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 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 9.09% 8.26% 12.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.95% 55.56% 59.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 10
Median daily rate £413 £300 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £113 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
37 54 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 19.79% 14.88% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 25
Median daily rate £425 £365 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -24.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £537 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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 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 August 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 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Windows.

1 62 (72.94%) Active Directory
2 56 (65.88%) Microsoft
3 52 (61.18%) Security Cleared
4 47 (55.29%) Windows Server
5 45 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (49.41%) SC Cleared
7 38 (44.71%) PowerShell
7 38 (44.71%) Migration
8 36 (42.35%) SCCM
9 31 (36.47%) SCOM
9 31 (36.47%) Software Engineering
10 30 (35.29%) Test Automation
11 25 (29.41%) SharePoint
12 24 (28.24%) MS Exchange
13 23 (27.06%) Skype for Business
13 23 (27.06%) Skype
13 23 (27.06%) Windows 10
14 22 (25.88%) Data Migration
15 21 (24.71%) SharePoint 2013
15 21 (24.71%) Linux
15 21 (24.71%) VMware
16 20 (23.53%) MS Office
17 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (20.00%) SQL
19 16 (18.82%) Citrix
20 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
20 12 (14.12%) AIX
20 12 (14.12%) DHCP
21 11 (12.94%) DB2
21 11 (12.94%) Oracle

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 25 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 24 (28.24%) MS Exchange
3 23 (27.06%) Skype for Business
4 21 (24.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.53%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.18%) Confluence
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 20 (23.53%) MS Office
2 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.06%) Skype
2 12 (14.12%) DHCP
3 3 (3.53%) SAN
4 2 (2.35%) DNS
4 2 (2.35%) Firewall
4 2 (2.35%) VPN
5 1 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) DB2
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (5.88%) Vagrant
2 3 (3.53%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) NuGet
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.71%) Military
2 1 (1.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Architect
2 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 9 (10.59%) Designer
4 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (3.53%) Active Directory Architect
7 3 (3.53%) AIX Architect
7 3 (3.53%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.35%) Exchange Specialist
8 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Architect
8 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (2.35%) VMware Specialist
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.18%) CSS
2 1 (1.18%) HTML
2 1 (1.18%) JSON
2 1 (1.18%) Middleware
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
2 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Fat Client
1 10 (11.76%) Mainframe
1 10 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.06%) PKI
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.53%) iPhone
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (55.29%) Windows Server
2 45 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (27.06%) Windows 10
4 21 (24.71%) Linux
5 12 (14.12%) AIX
6 10 (11.76%) HPUX
6 10 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (11.76%) Solaris
7 9 (10.59%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.71%) Unix
10 4 (4.71%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.18%) Android
12 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.71%) Migration
2 31 (36.47%) Software Engineering
3 30 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 22 (25.88%) Data Migration
5 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.24%) Service Management
7 5 (5.88%) Change Management
7 5 (5.88%) Identity Management
7 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.88%) ITIL
7 5 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 5 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.88%) System Testing
7 5 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.71%) Defect Management
8 4 (4.71%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (4.71%) Project Management
8 4 (4.71%) Records Management
8 4 (4.71%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) PowerShell
2 17 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) C
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) Java
5 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (61.18%) Security Cleared
2 42 (49.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) ISEB
4 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.35%) CLAS
7 2 (2.35%) MCP
8 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.35%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 62 (72.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.94%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) Docker
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 36 (42.35%) SCCM
2 31 (36.47%) SCOM
3 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.71%) Puppet
3 4 (4.71%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (65.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.71%) VMware
3 16 (18.82%) Citrix
4 11 (12.94%) EMC
4 11 (12.94%) Oracle
5 4 (4.71%) BMC
5 4 (4.71%) Remedy
6 3 (3.53%) Apple
6 3 (3.53%) HP
6 3 (3.53%) NetApp
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco
7 2 (2.35%) Lotus
8 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.18%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.18%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) Orchard
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