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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 27 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.91% 9.76% 8.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.66% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £153 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £472 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £10.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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
47 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 25.00% 14.63% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 10
Average daily rate £538 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £138 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £10.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle
3 12 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (29.41%) Information Security
5 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (17.65%) VMware
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 6 (17.65%) PRINCE
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
7 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL
8 5 (14.71%) Citrix
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (14.71%) Firewall
8 5 (14.71%) Reference Data
8 5 (14.71%) Data Architecture
9 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (11.76%) QA
9 4 (11.76%) Finance
9 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.82%) Java
10 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (8.82%) ArcGIS
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (8.82%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) ATM
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) NAS
4 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Packager
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Spring
1 3 (8.82%) Dojo
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) LINQ
2 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.94%) Modernizr
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.94%) RESTful
2 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Reference Data
4 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.82%) GIS
4 3 (8.82%) iPhone
5 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.94%) Tandem
6 1 (2.94%) CESG
6 1 (2.94%) PKI
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.94%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Information Security
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (17.65%) PRINCE
2 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) Data Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Data Management
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) Coaching
6 2 (5.88%) SIEM
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) Firmware
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) TIBCO Hawk
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Nessus
2 2 (5.88%) OpenView
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
5 3 (8.82%) TIBCO
5 3 (8.82%) LANDesk
5 3 (8.82%) ESRI
6 2 (5.88%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Lotus
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya
7 1 (2.94%) Sophos
7 1 (2.94%) F5