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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.34% 10.92% 24.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.71% 70.37% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Median daily rate £275 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £188 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £400 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.60 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.68 £18.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +6.89%
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
28 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.38% 15.52% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
Median daily rate £250 £295 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £325 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £18.00 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 27 June 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
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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 4 £205 -54.44% 1
Stafford +1 3 - - 1
Tamworth +1 2 £128 -60.76% 4
Cannock +1 1 - - 1
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 14 (30.43%) .NET
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
5 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 11 (23.91%) Finance
7 10 (21.74%) C#
8 9 (19.57%) SQL
8 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (17.39%) SOA
9 8 (17.39%) WinForms
10 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
11 6 (13.04%) TDD
11 6 (13.04%) Migration
11 6 (13.04%) Cisco
11 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
11 6 (13.04%) MS Office
12 5 (10.87%) Java
12 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
12 5 (10.87%) ITIL
12 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.87%) Scrum
12 5 (10.87%) VMware
12 5 (10.87%) Release Management
12 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.87%) TeamCity

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 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) ColdFusion
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.35%) IPv4
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
2 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) Multicast
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
3 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.87%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
3 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) NSubstitute
4 1 (2.17%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) WinForms
3 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.70%) Entity Framework
4 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET
4 3 (6.52%) Ajax
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) REST
4 3 (6.52%) WCF
4 3 (6.52%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) XML
4 3 (6.52%) XSD
5 2 (4.35%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) Node.js
5 2 (4.35%) WF
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.17%) HTML5
6 1 (2.17%) LINQ
6 1 (2.17%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
1 5 (10.87%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.35%) EPoS
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.17%) Life Science
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
2 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.17%) Unix
6 1 (2.17%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) SOA
2 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) Release Management
4 5 (10.87%) Scrum
4 5 (10.87%) SDLC
4 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.52%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.52%) OOD
5 3 (6.52%) OOP
5 3 (6.52%) Workflow
6 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) MVC
6 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) C#
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) DevExpress
5 2 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (2.17%) BT
6 1 (2.17%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.17%) Kaseya
6 1 (2.17%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
Staffordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago