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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.35% 1.00% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.42% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £410 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
19 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.67% 3.00% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £430 £288 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.56% +43.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 August 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 34 (70.83%) Oracle
2 33 (68.75%) Oracle Database
3 31 (64.58%) Unix
4 30 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 29 (60.42%) Linux
6 27 (56.25%) WebLogic
6 27 (56.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 27 (56.25%) SC Cleared
7 23 (47.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (47.92%) Oracle RAC
7 23 (47.92%) Oracle Application Server
7 23 (47.92%) Oracle EBS
7 23 (47.92%) Oracle Applications
7 23 (47.92%) Oracle Discoverer
7 23 (47.92%) Shell Script
7 23 (47.92%) Oracle 11i
7 23 (47.92%) Oracle EBS R12
7 23 (47.92%) Data Guard
7 23 (47.92%) Database Tuning
7 23 (47.92%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (47.92%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (29.17%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (20.83%) ClearQuest
9 10 (20.83%) OCP
9 10 (20.83%) JIRA
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (16.67%) PVCS
10 8 (16.67%) SQL
11 7 (14.58%) Java

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 27 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 23 (47.92%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Oracle 11i
1 23 (47.92%) Oracle Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Oracle EBS
1 23 (47.92%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
1 6 (12.50%) VPN
1 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (12.50%) ZigBee
2 5 (10.42%) Wireless
3 4 (8.33%) DHCP
3 4 (8.33%) DNS
3 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (8.33%) HTTP
3 4 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 4 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) MPLS
5 1 (2.08%) Network Security
5 1 (2.08%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) Oracle Database
2 27 (56.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 23 (47.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (47.92%) Oracle Discoverer
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (14.58%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle OWB
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
5 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
6 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) ClearQuest
1 10 (20.83%) JIRA
2 8 (16.67%) PVCS
3 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.58%) Toad
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (8.33%) Ant
5 4 (8.33%) Artifactory
5 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.33%) JUnit
5 4 (8.33%) Maven
6 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) DBA
2 21 (43.75%) Oracle DBA
3 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared DBA
4 17 (35.42%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 14 (29.17%) Developer
6 10 (20.83%) Administrator
7 5 (10.42%) Consultant
8 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) Business Developer
9 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.25%) E-Business Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Apache CXF
1 7 (14.58%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) J2EE
2 4 (8.33%) JSP
2 4 (8.33%) Servlets
2 4 (8.33%) Spring
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) Struts
4 1 (2.08%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Internet of Things
2 4 (8.33%) Arduino
2 4 (8.33%) Home Automation
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Raspberry Pi
2 4 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Unix
2 29 (60.42%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Database Tuning
1 23 (47.92%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (14.58%) OO
3 7 (14.58%) OOP
3 7 (14.58%) UML
4 6 (12.50%) Presales
5 4 (8.33%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.25%) ETL
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) ITSM
6 3 (6.25%) Workflow
7 2 (4.17%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (4.17%) User Stories
8 1 (2.08%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) Shell Script
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) Java
3 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.33%) C
4 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) C++
5 3 (6.25%) R
5 3 (6.25%) VB
6 2 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 27 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (20.83%) OCP
5 6 (12.50%) Sun Certification
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) OCPJP
7 1 (2.08%) MCITP
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (47.92%) Oracle RAC
1 23 (47.92%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (47.92%) Data Guard
2 6 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (70.83%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Wyse