The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 41 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 18.72% 7.94% 11.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.00% 50.00% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 12
Median daily rate £500 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £142 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £440 £667
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £11.75 £17.00 £9.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.88% +83.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £41.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
Windows
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 60 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 22.83% 15.87% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 15
Median daily rate £500 £386 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% +20.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £254 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £539 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Windows.

1 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 25 (33.78%) Citrix
3 25 (33.78%) Migration
3 25 (33.78%) Security Cleared
4 19 (25.68%) Linux
5 17 (22.97%) Oracle
6 16 (21.62%) MS Office
6 16 (21.62%) SQL
7 15 (20.27%) Windows 7
8 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
8 14 (18.92%) Windows 10
8 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
9 13 (17.57%) Office 365
10 12 (16.22%) Project Management
10 12 (16.22%) AIX
11 11 (14.86%) DB2
11 11 (14.86%) EMC
11 11 (14.86%) SCCM
12 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (13.51%) DHCP
12 10 (13.51%) HPUX
12 10 (13.51%) Solaris
12 10 (13.51%) Mainframe
13 9 (12.16%) Change Management
13 9 (12.16%) ITIL
13 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
13 9 (12.16%) Problem Management
13 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.41%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Office
2 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
4 7 (9.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.35%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Office 365
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.70%) IaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) DHCP
2 5 (6.76%) Firewall
3 4 (5.41%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) LAN
4 3 (4.05%) Skype
4 3 (4.05%) WAN
5 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.70%) VPN
5 2 (2.70%) Wireless
6 1 (1.35%) LDAP
6 1 (1.35%) Network Security
6 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.35%) Softphone
6 1 (1.35%) Symposium
6 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) DB2
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.05%) Big Data
4 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.70%) DataStage
5 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.70%) HBase
5 2 (2.70%) OLAP
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (2.70%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.70%) QlikView
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (5.41%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) German Language
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Analyst
2 13 (17.57%) Architect
3 8 (10.81%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.11%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.05%) AIX Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.35%) J2EE
2 1 (1.35%) JSON
2 1 (1.35%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) WinForms
2 1 (1.35%) WPF
2 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Mainframe
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
3 7 (9.46%) Fat Client
3 7 (9.46%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.76%) PKI
5 4 (5.41%) iPhone
6 3 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.05%) Replication
6 3 (4.05%) Smartphone
6 3 (4.05%) Wiki
7 2 (2.70%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 15 (20.27%) Windows 7
3 14 (18.92%) Windows 10
3 14 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.22%) AIX
5 10 (13.51%) HPUX
5 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (13.51%) Solaris
6 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.46%) Unix
8 5 (6.76%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Phone
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.35%) Android
10 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Migration
2 12 (16.22%) Project Management
3 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.16%) Change Management
4 9 (12.16%) ITIL
4 9 (12.16%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.11%) Change Control
5 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
6 5 (6.76%) ETL
6 5 (6.76%) Service Design
6 5 (6.76%) Service Management
6 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.41%) ITSM
7 4 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (5.41%) Storage Virtualisation
7 4 (5.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.41%) C
4 3 (4.05%) Python
5 2 (2.70%) Java
5 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.70%) Perl
5 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.35%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) PHP
6 1 (1.35%) VB
6 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.70%) CISSP
5 2 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.05%) vSphere
3 3 (4.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.76%) Puppet
3 4 (5.41%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.05%) SCOM
5 2 (2.70%) Nessus
5 2 (2.70%) NetApp OnCommand
5 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.78%) Citrix
3 17 (22.97%) Oracle
4 11 (14.86%) EMC
5 8 (10.81%) VMware
6 4 (5.41%) Apple
6 4 (5.41%) BMC
6 4 (5.41%) Lotus
6 4 (5.41%) Remedy
7 3 (4.05%) AppSense
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco
8 2 (2.70%) Ab Initio
8 2 (2.70%) Actian
8 2 (2.70%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.70%) Aruba
8 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.70%) ParAccel
8 2 (2.70%) SAP
8 2 (2.70%) Sybase
8 2 (2.70%) Teradata