The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 18.18% 33.33% 31.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £515 £363 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.06% +93.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% +146.80%
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 Stockport region.

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 31.82% 33.33% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £380 £363 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +93.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.25 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.37% +157.44%
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 Stockport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stockport region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 17 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) HPUX
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) LDAP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Replication
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) PKI
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
5 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) SMTP
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) RIP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) RIP
3 1 (7.69%) RTP
3 1 (7.69%) RTSP
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) HPUX
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCA
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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