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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 9.30% 8.67% 6.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 43.33% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 3
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£325 £275 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +103.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £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
26 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.09% 20.00% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 3
Average daily rate £360 £525 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +288.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
1 23 (44.23%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (36.54%) Oracle
3 18 (34.62%) Linux
4 16 (30.77%) VMware
5 13 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (21.15%) Information Security
6 11 (21.15%) F5
7 10 (19.23%) Firewall
7 10 (19.23%) UNIX
8 9 (17.31%) CESG
8 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
8 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (17.31%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (17.31%) Windows Phone 8
8 9 (17.31%) PKI
8 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (17.31%) Android
8 9 (17.31%) Windows Phone
9 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 8 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (15.38%) MySQL
9 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 8 (15.38%) Cisco
10 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
10 7 (13.46%) Firmware
10 7 (13.46%) ITIL
10 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
10 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
10 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) IIS
3 4 (7.69%) Documentum
3 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.77%) ArcGIS
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.92%) Apache
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.77%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.54%) SSL
3 2 (3.85%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) TACACS
4 1 (1.92%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.69%) BODI
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) MSTest
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Consultant
3 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
4 3 (5.77%) Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Service Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Spring
1 3 (5.77%) Dojo
2 2 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (17.31%) CESG
2 9 (17.31%) PKI
3 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.77%) iPhone
5 3 (5.77%) Reference Data
5 3 (5.77%) GIS
5 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.92%) IVR
6 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 10 (19.23%) UNIX
3 9 (17.31%) Android
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Phone 8
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Phone
4 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (11.54%) Solaris
7 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.69%) HPUX
8 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (21.15%) Information Security
3 9 (17.31%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (13.46%) ITIL
5 6 (11.54%) SIEM
6 5 (9.62%) Time Management
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) Use Case
6 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.62%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.69%) Service Management
7 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) Java
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) CISSP
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) GCIA
5 1 (1.92%) GCIH
5 1 (1.92%) CEH
5 1 (1.92%) MCTS
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.46%) Firmware
3 7 (13.46%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Nessus
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
3 3 (5.77%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (3.85%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) Oracle
3 16 (30.77%) VMware
4 11 (21.15%) F5
5 8 (15.38%) Cisco
6 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
7 6 (11.54%) ArcSight
8 5 (9.62%) Citrix
9 4 (7.69%) Business Objects
9 4 (7.69%) Compuware
9 4 (7.69%) HP
10 3 (5.77%) TIBCO
10 3 (5.77%) ESRI
10 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
11 2 (3.85%) Avaya
12 1 (1.92%) Juniper
12 1 (1.92%) EMC
12 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
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