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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 19 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.82% 6.96% 16.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.37% 28.21% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 7
Median daily rate £430 £240 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £240 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
127 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.02% 24.68% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 7 8
Median daily rate £443 £418 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% +51.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 25 August 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 25 August 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 47 £430 +79.16% 5
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (31.17%) Windows Server
3 23 (29.87%) Unix
4 22 (28.57%) SQL
4 22 (28.57%) Oracle
5 19 (24.68%) Java
5 19 (24.68%) XML
5 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (20.78%) MS Office
6 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
7 15 (19.48%) Windows 7
8 14 (18.18%) Confluence
8 14 (18.18%) JIRA
8 14 (18.18%) Linux
9 13 (16.88%) webMethods
10 12 (15.58%) Apache
10 12 (15.58%) WebLogic
10 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
11 11 (14.29%) SCCM
11 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 11 (14.29%) Windows 10
12 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
12 10 (12.99%) VMware
12 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
12 10 (12.99%) Load Balancing
13 9 (11.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy

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 (18.18%) Confluence
2 12 (15.58%) Apache
2 12 (15.58%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.79%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) Documentum
4 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) JBoss
6 1 (1.30%) nginx
6 1 (1.30%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Office
2 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.90%) Open Workbench
4 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.30%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.30%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.30%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) IPv4
1 7 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (9.09%) SSL
2 3 (3.90%) VPN
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) LAN
3 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) SMS
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) MySQL
3 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.60%) HBase
4 2 (2.60%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) JIRA
2 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
4 9 (11.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (10.39%) FishEye
5 8 (10.39%) GoCD
5 8 (10.39%) PVCS
5 8 (10.39%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (9.09%) Bitbucket
7 6 (7.79%) Toad
8 3 (3.90%) ClearCase
8 3 (3.90%) Subversion
9 2 (2.60%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.60%) Gatling
9 2 (2.60%) GitLab
9 2 (2.60%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (2.60%) Selenium
10 1 (1.30%) gulp
10 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Architect
2 17 (22.08%) Analyst
3 7 (9.09%) Developer
3 7 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Senior Architect
5 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Build Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) XML
2 6 (7.79%) CSS
2 6 (7.79%) HTML
3 5 (6.49%) .NET
3 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.49%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (6.49%) PhoneGap
3 5 (6.49%) Web Services
3 5 (6.49%) WinForms
4 2 (2.60%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.30%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.30%) HTML5
5 1 (1.30%) jQuery
5 1 (1.30%) JSON
5 1 (1.30%) Node.js
5 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Statistics
3 3 (3.90%) Robotics
4 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) Pocket PC
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Windows Server
2 23 (29.87%) Unix
3 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (19.48%) Windows 7
5 14 (18.18%) Linux
6 11 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.79%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.30%) AIX
10 1 (1.30%) Solaris
10 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.30%) VMS
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.99%) Load Balancing
3 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
3 9 (11.69%) DevOps
3 9 (11.69%) Project Management
3 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
4 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.79%) Scrum
7 5 (6.49%) ITIL
7 5 (6.49%) Mobile Development
7 5 (6.49%) OO
7 5 (6.49%) Open Source
7 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.49%) Process Improvement
7 5 (6.49%) Service Management
7 5 (6.49%) TDD
7 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) SQL
2 19 (24.68%) Java
3 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.79%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) COBOL
6 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.60%) Python
6 2 (2.60%) Ruby
6 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.30%) Groovy
7 1 (1.30%) Haskell
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) ISEB
3 6 (7.79%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
1 9 (11.69%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (7.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.30%) Docker
6 1 (1.30%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (9.09%) Puppet
3 4 (5.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.90%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (3.90%) Kibana
4 3 (3.90%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.90%) OPNET
4 3 (3.90%) SCOM
4 3 (3.90%) Terraform
5 2 (2.60%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.60%) logstash
5 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.30%) Ansible
6 1 (1.30%) Grafana
6 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.57%) Oracle
3 13 (16.88%) webMethods
4 10 (12.99%) VMware
5 6 (7.79%) HP
6 5 (6.49%) BMC
6 5 (6.49%) Xamarin
7 4 (5.19%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.90%) Google
9 2 (2.60%) Citrix
9 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.60%) Digital Fuel
9 2 (2.60%) Informatica
9 2 (2.60%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.60%) Pega
9 2 (2.60%) Sun
10 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.30%) IBM
10 1 (1.30%) Niku