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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 5 14 1
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 30 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.95% 13.88% 40.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.83% 35.48% 67.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 24
Median daily rate £450 £545 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.43% +98.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £335 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £675 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Median hourly rate £10.62 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%

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
47 124 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.55% 39.12% 59.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 40
Median daily rate £400 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Median hourly rate £21.47 - £13.06
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +4 21 £450 -33.33% 3
Ludlow - 1 - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.38%) Linux
3 22 (27.85%) Java
4 21 (26.58%) SQL
4 21 (26.58%) DevOps
5 19 (24.05%) XML
6 18 (22.78%) Unix
6 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (21.52%) Oracle
8 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
9 14 (17.72%) MS Office
9 14 (17.72%) Kibana
10 13 (16.46%) Windows Server
10 13 (16.46%) WebLogic
10 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
10 13 (16.46%) webMethods
11 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (12.66%) Test Scripting
12 10 (12.66%) logstash
12 10 (12.66%) C#
12 10 (12.66%) ITIL
12 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
13 9 (11.39%) Finance
13 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (11.39%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (11.39%) Test Strategy
13 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
13 9 (11.39%) ISTQB
13 9 (11.39%) ELK Stack
14 8 (10.13%) System Integration Testing

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 13 (16.46%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.39%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.33%) nginx
3 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.80%) Confluence
4 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.27%) Documentum
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Office
2 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.53%) Open Workbench
5 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) GitHub
2 5 (6.33%) Google Analytics
2 5 (6.33%) Office 365
3 3 (3.80%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) HTTP
2 5 (6.33%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) SSL
2 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.80%) DNS
3 3 (3.80%) IPv4
3 3 (3.80%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.53%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.27%) Internet
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
5 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.27%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.27%) NAS
5 1 (1.27%) SAN
5 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Toad
2 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
2 7 (8.86%) Gatling
2 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) Selenium
3 5 (6.33%) Ant
3 5 (6.33%) Grunt
3 5 (6.33%) gulp
3 5 (6.33%) IntelliJ
3 5 (6.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (6.33%) Sublime Text
4 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.27%) Maven
6 1 (1.27%) MSI
6 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.27%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Analyst
2 13 (16.46%) Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Administrator
5 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.33%) Consultant
6 5 (6.33%) Scala Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.80%) Architect
8 3 (3.80%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) ICT Specialist
9 2 (2.53%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 2 (2.53%) Mainframe Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Mainframe Test Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Splunk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) XML
2 9 (11.39%) ELK Stack
3 6 (7.59%) .NET
3 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.59%) jQuery
4 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.33%) CSS
4 5 (6.33%) Gherkin
4 5 (6.33%) Node.js
4 5 (6.33%) Servlets
5 4 (5.06%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (5.06%) HTML
5 4 (5.06%) PhoneGap
5 4 (5.06%) WinForms
6 2 (2.53%) JSON
6 2 (2.53%) Middleware
6 2 (2.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.53%) Clustering
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.53%) Pocket PC
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Linux
2 18 (22.78%) Unix
3 13 (16.46%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
7 5 (6.33%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.27%) AIX
9 1 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Solaris
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) DevOps
2 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.66%) ITIL
3 10 (12.66%) Test Scripting
4 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.39%) Test Strategy
5 8 (10.13%) Open Source
5 8 (10.13%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.59%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.59%) OO
7 6 (7.59%) Scrum
8 5 (6.33%) Analytics
8 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.33%) MVC
8 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.33%) SDLC
9 4 (5.06%) Conflict Management
9 4 (5.06%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) Java
2 21 (26.58%) SQL
3 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.66%) C#
5 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.86%) Python
6 6 (7.59%) Perl
6 6 (7.59%) Ruby
7 5 (6.33%) C
7 5 (6.33%) Groovy
7 5 (6.33%) Haskell
7 5 (6.33%) Scala
8 4 (5.06%) COBOL
9 1 (1.27%) Jython
9 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.27%) VB
9 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) ISTQB
1 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.13%) ISEB
2 8 (10.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.06%) MCSE
4 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) MCSA
6 2 (2.53%) Degree
7 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.27%) MCITP
7 1 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.53%) Docker
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Kibana
2 10 (12.66%) logstash
3 7 (8.86%) SCCM
4 5 (6.33%) Grafana
4 5 (6.33%) Opsview
5 4 (5.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (3.80%) BladeLogic
6 3 (3.80%) Puppet
7 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.27%) Netcool
8 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) Oracle
3 13 (16.46%) webMethods
4 5 (6.33%) Google
4 5 (6.33%) Splunk
4 5 (6.33%) VMware
5 4 (5.06%) Intel Security
5 4 (5.06%) Xamarin
6 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.53%) Citrix
7 2 (2.53%) NetIQ
7 2 (2.53%) Sun
8 1 (1.27%) BMC
8 1 (1.27%) CA
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco
8 1 (1.27%) Dell
8 1 (1.27%) HP
8 1 (1.27%) Remedy
8 1 (1.27%) SAP
8 1 (1.27%) Veritas
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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