The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.22% 14.39% 19.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.09% 76.00% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £248 £340 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.20% +55.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £308 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £10.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -18.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.20 £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.53% 18.94% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 10
Median daily rate £293 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.51% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £520 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +2 3 £395 - 1
Stafford -4 2 £130 -
Leek - 1 £325 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
4 8 (28.57%) VMware
5 7 (25.00%) Citrix
6 6 (21.43%) MS Office
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (17.86%) MySQL
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) CESG
8 4 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) XenApp
8 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 4 (14.29%) Office 365
8 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
9 3 (10.71%) SCCM
9 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
9 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (10.71%) PHP
9 3 (10.71%) MCSE
9 3 (10.71%) MCSA
9 3 (10.71%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.14%) ColdFusion
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) HDInsight
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) Power BI
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Administrator
1 4 (14.29%) Architect
1 4 (14.29%) Azure Architect
1 4 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) ColdFusion Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Deployment Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (3.57%) ICT Technician
4 1 (3.57%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) CESG
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 2 (7.14%) Analytics
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) MVC
2 2 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) Data Entry
3 1 (3.57%) DevOps
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PHP
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCSA
1 3 (10.71%) MCSE
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCA
2 2 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
3 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
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