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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 26 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.85% 15.42% 18.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.93% 57.41% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 4
Average daily rate
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£175 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £158 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 6
Average hourly rate - £11.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
29 54 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.14% 26.87% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 6
Average daily rate £365 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 6
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) XenApp
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (11.54%) MS Office
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.69%) IIS
7 2 (7.69%) MCP
7 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.69%) Linux
7 2 (7.69%) SLA
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) ArcGIS
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) ATM
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Architect
1 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
2 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Designer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Dojo
1 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.85%) LINQ
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Modernizr
2 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Smartcard
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.69%) GIS
1 2 (7.69%) iPhone
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.69%) PKI
1 2 (7.69%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Service Management
3 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.69%) Coaching
3 2 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.85%) Server Building
4 1 (3.85%) SDLC
4 1 (3.85%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) OpenView
1 2 (7.69%) TIBCO Hawk
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) LANDesk
4 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.69%) ESRI
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Sophos
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