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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 20 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.74% 15.33% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 80.77% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Median daily rate £263 £308 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +40.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £175 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £390 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.57 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.70 £14.20 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
18 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.47% 18.98% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 5
Median daily rate £373 £318 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.32% -24.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £14.30
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 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +1 2 £395 - 2
Stafford -7 1 £130 -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) MS Office
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Office 365
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (13.64%) SCCM
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (9.09%) NHS
7 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) MCSE
7 2 (9.09%) MCSA
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (4.55%) Remediation Plan
8 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop

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 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (9.09%) Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Deployment Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
3 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
2 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Data Entry
2 1 (4.55%) DevOps
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
2 1 (4.55%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (4.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSA
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCA
2 1 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
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