The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 22 22 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.30% 19.13% 32.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.48% 91.67% 87.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 36
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£325 £328 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +31.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 £12.75 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -23.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 24 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.68% 20.87% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 44
Average daily rate £325 £330 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £253 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £20.84 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.41% +24.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +9 8 £325 -1.51% 4
Burton-upon-Trent -2 4 - - 2
Lichfield - 3 £190 - 2
Stafford -3 1 - -
Tamworth - - - - 1
Rugeley - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 20 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 18 (28.13%) Windows XP
5 17 (26.56%) .NET
6 16 (25.00%) C#
7 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
9 12 (18.75%) VMware
9 12 (18.75%) Citrix
9 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (15.63%) MS Office
10 10 (15.63%) SQL
11 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
12 8 (12.50%) Cisco
12 8 (12.50%) VB
12 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.50%) Migration
12 8 (12.50%) WinForms
12 8 (12.50%) Windows 8
13 7 (10.94%) Back Office
13 7 (10.94%) Web Services
14 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
14 6 (9.38%) HP
14 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (9.38%) SCCM
15 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (7.81%) vSphere
15 5 (7.81%) 3PAR
15 5 (7.81%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Office
2 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) 3G
2 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) VPN
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) VLAN
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) LAN
5 1 (1.56%) VoIP
5 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) MS Access
2 1 (1.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (10.94%) Back Office
2 2 (3.13%) Games
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Support Engineer
2 16 (25.00%) Developer
3 15 (23.44%) .NET Developer
4 13 (20.31%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (17.19%) Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.81%) IT Support
9 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
9 4 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) .NET
2 8 (12.50%) WinForms
3 7 (10.94%) Web Services
4 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.25%) HTML
6 3 (4.69%) Ajax
6 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.69%) XML
6 3 (4.69%) XSLT
7 2 (3.13%) XHTML
7 2 (3.13%) CSS
7 2 (3.13%) JSP
7 2 (3.13%) jQuery
7 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.13%) CSS3
7 2 (3.13%) HTML5
7 2 (3.13%) wxWidgets
7 2 (3.13%) Qt
8 1 (1.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.13%) WURFL
3 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.56%) SCADA
3 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 18 (28.13%) Windows XP
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.25%) Android
8 3 (4.69%) Linux
8 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.13%) VxWorks
9 2 (3.13%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (6.25%) ITIL
3 3 (4.69%) Six Sigma
4 2 (3.13%) SOA
4 2 (3.13%) OOP
4 2 (3.13%) OO
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.13%) MVC
4 2 (3.13%) SEO
4 2 (3.13%) Service Management
4 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.13%) TDD
4 2 (3.13%) TOGAF
4 2 (3.13%) Document Management
4 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.13%) Web Application Development
5 1 (1.56%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) C#
2 10 (15.63%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) VB
4 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.13%) Java
6 2 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
7 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
1 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.81%) vSphere
3 4 (6.25%) XenApp
4 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) VMware
2 12 (18.75%) Citrix
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco
4 6 (9.38%) HP
5 5 (7.81%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.13%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.56%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec
7 1 (1.56%) Sophos
7 1 (1.56%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) Novell
7 1 (1.56%) Lotus
7 1 (1.56%) Avaya
7 1 (1.56%) Dell
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