The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 27 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.04% 6.06% 4.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.09% 62.50% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
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£450 £350 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +159.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
44 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 20.66% 9.70% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 9
Average daily rate £500 £425 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +88.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £478 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (32.56%) Oracle
4 13 (30.23%) Linux
5 12 (27.91%) VMware
6 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
7 10 (23.26%) Information Security
8 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
8 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
8 8 (18.60%) F5
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Phone
9 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
9 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (16.28%) PKI
9 7 (16.28%) Android
9 7 (16.28%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (16.28%) CESG
9 7 (16.28%) MySQL
9 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
10 6 (13.95%) Firmware
10 6 (13.95%) PRINCE
10 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
10 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.95%) SSL
10 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (13.95%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (6.98%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Documentum
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.98%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
1 6 (13.95%) SSL
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
1 6 (13.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.33%) NAS
2 1 (2.33%) TACACS
2 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) ATM
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) BODI
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) MSI
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Packager
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Dojo
1 3 (6.98%) Spring
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.33%) RESTful
3 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.33%) Modernizr
3 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) LINQ
3 1 (2.33%) Ajax
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (16.28%) PKI
2 7 (16.28%) CESG
3 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
4 5 (11.63%) Reference Data
5 3 (6.98%) iPhone
5 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
5 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.98%) GIS
6 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.33%) BYOD
7 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Phone 8
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Phone
3 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
3 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Android
4 5 (11.63%) UNIX
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Solaris
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
2 10 (23.26%) Information Security
3 7 (16.28%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (13.95%) PRINCE
4 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Data Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) Data Management
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) Service Management
8 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.65%) Use Case
8 2 (4.65%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
1 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) CISSP
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.33%) APMP
4 1 (2.33%) CEH
4 1 (2.33%) GCIA
4 1 (2.33%) GCIH
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (13.95%) Firmware
2 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
1 3 (6.98%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (4.65%) Nessus
3 1 (2.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle
3 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 8 (18.60%) F5
5 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco
7 4 (9.30%) Citrix
8 3 (6.98%) LANDesk
8 3 (6.98%) ESRI
8 3 (6.98%) TIBCO
9 2 (4.65%) HP
9 2 (4.65%) EMC
9 2 (4.65%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.33%) Compuware
10 1 (2.33%) Avaya
10 1 (2.33%) Juniper
10 1 (2.33%) NetApp
10 1 (2.33%) Lotus
10 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint