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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 30 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 8.00% 12.84% 18.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 59.57% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £398 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £173 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £670 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
54 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.40% 21.56% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 14
Average daily rate £385 £483 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.20% +48.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £628 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £8.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 August 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 28 August 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 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
3 10 (23.26%) MS Office
4 9 (20.93%) SAP
4 9 (20.93%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) SLA
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.93%) Migration
5 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
5 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
5 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle
6 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
6 7 (16.28%) VMware
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.95%) XenApp
7 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Change Management
7 6 (13.95%) OO
7 6 (13.95%) Solaris
7 6 (13.95%) Citrix
8 5 (11.63%) HP
8 5 (11.63%) SMTP
8 5 (11.63%) FTP
8 5 (11.63%) HTTP
8 5 (11.63%) Linux
8 5 (11.63%) OOP
8 5 (11.63%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) IIS
3 4 (9.30%) NetWeaver
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) FTP
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
1 5 (11.63%) SMTP
2 4 (9.30%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) Wireless
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) DHCP
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.98%) VPN
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) LAN
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) VoIP
5 1 (2.33%) ATM
5 1 (2.33%) MPLS
5 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.30%) SAP BW
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Programmer
3 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (6.98%) Designer
4 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) SAP XI
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
1 5 (11.63%) JDBC
1 5 (11.63%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 3 (6.98%) SAP Basis
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (2.33%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.33%) WCF
4 1 (2.33%) LINQ
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Smartcard
1 3 (6.98%) PKI
2 2 (4.65%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) Solaris
5 5 (11.63%) Linux
5 5 (11.63%) UNIX
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Migration
3 6 (13.95%) OO
3 6 (13.95%) Change Management
3 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
4 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
4 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.63%) OOP
5 4 (9.30%) SOA
5 4 (9.30%) ERP
5 4 (9.30%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) ABAP
5 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) MCP
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) SLA
2 5 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) XenApp
3 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.65%) XenServer
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) OpenView
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) SAP
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle
4 7 (16.28%) VMware
5 6 (13.95%) Citrix
6 5 (11.63%) HP
6 5 (11.63%) webMethods
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco
8 3 (6.98%) IBM
9 2 (4.65%) Avaya
9 2 (4.65%) Remedy
9 2 (4.65%) Toshiba
9 2 (4.65%) BT
10 1 (2.33%) Sophos
10 1 (2.33%) NetApp
10 1 (2.33%) Lotus
10 1 (2.33%) Apple
10 1 (2.33%) EMC
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