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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 22 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.25% 2.41% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 50.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £75 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+0.15% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.43 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.39% -3.57%
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
9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 7.32% 4.82% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £275 £288 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +43.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 2016, 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 29 (76.32%) Oracle
2 28 (73.68%) Oracle Database
3 26 (68.42%) Unix
3 26 (68.42%) Linux
4 25 (65.79%) WebLogic
5 24 (63.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 24 (63.16%) Security Cleared
6 23 (60.53%) SC Cleared
6 23 (60.53%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (60.53%) Oracle RAC
6 23 (60.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 23 (60.53%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (60.53%) Data Guard
6 23 (60.53%) Database Tuning
6 23 (60.53%) Oracle EBS
6 23 (60.53%) Oracle Application Server
6 23 (60.53%) Shell Script
6 23 (60.53%) Oracle Discoverer
6 23 (60.53%) Oracle Applications
6 23 (60.53%) Oracle 11i
6 23 (60.53%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (31.58%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (26.32%) OCP
8 10 (26.32%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (15.79%) Presales
10 5 (13.16%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
10 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (13.16%) Apache CXF

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 25 (65.79%) WebLogic
2 23 (60.53%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Oracle 11i
1 23 (60.53%) Oracle Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Oracle EBS
1 23 (60.53%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (7.89%) ZigBee
3 2 (5.26%) Bluetooth
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) VLAN
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (73.68%) Oracle Database
2 24 (63.16%) Oracle Database 10g
3 23 (60.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (60.53%) Oracle Discoverer
4 10 (26.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) ClearQuest
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) PVCS
3 2 (5.26%) Ant
3 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.26%) JUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) Toad
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) DBA
2 21 (55.26%) Oracle DBA
3 18 (47.37%) SC Cleared DBA
4 17 (44.74%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 10 (26.32%) Administrator
6 9 (23.68%) Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Consultant
7 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.89%) E-Business Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports Developer
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Apache CXF
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) J2EE
2 2 (5.26%) JSP
2 2 (5.26%) Servlets
2 2 (5.26%) Spring
2 2 (5.26%) Struts
2 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) Internet of Things
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Arduino
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) Home Automation
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Linux
1 26 (68.42%) Unix
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Database Tuning
1 23 (60.53%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (15.79%) Presales
3 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.16%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (13.16%) OO
3 5 (13.16%) OOP
3 5 (13.16%) UML
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
4 3 (7.89%) ETL
4 3 (7.89%) Workflow
5 2 (5.26%) Data Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) ITSM
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) User Stories
6 1 (2.63%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.63%) SDLC
6 1 (2.63%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Shell Script
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.89%) C
4 3 (7.89%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) R
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 23 (60.53%) SC Cleared
3 12 (31.58%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (26.32%) OCP
5 4 (10.53%) Sun Certification
6 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) OCPJP
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Oracle RAC
1 23 (60.53%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (60.53%) Data Guard
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) SAP