office 365
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.20%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.20%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) IPv4
1 7 (8.43%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (8.43%) SSL
2 6 (7.23%) Firewall
3 3 (3.61%) VPN
4 2 (2.41%) DNS
4 2 (2.41%) HTTP
4 2 (2.41%) LAN
4 2 (2.41%) WAN
5 1 (1.20%) DHCP
5 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.20%) Internet
5 1 (1.20%) Intranet
5 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.20%) NAS
5 1 (1.20%) SAN
5 1 (1.20%) SMS
5 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.41%) HBase
4 2 (2.41%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) JIRA
2 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (8.43%) FishEye
5 7 (8.43%) GoCD
5 7 (8.43%) PVCS
5 7 (8.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (7.23%) Bitbucket
7 5 (6.02%) Toad
8 2 (2.41%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.41%) Gatling
8 2 (2.41%) Selenium
8 2 (2.41%) Subversion
9 1 (1.20%) Grunt
9 1 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (3.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Architect
2 17 (20.48%) Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Developer
4 7 (8.43%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Test Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Administrator
5 6 (7.23%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Build Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (3.61%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) XML
2 8 (9.64%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET
2 8 (9.64%) CSS
2 8 (9.64%) HTML
3 7 (8.43%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.43%) Apache Cordova
3 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (8.43%) PhoneGap
3 7 (8.43%) WinForms
4 5 (6.02%) Web Services
5 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.20%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.20%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.20%) HTML5
5 1 (1.20%) JSON
5 1 (1.20%) Node.js
5 1 (1.20%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Statistics
3 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.61%) Robotics
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Pocket PC
5 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.33%) Windows Server
2 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (20.48%) Linux
3 17 (20.48%) Unix
4 16 (19.28%) Windows 7
5 12 (14.46%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.23%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.23%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.41%) AIX
9 1 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.20%) Solaris
9 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.20%) VMS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.20%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.46%) DevOps
3 10 (12.05%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.05%) Load Balancing
4 9 (10.84%) Data Modelling
4 9 (10.84%) Project Management
5 8 (9.64%) OO
5 8 (9.64%) Scrum
6 7 (8.43%) ITIL
6 7 (8.43%) Mobile Development
6 7 (8.43%) MVC
6 7 (8.43%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.43%) Process Improvement
6 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.43%) TDD
6 7 (8.43%) Test Strategy
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.02%) Migration
8 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) SQL
2 17 (20.48%) Java
3 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.64%) C#
5 4 (4.82%) Perl
5 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.61%) COBOL
6 3 (3.61%) Python
6 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) Groovy
8 1 (1.20%) Haskell
8 1 (1.20%) Jython
8 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) ISEB
3 7 (8.43%) ISTQB
4 6 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.61%) MCSE
7 2 (2.41%) Degree
7 2 (2.41%) MCSA
8 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.20%) MCITP
8 1 (1.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (9.64%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (7.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.20%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Docker
6 1 (1.20%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) SCCM
2 8 (9.64%) Puppet
3 4 (4.82%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.61%) BladeLogic
4 3 (3.61%) Opsview
4 3 (3.61%) Terraform
5 2 (2.41%) Kibana
5 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.20%) Ansible
6 1 (1.20%) Grafana
6 1 (1.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.20%) logstash
6 1 (1.20%) Netcool
6 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.69%) Oracle
3 10 (12.05%) VMware
4 8 (9.64%) webMethods
5 7 (8.43%) HP
5 7 (8.43%) Xamarin
6 5 (6.02%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix
7 3 (3.61%) Google
7 3 (3.61%) Splunk
8 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.41%) BMC
8 2 (2.41%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.41%) Informatica
8 2 (2.41%) NetIQ
8 2 (2.41%) Pega
8 2 (2.41%) Sun
9 1 (1.20%) Dell
9 1 (1.20%) IBM
9 1 (1.20%) Niku
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