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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.03% 17.58% 19.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 55.17% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Average daily rate
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£240 £405 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £340 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
28 29 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.37% 31.87% 50.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 34
Average daily rate £250 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £451 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 0 18 £240 -36.84% 1
Ludlow - - - -
Shrewsbury - - - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 20 (32.26%) Windows XP
1 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (30.65%) SCCM
2 19 (30.65%) Windows 7
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 15 (24.19%) SCOM
6 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
7 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (20.97%) Migration
8 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
9 10 (16.13%) Business Continuity
9 10 (16.13%) EMC
10 9 (14.52%) LAN
10 9 (14.52%) WAN
10 9 (14.52%) WebLogic
11 8 (12.90%) Oracle
11 8 (12.90%) UNIX
12 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
13 6 (9.68%) HP
13 6 (9.68%) Java
13 6 (9.68%) SQL
13 6 (9.68%) MS Office
13 6 (9.68%) XML
13 6 (9.68%) Firewall
14 5 (8.06%) VMware
14 5 (8.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 5 (8.06%) webMethods

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (14.52%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) LAN
1 9 (14.52%) WAN
2 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.68%) Firewall
4 2 (3.23%) SAN
4 2 (3.23%) DHCP
4 2 (3.23%) FTP
5 1 (1.61%) VoIP
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Server Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Implementation Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Test Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.23%) Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.23%) Administrator
6 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Project Support Administrator
7 1 (1.61%) Technical Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (4.84%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (1.61%) FMCG
2 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows XP
1 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (30.65%) Windows 7
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.90%) UNIX
6 5 (8.06%) Solaris
6 5 (8.06%) Linux
7 3 (4.84%) AIX
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.23%) SUSE
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.61%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Migration
2 10 (16.13%) Business Continuity
3 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (6.45%) Test Strategy
4 3 (4.84%) Change Control
4 3 (4.84%) ITIL
4 3 (4.84%) Change Management
5 2 (3.23%) Project Management
5 2 (3.23%) Logistics
5 2 (3.23%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.23%) Security Testing
5 2 (3.23%) Test Management
5 2 (3.23%) Time Management
6 1 (1.61%) V-Model
6 1 (1.61%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.61%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.61%) Use Case
6 1 (1.61%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.68%) Java
2 6 (9.68%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) C
4 1 (1.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) BC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) MCITP
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.23%) MCTS
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
4 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) SCCM
2 15 (24.19%) SCOM
3 5 (8.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) EMC
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 6 (9.68%) HP
5 5 (8.06%) webMethods
5 5 (8.06%) VMware
6 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (1.61%) Wyse
8 1 (1.61%) Citrix
8 1 (1.61%) Avaya
8 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
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