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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 36 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 30 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.37% 18.81% 33.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.40% 58.46% 86.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 20
Median daily rate £400 £426 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.99% +40.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £530 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.28 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
163 65 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 40.05% 32.18% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 28 23
Median daily rate £460 £450 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +32.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £337 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -32 27 £400 -19.19% 6
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 26 (36.11%) Oracle
2 25 (34.72%) Unix
3 24 (33.33%) SQL
4 23 (31.94%) WebLogic
5 21 (29.17%) MS Office
5 21 (29.17%) Linux
5 21 (29.17%) webMethods
6 15 (20.83%) Service Management
6 15 (20.83%) Pega
7 14 (19.44%) Test Strategy
7 14 (19.44%) BMC
8 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
8 13 (18.06%) BMC PATROL
8 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
8 13 (18.06%) OPNET
8 13 (18.06%) SCOM
9 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 12 (16.67%) logstash
9 12 (16.67%) Kibana
9 12 (16.67%) Digital Fuel
9 12 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (16.67%) ELK Stack
9 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 12 (16.67%) XML
9 12 (16.67%) RUP
10 10 (13.89%) VMware
11 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 9 (12.50%) Java
11 9 (12.50%) SDLC
12 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

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 23 (31.94%) WebLogic
2 12 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (8.33%) Documentum
4 5 (6.94%) JBoss
4 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.56%) Captiva
6 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.78%) Apache
7 2 (2.78%) Confluence
8 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (29.17%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
3 1 (1.39%) Open Workbench
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Firewall
1 2 (2.78%) IPv4
1 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.39%) HBase
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.39%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) PVCS
2 4 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Toad
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.39%) FishEye
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) GitLab
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.39%) MSI
4 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Monitoring Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) Architect
4 7 (9.72%) Requirements Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) DBA
7 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.17%) RUP Manager
8 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Platform Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) ELK Stack
1 12 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) CSS
2 2 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Statistics
3 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.17%) Robotics
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Unix
2 21 (29.17%) Linux
3 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.78%) AIX
8 2 (2.78%) Solaris
9 1 (1.39%) SUSE
9 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) Service Management
2 14 (19.44%) Test Strategy
3 12 (16.67%) RUP
4 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 9 (12.50%) SDLC
5 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 8 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.56%) Change Management
8 4 (5.56%) Migration
8 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.56%) Project Management
8 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.78%) PowerHA
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) BMC PATROL
1 13 (18.06%) OPNET
1 13 (18.06%) SCOM
2 12 (16.67%) Kibana
2 12 (16.67%) logstash
3 4 (5.56%) Opsview
3 4 (5.56%) SCCM
4 2 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Oracle
2 21 (29.17%) webMethods
3 15 (20.83%) Pega
4 14 (19.44%) BMC
5 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
6 12 (16.67%) Digital Fuel
7 10 (13.89%) VMware
8 5 (6.94%) EMC
9 2 (2.78%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.39%) Citrix
10 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.39%) Informatica
10 1 (1.39%) Meridio
10 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.39%) Xamarin