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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 11.43% 32.43% 31.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 70.59% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £480 £350 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £350 £244
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £324 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +117.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
Manchester

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
28 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 40.00% 45.95% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 2
Median daily rate £419 £350 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +110.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Windows.

1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) AIX
5 4 (25.00%) HPUX
5 4 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (18.75%) LDAP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Puppet
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (12.50%) Replication
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) SAN
7 2 (12.50%) Ruby
7 2 (12.50%) PKI
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) Tivoli

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 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) RIP
3 1 (6.25%) RTP
3 1 (6.25%) RTSP
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) IT Support
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Support
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) HPUX
4 4 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat