The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 22 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 6.69% 9.86% 18.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 80.56% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 18
Average daily rate
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£406 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £466 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.60 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
Windows
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.03% 12.24% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 22
Average daily rate £413 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Warwickshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Warwickshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -6 5 £431 +169.53% 1
Rugby 0 4 - -
Atherstone +1 2 £225 -10.00% 1
Gaydon - 2 £275 -
Leamington Spa +1 1 - - 1
Nuneaton +1 1 - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (29.27%) Windows 7
3 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (28.05%) ITIL
4 22 (26.83%) Windows XP
5 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
6 20 (24.39%) MS Excel
7 17 (20.73%) DHCP
7 17 (20.73%) DNS
8 14 (17.07%) Citrix
8 14 (17.07%) LAN
9 13 (15.85%) WAN
9 13 (15.85%) MS Office
10 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
11 11 (13.41%) Lync
12 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
13 9 (10.98%) HP
13 9 (10.98%) Lotus
13 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (10.98%) SQL
13 9 (10.98%) Linux
13 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (9.76%) Patch Management
14 8 (9.76%) AIX
14 8 (9.76%) Automotive
14 8 (9.76%) Migration
15 7 (8.54%) Solaris
15 7 (8.54%) IBM Notes
15 7 (8.54%) CA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.41%) Lync
3 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.54%) IBM Notes
4 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.32%) CICS
4 6 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (3.66%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) DHCP
1 17 (20.73%) DNS
2 14 (17.07%) LAN
3 13 (15.85%) WAN
4 6 (7.32%) Firewall
5 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.66%) VPN
7 2 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (2.44%) VLAN
8 1 (1.22%) NAS
8 1 (1.22%) Junos
8 1 (1.22%) WLAN
8 1 (1.22%) Wireless
8 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) DB2
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Introscope
2 2 (2.44%) Subversion
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (9.76%) Automotive
2 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Support Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Desktop Support
4 6 (7.32%) IT Support
5 5 (6.10%) Server Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (6.10%) Server Support Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Server Support
5 5 (6.10%) Administrator
5 5 (6.10%) Support Technician
5 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Server Administrator
6 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) HTML
1 3 (3.66%) CSS
1 3 (3.66%) HTML5
2 2 (2.44%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (2.44%) Cocoa
2 2 (2.44%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) LPAR
3 4 (4.88%) PKI
3 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.66%) PDA
5 2 (2.44%) Animation
5 2 (2.44%) iPad
5 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.44%) iPhone
5 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows 7
2 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (26.83%) Windows XP
4 9 (10.98%) Linux
4 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.76%) AIX
6 7 (8.54%) Solaris
7 6 (7.32%) zOS
8 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.88%) Android
10 3 (3.66%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.66%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.66%) Windows Phone
11 2 (2.44%) Windows NT
11 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.22%) Windows CE
12 1 (1.22%) Debian
12 1 (1.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) ITIL
2 8 (9.76%) Migration
2 8 (9.76%) Patch Management
3 3 (3.66%) iOS Development
3 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (3.66%) CAD
4 2 (2.44%) CRM
4 2 (2.44%) ERP
4 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.44%) Asset Management
4 2 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.44%) SDLC
4 2 (2.44%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (2.44%) Information Security
4 2 (2.44%) Open Source
4 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (2.44%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (2.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) Jython
3 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.44%) C
5 1 (1.22%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) MCP
4 1 (1.22%) MCSE
4 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.66%) XenApp
3 3 (3.66%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) SCCM
1 6 (7.32%) SCOM
1 6 (7.32%) CA Wily
1 6 (7.32%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) Citrix
3 9 (10.98%) HP
3 9 (10.98%) Lotus
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco
4 7 (8.54%) CA
5 3 (3.66%) VMware
6 2 (2.44%) Panasonic
6 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.44%) Symantec
6 2 (2.44%) Remedy
6 2 (2.44%) Dell
6 2 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (1.22%) Sun
7 1 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle
7 1 (1.22%) SAP
7 1 (1.22%) McAfee
7 1 (1.22%) Motorola
7 1 (1.22%) Veritas
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