The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stratford-upon-Avon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stratford-upon-Avon 11.11% 39.13% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -18.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
Windows
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Stratford-upon-Avon region.

Operating Systems Category
Stratford-upon-Avon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stratford-upon-Avon 11.11% 39.13% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Average daily rate £375 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Stratford-upon-Avon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

Windows
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Stratford-upon-Avon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stratford-upon-Avon 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 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stratford-upon-Avon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stratford-upon-Avon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management