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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 22 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 25 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.18% 9.13% 10.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.32% 64.52% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 7
Average daily rate £300 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £518 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -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
62 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 17.82% 14.16% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 18
Average daily rate £475 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 (39.58%) ITIL
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 14 (29.17%) MS Office
4 13 (27.08%) VMware
4 13 (27.08%) Migration
4 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
5 11 (22.92%) Unix
5 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
5 11 (22.92%) Solaris
6 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 9 (18.75%) Oracle
7 9 (18.75%) Service Desk Management
8 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 8 (16.67%) Java
8 8 (16.67%) SAP
9 7 (14.58%) SQL
9 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
9 7 (14.58%) AIX
9 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
9 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (12.50%) Process Improvement
10 6 (12.50%) Quality Management
10 6 (12.50%) IBM
11 5 (10.42%) ERP
11 5 (10.42%) HPUX
11 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (8.33%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Office
2 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) FTP
1 4 (8.33%) HTTP
1 4 (8.33%) SMTP
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) NAS
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) LDAP
3 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SAP BW
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) MSTest
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Analyst
1 9 (18.75%) Service Desk Manager
1 9 (18.75%) Service Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Architect
2 7 (14.58%) IT Manager
2 7 (14.58%) IT Services Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Programmer
4 3 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) webMethods Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) JDBC
1 4 (8.33%) SAP XI
1 4 (8.33%) XML
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) SAP Basis
3 2 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
1 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 11 (22.92%) Solaris
2 11 (22.92%) Unix
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.58%) AIX
4 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.42%) HPUX
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) CentOS
8 1 (2.08%) MVS
8 1 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.08%) VME
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Migration
3 9 (18.75%) Service Desk Management
4 6 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 6 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 5 (10.42%) ERP
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.33%) OO
6 4 (8.33%) OOP
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (8.33%) SOA
6 4 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.25%) ETL
7 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.17%) E-Procurement
8 2 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) ABAP
4 3 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) MCP
3 2 (4.17%) MCSA
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (8.33%) QA
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.17%) KVM
4 2 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle
4 8 (16.67%) SAP
5 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
6 6 (12.50%) IBM
7 4 (8.33%) webMethods
8 3 (6.25%) Citrix
9 2 (4.17%) HP
9 2 (4.17%) PlateSpin
10 1 (2.08%) Avaya
10 1 (2.08%) Cisco
10 1 (2.08%) EMC
10 1 (2.08%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.08%) Lotus
10 1 (2.08%) Remedy
10 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
10 1 (2.08%) Sun
Warrington
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