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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 5 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.66% 8.18% 9.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.52% 42.19% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 15
Median daily rate £300 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
23 64 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 18.85% 19.39% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 20
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 30 (38.96%) Active Directory
3 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
5 18 (23.38%) Citrix
6 16 (20.78%) Oracle
6 16 (20.78%) Unix
7 15 (19.48%) MS Office
7 15 (19.48%) Linux
7 15 (19.48%) Project Management
8 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
9 13 (16.88%) Finance
9 13 (16.88%) ITIL
9 13 (16.88%) SQL
9 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
10 12 (15.58%) Web Services
10 12 (15.58%) Blackberry
11 11 (14.29%) Change Management
11 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 11 (14.29%) ETL
11 11 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (14.29%) VMware
12 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
12 10 (12.99%) SCCM
12 10 (12.99%) Migration
12 10 (12.99%) Windows 10
13 9 (11.69%) Windows Phone
13 9 (11.69%) Waterfall

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 8 (10.39%) IIS
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.19%) Apache
5 3 (3.90%) JBoss
5 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.90%) nginx
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Office
2 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (11.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Office 365
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) Kerberos
2 5 (6.49%) LAN
2 5 (6.49%) SSL
3 4 (5.19%) DNS
3 4 (5.19%) LDAP
3 4 (5.19%) WAN
4 2 (2.60%) IPsec
4 2 (2.60%) NAS
4 2 (2.60%) SAN
4 2 (2.60%) VPN
4 2 (2.60%) Wireless
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) Softphone
5 1 (1.30%) Symposium
5 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.30%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) Big Data
2 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.79%) DB2
4 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.60%) DataStage
7 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.60%) HBase
7 2 (2.60%) OLAP
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.60%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.49%) JIRA
2 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.30%) Log4j
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Architect
3 10 (12.99%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (7.79%) DBA
4 6 (7.79%) Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Consultant
5 5 (6.49%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) SQL DBA
5 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Principal Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) Web Services
2 9 (11.69%) Middleware
3 7 (9.09%) XML
4 6 (7.79%) J2EE
4 6 (7.79%) JSON
5 4 (5.19%) .NET
5 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.19%) SAML
5 4 (5.19%) WinForms
5 4 (5.19%) WPF
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.60%) OAuth2
7 2 (2.60%) OpenID
8 1 (1.30%) JAX-RPC
8 1 (1.30%) REST
8 1 (1.30%) SOAP
8 1 (1.30%) WSDL
8 1 (1.30%) XSL
8 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.58%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.79%) Replication
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.19%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) iPhone
5 3 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.90%) Wiki
6 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.60%) PKI
6 2 (2.60%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Unix
2 15 (19.48%) Linux
3 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
3 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.99%) Windows 10
5 9 (11.69%) Windows Phone
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.79%) AIX
8 5 (6.49%) Android
8 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.49%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.30%) Solaris
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) Project Management
3 13 (16.88%) ITIL
4 11 (14.29%) Change Management
4 11 (14.29%) ETL
5 10 (12.99%) Migration
6 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (10.39%) Problem Management
8 7 (9.09%) Change Control
8 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 7 (9.09%) Identity Management
8 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.79%) Microservices
9 6 (7.79%) SOA
10 5 (6.49%) Database Mirroring
10 5 (6.49%) Service Design
10 5 (6.49%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.09%) Java
3 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.79%) Python
5 5 (6.49%) Perl
5 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.19%) C#
6 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.90%) VB
7 3 (3.90%) VB6
8 2 (2.60%) C
8 2 (2.60%) VBScript
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.90%) CISSP
4 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) CCNA
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (38.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.90%) XenApp
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.60%) VMware GSX
5 2 (2.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) SCCM
2 5 (6.49%) AirWatch
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (5.19%) WSUS
4 2 (2.60%) MOM
4 2 (2.60%) Nessus
4 2 (2.60%) NetApp OnCommand
4 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.60%) SCOM
4 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.38%) Citrix
3 16 (20.78%) Oracle
4 11 (14.29%) VMware
5 6 (7.79%) Apple
6 5 (6.49%) Cisco
7 4 (5.19%) NetApp
8 3 (3.90%) AppSense
9 2 (2.60%) Ab Initio
9 2 (2.60%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.60%) Aruba
9 2 (2.60%) HP
9 2 (2.60%) Informatica
9 2 (2.60%) Lotus
9 2 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (2.60%) Remedy
9 2 (2.60%) SAP
9 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.60%) Sybase
9 2 (2.60%) Teradata