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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 38 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 8.65% 15.51% 16.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 69.09% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 26
Average daily rate
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£393 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £135 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £338 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
- -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.70 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.84 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
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
64 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 17.30% 22.45% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 28
Average daily rate £363 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.84% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £24.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Atherstone - 7 £410 -
Nuneaton +2 3 £279 - 1
Leamington Spa -7 2 £500 +426.31%
Warwick -12 2 £356 - 3
Stratford-upon-Avon -3 1 £375 +68.53% 1
Rugby - - - -
Southam - - - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
1 23 (37.70%) Windows 7
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
3 15 (24.59%) Windows XP
4 14 (22.95%) UNIX
5 12 (19.67%) Linux
5 12 (19.67%) LAN
6 11 (18.03%) MS Office
7 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
7 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
8 9 (14.75%) WAN
8 9 (14.75%) ITIL
9 8 (13.11%) VoIP
9 8 (13.11%) SLA
9 8 (13.11%) Lotus
10 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (11.48%) IBM
10 7 (11.48%) Blackberry
10 7 (11.48%) Migration
10 7 (11.48%) VMware
10 7 (11.48%) IBM Notes
10 7 (11.48%) iPad
10 7 (11.48%) Data Protection
11 6 (9.84%) Android
11 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (9.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 6 (9.84%) DataPower
11 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
11 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
11 6 (9.84%) SOAP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) IBM Notes
3 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.92%) TPMS
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) CICS
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Google Apps
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) LAN
2 9 (14.75%) WAN
3 8 (13.11%) VoIP
4 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.20%) FTP
5 5 (8.20%) HTTP
6 3 (4.92%) Internet
6 3 (4.92%) Firewall
6 3 (4.92%) ATM
6 3 (4.92%) VPN
6 3 (4.92%) DNS
7 2 (3.28%) SAN
7 2 (3.28%) DHCP
7 2 (3.28%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) DB2
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
2 3 (4.92%) Informix
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) SSDT
4 1 (1.64%) MS Access
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
1 2 (3.28%) Automotive
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Architect
2 11 (18.03%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.20%) Integration Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Rollout Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Help Desk Technician
8 2 (3.28%) Deskside Support
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) SOAP
1 6 (9.84%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (9.84%) Middleware
1 6 (9.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (4.92%) JavaBeans
2 3 (4.92%) EJB
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) XML
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) MDX
4 1 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Blackberry
1 7 (11.48%) iPad
2 6 (9.84%) DataPower
3 5 (8.20%) iPhone
3 5 (8.20%) AS400
4 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.28%) Handset
7 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.64%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Windows 7
2 15 (24.59%) Windows XP
3 14 (22.95%) UNIX
4 12 (19.67%) Linux
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.84%) zOS
6 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.84%) Android
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Vista
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Phone
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) Migration
2 7 (11.48%) Data Protection
3 5 (8.20%) SOA
3 5 (8.20%) UML
4 4 (6.56%) Project Management
4 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.56%) Security Architecture
4 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
5 3 (4.92%) Workflow
5 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
5 3 (4.92%) TDD
5 3 (4.92%) Scrum
5 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.28%) CRM
6 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.28%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) ISSAP
3 2 (3.28%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) MCSA
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CNE
4 1 (1.64%) Novell Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) XenApp
3 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.64%) Xen
3 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Lotus
3 7 (11.48%) VMware
3 7 (11.48%) IBM
4 5 (8.20%) Citrix
4 5 (8.20%) HP
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) SAP
5 4 (6.56%) CA
6 3 (4.92%) Google
6 3 (4.92%) Sybase
6 3 (4.92%) Apple
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco
7 2 (3.28%) Dell
7 2 (3.28%) EMC
7 2 (3.28%) Panasonic
7 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.64%) Veeam
8 1 (1.64%) Adobe
8 1 (1.64%) Sophos
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