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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.38% 28.95% 8.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 73.33% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.00%
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
4 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.50% 39.47% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 4
Average daily rate £295 £240 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Server Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
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