The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.82% 11.11% 23.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 80.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £110 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
Windows
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Operating Systems Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.23% 13.89% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Median daily rate £230 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.03% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £295 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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 Stoke-on-Trent

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) EPoS
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Billing Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) Line Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
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