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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 26 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.23% 3.43% 16.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.13% 38.10% 57.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Median daily rate £400 £150 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £112 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £175 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Median hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
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
46 21 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 18.47% 9.01% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 29
Median daily rate £420 £463 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.18% +54.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £136 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £800 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 (68.13%) Active Directory
2 56 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 54 (59.34%) Security Cleared
4 47 (51.65%) Windows Server
5 46 (50.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (48.35%) SC Cleared
7 38 (41.76%) PowerShell
7 38 (41.76%) Migration
8 36 (39.56%) SCCM
9 31 (34.07%) SCOM
9 31 (34.07%) Software Engineering
10 30 (32.97%) Test Automation
11 25 (27.47%) Linux
11 25 (27.47%) SharePoint
12 24 (26.37%) MS Exchange
13 23 (25.27%) VMware
13 23 (25.27%) Skype for Business
13 23 (25.27%) Skype
13 23 (25.27%) Windows 10
14 22 (24.18%) Data Migration
15 21 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
16 19 (20.88%) MS Office
17 18 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (18.68%) SQL
19 16 (17.58%) Citrix
20 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
20 13 (14.29%) AIX
21 12 (13.19%) DHCP
21 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 11 (12.09%) vSphere

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 (27.47%) SharePoint
2 24 (26.37%) MS Exchange
3 23 (25.27%) Skype for Business
4 21 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.30%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.20%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.10%) Confluence
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 19 (20.88%) MS Office
2 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.27%) Skype
2 12 (13.19%) DHCP
3 3 (3.30%) SAN
4 2 (2.20%) DNS
4 2 (2.20%) Firewall
4 2 (2.20%) VPN
5 1 (1.10%) Network Security
5 1 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) DB2
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (5.49%) Vagrant
2 3 (3.30%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) JIRA
4 1 (1.10%) MSTest
4 1 (1.10%) NuGet
4 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.40%) Military
2 1 (1.10%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Architect
2 12 (13.19%) Analyst
3 9 (9.89%) Designer
4 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Service Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.30%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (3.30%) Active Directory Architect
7 3 (3.30%) AIX Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.20%) 1st Line Engineer
8 2 (2.20%) Exchange Specialist
8 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Architect
8 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.10%) CSS
2 1 (1.10%) HTML
2 1 (1.10%) JSON
2 1 (1.10%) Middleware
2 1 (1.10%) Web Services
2 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Fat Client
1 10 (10.99%) Mainframe
1 10 (10.99%) Thin Client
2 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.59%) PKI
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.30%) iPhone
5 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (51.65%) Windows Server
2 46 (50.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (27.47%) Linux
4 23 (25.27%) Windows 10
5 13 (14.29%) AIX
6 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (12.09%) HPUX
7 11 (12.09%) Solaris
8 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.59%) Unix
9 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (5.49%) Windows XP
11 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.10%) Android
13 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.10%) CentOS
13 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Migration
2 31 (34.07%) Software Engineering
3 30 (32.97%) Test Automation
4 22 (24.18%) Data Migration
5 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.69%) Service Management
7 6 (6.59%) Software Testing
8 5 (5.49%) Change Management
8 5 (5.49%) Defect Management
8 5 (5.49%) Identity Management
8 5 (5.49%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.49%) ITIL
8 5 (5.49%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.49%) Regression Testing
8 5 (5.49%) System Testing
9 4 (4.40%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (4.40%) Records Management
9 4 (4.40%) Storage Virtualisation
9 4 (4.40%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (41.76%) PowerShell
2 17 (18.68%) SQL
3 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.20%) C
4 2 (2.20%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) Java
5 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (59.34%) Security Cleared
2 44 (48.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) ISEB
4 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.20%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.20%) CLAS
7 2 (2.20%) MCP
8 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.20%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.20%) RMADS
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 62 (68.13%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.09%) vSphere
4 1 (1.10%) Docker
4 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 36 (39.56%) SCCM
2 31 (34.07%) SCOM
3 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.40%) Puppet
3 4 (4.40%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.27%) VMware
3 16 (17.58%) Citrix
4 11 (12.09%) EMC
4 11 (12.09%) Oracle
5 4 (4.40%) BMC
5 4 (4.40%) Remedy
6 3 (3.30%) Apple
6 3 (3.30%) HP
6 3 (3.30%) NetApp
6 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.20%) Cisco
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
7 2 (2.20%) Lotus
8 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.10%) Fujitsu