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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 46 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 15.22% 17.76% 40.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.65% 48.42% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 20
Median daily rate £375 £368 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +45.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £340 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Median hourly rate £16.04 £24.50 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.53% +49.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £20.10 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £28.90 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
85 95 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.40% 36.68% 54.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 30
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Median hourly rate £21.47 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -5 42 £388 +5.44% 5
Ludlow - 1 - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
2 27 (27.84%) Java
3 26 (26.80%) Oracle
4 25 (25.77%) Linux
4 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (24.74%) XML
5 24 (24.74%) Unix
5 24 (24.74%) SQL
6 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
7 21 (21.65%) DevOps
8 20 (20.62%) Windows Server
8 20 (20.62%) MS Office
9 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
10 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
10 15 (15.46%) webMethods
11 14 (14.43%) WebLogic
11 14 (14.43%) Confluence
11 14 (14.43%) JIRA
12 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
12 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
13 11 (11.34%) Windows 7
13 11 (11.34%) Test Strategy
13 11 (11.34%) SCCM
13 11 (11.34%) Kibana
13 11 (11.34%) Windows 10
14 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
14 10 (10.31%) ISTQB
14 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.31%) ISEB

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 14 (14.43%) Confluence
1 14 (14.43%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.28%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.22%) IIS
4 6 (6.19%) Apache
4 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.06%) nginx
6 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.03%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (20.62%) MS Office
2 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.09%) Open Workbench
3 3 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.15%) Office 365
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.09%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.06%) GitHub
5 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.03%) G Suite
6 1 (1.03%) IaaS
6 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) SSL
2 5 (5.15%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) IPv4
2 5 (5.15%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (3.09%) DNS
3 3 (3.09%) HTTP
4 2 (2.06%) DHCP
4 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.06%) VPN
5 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.03%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.03%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.03%) NAS
5 1 (1.03%) SAN
5 1 (1.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) MySQL
3 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.03%) HBase
4 1 (1.03%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) JIRA
2 9 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.28%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.28%) Toad
3 6 (6.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (6.19%) Bitbucket
3 6 (6.19%) FishEye
3 6 (6.19%) GoCD
3 6 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.12%) Gatling
4 4 (4.12%) Selenium
5 2 (2.06%) Ant
5 2 (2.06%) Grunt
5 2 (2.06%) gulp
5 2 (2.06%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.06%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.06%) PVCS
5 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.06%) Sublime Text
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (22.68%) Analyst
2 15 (15.46%) Architect
3 12 (12.37%) Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Administrator
5 7 (7.22%) Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.15%) Build Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.09%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) DevOps Administrator
9 3 (3.09%) ICT Specialist
9 3 (3.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.74%) XML
2 9 (9.28%) ELK Stack
3 8 (8.25%) .NET
4 7 (7.22%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.22%) CSS
5 6 (6.19%) Apache Cordova
5 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (6.19%) HTML
5 6 (6.19%) PhoneGap
5 6 (6.19%) WinForms
6 5 (5.15%) Web Services
7 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.09%) jQuery
8 2 (2.06%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.06%) JSON
8 2 (2.06%) Node.js
8 2 (2.06%) Servlets
8 2 (2.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.06%) Clustering
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.06%) Pocket PC
3 2 (2.06%) Statistics
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.77%) Linux
2 24 (24.74%) Unix
3 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (20.62%) Windows Server
5 11 (11.34%) Windows 10
5 11 (11.34%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.15%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.03%) AIX
9 1 (1.03%) Android
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.65%) DevOps
3 11 (11.34%) Test Strategy
4 10 (10.31%) ITIL
4 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
5 9 (9.28%) Data Modelling
6 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.25%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.25%) OO
6 8 (8.25%) Project Management
6 8 (8.25%) Scrum
6 8 (8.25%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (7.22%) MVC
7 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.19%) Mobile Development
8 6 (6.19%) Process Improvement
8 6 (6.19%) SDLC
8 6 (6.19%) TDD
8 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.84%) Java
2 24 (24.74%) SQL
3 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.28%) C#
5 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.12%) C
6 4 (4.12%) COBOL
7 3 (3.09%) Python
7 3 (3.09%) Ruby
8 2 (2.06%) Groovy
8 2 (2.06%) Haskell
8 2 (2.06%) Perl
8 2 (2.06%) Scala
9 1 (1.03%) Jython
9 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.31%) ISEB
2 10 (10.31%) ISTQB
3 9 (9.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.12%) MCSE
7 3 (3.09%) MCSA
8 2 (2.06%) Degree
9 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.03%) MCITP
9 1 (1.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.22%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.03%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.03%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.03%) Docker
6 1 (1.03%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) Kibana
1 11 (11.34%) SCCM
2 9 (9.28%) logstash
3 5 (5.15%) Opsview
3 5 (5.15%) Puppet
4 4 (4.12%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.09%) BladeLogic
5 3 (3.09%) Terraform
6 2 (2.06%) Grafana
7 1 (1.03%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.03%) Netcool
7 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.80%) Oracle
3 15 (15.46%) webMethods
4 9 (9.28%) VMware
5 6 (6.19%) HP
5 6 (6.19%) Intel Security
5 6 (6.19%) Xamarin
6 5 (5.15%) Splunk
7 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.09%) Google
8 2 (2.06%) Citrix
8 2 (2.06%) NetIQ
8 2 (2.06%) Sun
9 1 (1.03%) BMC
9 1 (1.03%) CA
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco
9 1 (1.03%) Informatica
9 1 (1.03%) Remedy
9 1 (1.03%) SAP
9 1 (1.03%) Veritas