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 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 7 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.81% 10.97% 28.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.81% 24.29% 52.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 19
Median daily rate £425 £638 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +138.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £471 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £675 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £13.06
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 Shropshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 177 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.54% 45.15% 53.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 51 37
Median daily rate £438 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £400 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £13.06
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 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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +9 15 £444 -30.39% 17
Ludlow - 1 - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 28 (38.36%) Linux
2 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.51%) DevOps
4 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
5 18 (24.66%) Java
6 16 (21.92%) SQL
7 15 (20.55%) Kibana
8 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (19.18%) Windows Server
9 13 (17.81%) Oracle
9 13 (17.81%) XML
9 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (16.44%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (16.44%) Unix
10 12 (16.44%) MS Office
11 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
11 11 (15.07%) Python
11 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
12 10 (13.70%) Ruby
12 10 (13.70%) logstash
12 10 (13.70%) WebLogic
12 10 (13.70%) webMethods
13 9 (12.33%) C#
13 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
13 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
13 9 (12.33%) Elastic Stack
14 8 (10.96%) System Integration Testing
14 8 (10.96%) Customer Requirements

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 12 (16.44%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (13.70%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.22%) Confluence
3 6 (8.22%) nginx
3 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Office
2 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.22%) GitHub
2 6 (8.22%) Google Analytics
2 6 (8.22%) Office 365
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.11%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.37%) IaaS
5 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.59%) HTTP
3 6 (8.22%) Firewall
3 6 (8.22%) SSL
4 5 (6.85%) DNS
5 2 (2.74%) DHCP
5 2 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.37%) Internet
6 1 (1.37%) Intranet
6 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.37%) NAS
6 1 (1.37%) SAN
6 1 (1.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
1 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.59%) Cucumber
2 7 (9.59%) Gatling
2 7 (9.59%) Selenium
3 6 (8.22%) Ant
3 6 (8.22%) Grunt
3 6 (8.22%) gulp
3 6 (8.22%) IntelliJ
3 6 (8.22%) JIRA
3 6 (8.22%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (8.22%) Sublime Text
4 5 (6.85%) Toad
5 3 (4.11%) MSI
6 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.37%) Maven
7 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.37%) StarTeam
7 1 (1.37%) Subversion
7 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Administrator
2 10 (13.70%) Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Scala Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.11%) Architect
7 3 (4.11%) DevOps Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) ICT Specialist
7 3 (4.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (2.74%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (2.74%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) XML
2 9 (12.33%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
3 7 (9.59%) jQuery
4 6 (8.22%) Gherkin
4 6 (8.22%) Node.js
4 6 (8.22%) Servlets
5 4 (5.48%) .NET
6 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.11%) CSS
7 2 (2.74%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (2.74%) HTML
7 2 (2.74%) JSON
7 2 (2.74%) Middleware
7 2 (2.74%) PhoneGap
7 2 (2.74%) SOAP
7 2 (2.74%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.48%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.74%) Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.36%) Linux
2 14 (19.18%) Windows Server
3 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.44%) Unix
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.22%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.11%) CentOS
8 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.37%) AIX
10 1 (1.37%) Android
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.37%) Solaris
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) DevOps
2 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (10.96%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL
3 8 (10.96%) Open Source
3 8 (10.96%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
4 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
5 6 (8.22%) Analytics
5 6 (8.22%) Automated Testing
6 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.48%) Change Management
7 4 (5.48%) Migration
7 4 (5.48%) OO
7 4 (5.48%) SDLC
8 3 (4.11%) Coaching
8 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.11%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) Java
2 16 (21.92%) SQL
3 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.07%) Python
4 10 (13.70%) Ruby
5 9 (12.33%) C#
5 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
6 7 (9.59%) Perl
7 6 (8.22%) Groovy
7 6 (8.22%) Haskell
7 6 (8.22%) Scala
8 5 (6.85%) C
9 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.74%) COBOL
11 1 (1.37%) Jython
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.37%) VB
11 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.85%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) ISEB
4 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.48%) MCSE
5 3 (4.11%) Degree
5 3 (4.11%) MCSA
6 2 (2.74%) MCITP
6 2 (2.74%) MCTS
7 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) Docker
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.74%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.37%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) Kibana
2 10 (13.70%) logstash
3 7 (9.59%) Puppet
3 7 (9.59%) SCCM
4 6 (8.22%) Grafana
5 5 (6.85%) Opsview
6 4 (5.48%) Terraform
7 3 (4.11%) Ansible
8 2 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.37%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.37%) Netcool
9 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.37%) SCOM
9 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle
3 10 (13.70%) webMethods
4 6 (8.22%) Google
5 5 (6.85%) Splunk
6 4 (5.48%) Intel Security
7 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.11%) VMware
8 2 (2.74%) Citrix
8 2 (2.74%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.37%) BMC
9 1 (1.37%) CA
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco
9 1 (1.37%) Dell
9 1 (1.37%) HP
9 1 (1.37%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.37%) Remedy
9 1 (1.37%) SAP
9 1 (1.37%) Sun
9 1 (1.37%) Veritas
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