The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 11 13
Contract jobs citing Windows 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 3.23% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 33.33% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £200 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +3.33%
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 Solihull region.

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.75% 9.68% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £294 £200 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) Automotive
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (14.29%) MOS
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) iPhone
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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