The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 29 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 19.08% 22.08% 18.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.36% 73.91% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 12
Average daily rate
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£171 £380 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.93% +14.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £246 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
39 23 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.66% 29.87% 50.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 35
Average daily rate £155 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.21% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £451 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% -55.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -2 23 £171 -54.93% 7
Ludlow - - - -
Shrewsbury - - - - 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 24 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (29.17%) SCOM
2 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
3 19 (26.39%) SCCM
4 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 15 (20.83%) PowerShell
6 15 (20.83%) Migration
7 13 (18.06%) Business Continuity
7 13 (18.06%) EMC
8 12 (16.67%) MS Office
9 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
10 10 (13.89%) WebLogic
10 10 (13.89%) UNIX
11 9 (12.50%) XML
11 9 (12.50%) SQL
11 9 (12.50%) Oracle
11 9 (12.50%) LAN
11 9 (12.50%) WAN
12 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 8 (11.11%) Java
13 6 (8.33%) C
13 6 (8.33%) VMware
13 6 (8.33%) Firewall
14 5 (6.94%) Change Management
14 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.89%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) Documentum
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) LAN
1 9 (12.50%) WAN
2 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.33%) Firewall
4 4 (5.56%) DHCP
5 3 (4.17%) DNS
6 2 (2.78%) SAN
6 2 (2.78%) Internet
7 1 (1.39%) FTP
7 1 (1.39%) VoIP
7 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.17%) MS Access
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) PVCS
1 1 (1.39%) Toad
1 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.78%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.78%) Architect
7 2 (2.78%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.78%) Developer
8 1 (1.39%) Management Consultant
8 1 (1.39%) Consultant
8 1 (1.39%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.39%) Support Technician
8 1 (1.39%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (1.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Statistics
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
4 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.89%) UNIX
6 4 (5.56%) Solaris
6 4 (5.56%) Linux
7 2 (2.78%) AIX
8 1 (1.39%) SUSE
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.39%) VME
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) Migration
2 13 (18.06%) Business Continuity
3 5 (6.94%) Change Management
3 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
4 4 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.56%) ITIL
5 3 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 3 (4.17%) Security Testing
5 3 (4.17%) Change Control
6 2 (2.78%) Service Management
6 2 (2.78%) Test Management
6 2 (2.78%) Logistics
7 1 (1.39%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.39%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.39%) Use Case
7 1 (1.39%) Release Management
7 1 (1.39%) RUP
7 1 (1.39%) ERP
7 1 (1.39%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.50%) SQL
3 8 (11.11%) Java
4 6 (8.33%) C
5 1 (1.39%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.17%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) MCITP
5 2 (2.78%) ISEB
5 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.78%) MCTS
6 1 (1.39%) MCP
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (29.17%) SCOM
2 19 (26.39%) SCCM
3 3 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) EMC
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle
4 6 (8.33%) VMware
5 5 (6.94%) webMethods
6 4 (5.56%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.39%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.39%) IBM
8 1 (1.39%) Wyse
8 1 (1.39%) Citrix
8 1 (1.39%) Avaya
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