The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 22 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.90% 10.57% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 81.25% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £444 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +45.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Solihull region.

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 11.39% 13.01% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Solihull region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Solihull region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (44.44%) Data Guard
2 4 (44.44%) Database Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) OCP
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 4 (44.44%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Database Tuning
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) OCP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Capita
3 1 (11.11%) VMware