The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 8 21 2
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 37 17 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.76% 6.16% 18.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.92% 70.83% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 13
Median daily rate £375 £275 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £149 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £370 £208
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 38
Median hourly rate £15.85 £15.85 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.19 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.63 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%

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
65 24 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.90% 8.70% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 34
Median daily rate £400 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £105 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 42
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.85 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +21.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.65 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +7 17 £375 -
Atherstone -5 5 - - 1
Leamington Spa - 3 £275 - 4
Gaydon - 2 - -
Rugby - 1 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
2 21 (27.63%) Linux
3 19 (25.00%) Oracle
4 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
4 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
5 17 (22.37%) Unix
6 12 (15.79%) SQL
7 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
7 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database
8 10 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 10 (13.16%) VMware
9 9 (11.84%) Migration
9 9 (11.84%) ITIL
10 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 8 (10.53%) WebLogic
10 8 (10.53%) IIS
10 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
10 8 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (9.21%) Oracle Application Server
11 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
11 7 (9.21%) Degree
11 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
11 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
11 7 (9.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 7 (9.21%) Oracle Identity Management
11 7 (9.21%) SAML
11 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
11 7 (9.21%) HTTP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.53%) IIS
1 8 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.21%) JBoss
2 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (7.89%) Apache
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS Office
3 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.95%) MS Project
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.21%) HTTP
3 6 (7.89%) Firewall
3 6 (7.89%) Network Security
4 3 (3.95%) LAN
5 2 (2.63%) Internet
5 2 (2.63%) SAN
5 2 (2.63%) VoIP
5 2 (2.63%) WAN
6 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.32%) VPN
6 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Electronics
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Automotive
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Analyst
2 14 (18.42%) Support Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (10.53%) Architect
3 8 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (9.21%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.21%) Service Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.58%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Developer
6 4 (5.26%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 4 (5.26%) Monitoring Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) SAML
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) ADO.NET
2 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.95%) HTML
2 3 (3.95%) HTML5
2 3 (3.95%) WCF
2 3 (3.95%) WPF
3 1 (1.32%) EDI
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.32%) AS400
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Fintech
4 1 (1.32%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Linux
2 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
2 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.37%) Unix
4 7 (9.21%) AIX
5 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.26%) Solaris
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.95%) Android
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.32%) HPUX
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.32%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (11.84%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Migration
3 8 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.89%) Change Management
5 6 (7.89%) High Availability
5 6 (7.89%) Identity Management
5 6 (7.89%) Information Security
5 6 (7.89%) Project Management
6 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.26%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.26%) Security Architecture
7 4 (5.26%) Security Hardening
7 4 (5.26%) Service Management
7 4 (5.26%) Software Deployment
7 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) Java
3 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.95%) C
4 3 (3.95%) C#
4 3 (3.95%) C++
5 1 (1.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.32%) Perl
5 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.32%) MCITP
4 1 (1.32%) MCP
4 1 (1.32%) MCTS
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (38.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) VMware
3 5 (6.58%) Google
3 5 (6.58%) IBM
3 5 (6.58%) Intel Security
4 4 (5.26%) BMC
5 3 (3.95%) Dell
5 3 (3.95%) HP
6 2 (2.63%) Citrix
6 2 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (1.32%) Adobe
7 1 (1.32%) Apple
7 1 (1.32%) arcserve
7 1 (1.32%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.32%) NetApp
7 1 (1.32%) Remedy
7 1 (1.32%) Sun
7 1 (1.32%) Veritas