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 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 9.28% 18.52% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.13% 62.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £613 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
32 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 32.99% 29.63% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 2
Median daily rate £500 £245 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.08% -14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £175 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £343 £289
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 4 (40.00%) VMware
1 4 (40.00%) AIX
1 4 (40.00%) HPUX
1 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) SQL

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 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) AIX
1 4 (40.00%) HPUX
1 4 (40.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) High Availability
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat