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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 37 48 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.11% 32.00% 17.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 54.55% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 8
Average daily rate £675 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
148 88 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 44.44% 58.67% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 15
Average daily rate £455 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 28 £675 +92.85% 3
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 28 (35.00%) MS Office
2 24 (30.00%) Unix
3 23 (28.75%) SQL
4 22 (27.50%) Oracle
5 18 (22.50%) WebLogic
6 17 (21.25%) Windows Server
7 16 (20.00%) Pega
7 16 (20.00%) Linux
8 14 (17.50%) Service Management
8 14 (17.50%) VMware
9 13 (16.25%) RUP
9 13 (16.25%) webMethods
10 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (15.00%) Data Modelling
11 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
11 11 (13.75%) SDLC
12 10 (12.50%) SCOM
12 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
12 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (12.50%) Data Analysis
13 9 (11.25%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (11.25%) Java
13 9 (11.25%) PVCS
13 9 (11.25%) XML
13 9 (11.25%) BMC
14 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
14 8 (10.00%) ITIL
14 8 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (22.50%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.50%) Documentum
3 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.25%) Apache
4 5 (6.25%) Confluence
5 4 (5.00%) JBoss
6 3 (3.75%) Captiva
7 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (35.00%) MS Office
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Sage 300 ERP
1 2 (2.50%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) LAN
2 2 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) PVCS
2 7 (8.75%) JIRA
3 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.25%) Subversion
4 3 (3.75%) FishEye
4 3 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.50%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.50%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.50%) GitLab
5 2 (2.50%) Hudson
5 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 2 (2.50%) Finance
1 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Architect
3 9 (11.25%) Requirements Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) DBA
6 4 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Incident Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Requirements Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) RUP Manager
7 3 (3.75%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) SQL DBA
7 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Documentum Business Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) XML
2 8 (10.00%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (1.25%) CSS
4 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Statistics
3 3 (3.75%) IVR
4 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Unix
2 17 (21.25%) Windows Server
3 16 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.75%) AIX
7 3 (3.75%) Solaris
7 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Service Management
2 13 (16.25%) RUP
3 12 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 11 (13.75%) SDLC
5 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.25%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (10.00%) ITIL
7 8 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.25%) Project Management
8 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.00%) Migration
9 4 (5.00%) Open Source
9 4 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) Java
3 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.75%) Perl
5 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) ISEB
3 3 (3.75%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.25%) MCP
5 1 (1.25%) VCP5
5 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) vSphere
3 3 (3.75%) vCloud
4 2 (2.50%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) SCOM
2 8 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
2 8 (10.00%) Kibana
2 8 (10.00%) logstash
2 8 (10.00%) OPNET
3 5 (6.25%) SCCM
4 3 (3.75%) Opsview
4 3 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.75%) vRealize
5 2 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.50%) Puppet
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Oracle
2 16 (20.00%) Pega
3 14 (17.50%) VMware
4 13 (16.25%) webMethods
5 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (11.25%) BMC
7 8 (10.00%) Digital Fuel
8 5 (6.25%) EMC
9 4 (5.00%) Citrix
10 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.50%) BEA
11 2 (2.50%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.50%) Sage
12 1 (1.25%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.25%) Veeam
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