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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 68 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.08% 12.77% 10.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.40% 42.86% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 4
Average daily rate
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£255 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £481 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
89 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 51.15% 29.79% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 8
Average daily rate £400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £239 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 +11 44 £261 -30.43% 8
Shrewsbury - - - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 25 (28.09%) MS Office
2 24 (26.97%) Windows XP
3 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (24.72%) Windows 7
4 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (23.60%) UNIX
6 19 (21.35%) Oracle
6 19 (21.35%) SCOM
7 17 (19.10%) SCCM
7 17 (19.10%) WebLogic
7 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
8 15 (16.85%) DNS
8 15 (16.85%) DHCP
8 15 (16.85%) Java
8 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (15.73%) SQL
9 14 (15.73%) ITIL
9 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
10 13 (14.61%) Linux
10 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
11 12 (13.48%) XML
11 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
12 11 (12.36%) Migration
12 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
13 10 (11.24%) PowerShell
13 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (11.24%) Business Continuity
13 10 (11.24%) Solaris
13 10 (11.24%) EMC
13 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 17 (19.10%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.99%) JBoss
2 8 (8.99%) Apache
3 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.87%) Confluence
4 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.37%) Lync
5 2 (2.25%) Documentum
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (28.09%) MS Office
2 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) DNS
1 15 (16.85%) DHCP
2 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.87%) WAN
4 6 (6.74%) LAN
5 5 (5.62%) Firewall
6 2 (2.25%) SAN
6 2 (2.25%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.12%) Wireless
7 1 (1.12%) VoIP
7 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.37%) MS Access
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Subversion
1 9 (10.11%) Maven
1 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.99%) Hudson
3 7 (7.87%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) Toad
5 1 (1.12%) MSI
5 1 (1.12%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.12%) Ant
5 1 (1.12%) PVCS
5 1 (1.12%) WiX
5 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (3.37%) Local Government
2 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Analyst
1 19 (21.35%) Server Engineer
2 15 (16.85%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (13.48%) Architect
4 11 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Platform Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.49%) Developer
8 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) XML
2 9 (10.11%) J2EE
3 8 (8.99%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.37%) .NET
4 3 (3.37%) Web Services
5 2 (2.25%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.12%) SOAP
6 1 (1.12%) XSD
6 1 (1.12%) XSLT
6 1 (1.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Open Source
2 8 (8.99%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.25%) FMCG
3 2 (2.25%) CESG
4 1 (1.12%) Pocket PC
4 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Windows XP
2 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (24.72%) Windows 7
3 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (23.60%) UNIX
5 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (14.61%) Linux
7 10 (11.24%) Solaris
8 9 (10.11%) AIX
9 8 (8.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 8 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.37%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) ITIL
2 11 (12.36%) Migration
3 10 (11.24%) Business Continuity
4 8 (8.99%) Change Management
5 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.74%) DevOps
6 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.49%) Security Testing
8 4 (4.49%) Service Management
9 3 (3.37%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.37%) Change Control
9 3 (3.37%) Test Strategy
10 2 (2.25%) Information Assurance
10 2 (2.25%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (2.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) Java
2 14 (15.73%) SQL
3 10 (11.24%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.87%) Perl
5 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.25%) C
6 1 (1.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.37%) MCITP
4 3 (3.37%) MCP
5 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) MCSE
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.25%) MCTS
6 1 (1.12%) CISSP
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.12%) MCSA
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) Squid
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.12%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 19 (21.35%) SCOM
2 17 (19.10%) SCCM
3 8 (8.99%) Puppet
4 2 (2.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.12%) Nessus
5 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Oracle
2 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.24%) EMC
4 8 (8.99%) VMware
5 7 (7.87%) BEA
6 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.62%) webMethods
8 3 (3.37%) Citrix
9 2 (2.25%) HP
9 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.25%) Remedy
10 1 (1.12%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.12%) Informatica
10 1 (1.12%) Avaya
10 1 (1.12%) IBM
10 1 (1.12%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.12%) Splunk
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