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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 41 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.33% 8.90% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.36% 92.86% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£369 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -18.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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
53 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 21.12% 9.59% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 5
Average daily rate £400 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 32 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 28 (41.79%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (31.34%) Oracle
4 18 (26.87%) Linux
4 18 (26.87%) VMware
5 17 (25.37%) Information Security
6 13 (19.40%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
7 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (16.42%) F5
8 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
8 11 (16.42%) UNIX
8 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
9 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
10 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (13.43%) Firewall
10 9 (13.43%) CESG
10 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (13.43%) Apple iOS
10 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (13.43%) Android
10 9 (13.43%) PKI
10 9 (13.43%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (13.43%) Windows Phone 8
10 9 (13.43%) Windows Phone
10 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
11 8 (11.94%) Citrix
11 8 (11.94%) MySQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) IIS
3 4 (5.97%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.97%) Documentum
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Firewall
2 6 (8.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (8.96%) SSL
3 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) LAN
4 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 2 (2.99%) Intranet
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.49%) Wireless
5 1 (1.49%) TACACS
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) VoIP
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) LDAP
5 1 (1.49%) NAS
5 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) MySQL
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.97%) BODI
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.48%) MSTest
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Architect
3 9 (13.43%) Technical Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
1 2 (2.99%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
2 1 (1.49%) XML
2 1 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (13.43%) CESG
2 9 (13.43%) PKI
2 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Reference Data
4 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.97%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.49%) IVR
6 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.42%) UNIX
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.43%) Apple iOS
5 9 (13.43%) Android
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Phone 8
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Phone
6 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.96%) Solaris
8 4 (5.97%) HPUX
8 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Information Security
2 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
3 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
4 9 (13.43%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.94%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) Data Architecture
7 6 (8.96%) SIEM
7 6 (8.96%) PRINCE
8 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.46%) Migration
8 5 (7.46%) Service Management
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (7.46%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (7.46%) Time Management
8 5 (7.46%) Use Case
9 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.48%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) C
3 2 (2.99%) C#
3 2 (2.99%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.49%) VBScript
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) CISSP
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) ISEB
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) GCIA
5 1 (1.49%) GCIH
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) MCP
5 1 (1.49%) CEH
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
1 5 (7.46%) Nessus
2 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.34%) Oracle
3 18 (26.87%) VMware
4 11 (16.42%) F5
5 8 (11.94%) Citrix
6 7 (10.45%) Red Hat
6 7 (10.45%) Cisco
7 6 (8.96%) ArcSight
8 4 (5.97%) Business Objects
8 4 (5.97%) HP
8 4 (5.97%) Compuware
9 2 (2.99%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.99%) Draytek
9 2 (2.99%) Sophos
10 1 (1.49%) Avaya
10 1 (1.49%) Juniper
10 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.49%) EMC
10 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.49%) Atlassian