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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.12% 12.54% 21.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.67% 72.22% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £32.50 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
67 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.46% 17.36% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 15
Average daily rate £325 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.43 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.55% +23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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
Rugby +2 12 £325 +13.04% 1
Warwick -10 7 £450 +181.25% 5
Leamington Spa - 4 £150 - 1
Gaydon -2 1 £275 -
Nuneaton - 1 - - 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 59 (57.28%) Active Directory
2 37 (35.92%) Windows 7
3 36 (34.95%) Windows XP
4 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
5 29 (28.16%) MS Excel
5 29 (28.16%) ITIL
6 28 (27.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (20.39%) MS Office
9 20 (19.42%) LAN
10 19 (18.45%) WAN
11 18 (17.48%) DHCP
11 18 (17.48%) Hyper-V
12 17 (16.50%) DNS
13 16 (15.53%) Citrix
14 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (12.62%) MS Exchange
16 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (11.65%) Automotive
17 11 (10.68%) Lotus
18 10 (9.71%) HP
18 10 (9.71%) SQL
18 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (8.74%) Lync
19 9 (8.74%) IBM Notes
20 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
20 8 (7.77%) Migration
20 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
21 7 (6.80%) SCOM
21 7 (6.80%) SCOrch

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (12.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.74%) IBM Notes
2 9 (8.74%) Lync
3 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.88%) CICS
5 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (2.91%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (28.16%) MS Excel
2 21 (20.39%) MS Office
3 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.42%) LAN
2 19 (18.45%) WAN
3 18 (17.48%) DHCP
4 17 (16.50%) DNS
5 3 (2.91%) Firewall
6 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.94%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.97%) SAN
7 1 (0.97%) VPN
7 1 (0.97%) Wireless
7 1 (0.97%) VLAN
7 1 (0.97%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) DB2
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Introscope
2 2 (1.94%) Subversion
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (11.65%) Automotive
2 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (27.18%) Analyst
2 14 (13.59%) Support Analyst
3 11 (10.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (9.71%) Desktop Support
5 9 (8.74%) Server Support
5 9 (8.74%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (8.74%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Service Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Server Support Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Server Analyst
6 8 (7.77%) IT Support
6 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (7.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Support Technician
8 6 (5.83%) Administrator
8 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.85%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) HTML
1 3 (2.91%) CSS
1 3 (2.91%) HTML5
2 2 (1.94%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (1.94%) Core Animation
2 2 (1.94%) Cocoa
3 1 (0.97%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.83%) PDA
3 5 (4.85%) PKI
4 4 (3.88%) LPAR
5 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.91%) iPhone
6 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.94%) Open Source
6 2 (1.94%) iPad
6 2 (1.94%) Animation
7 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) Windows 7
2 36 (34.95%) Windows XP
3 28 (27.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.83%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (5.83%) Linux
6 6 (5.83%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.88%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.88%) AIX
7 4 (3.88%) Solaris
7 4 (3.88%) zOS
7 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.88%) Android
8 3 (2.91%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.94%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.97%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.97%) VMS
10 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) ITIL
2 8 (7.77%) Migration
3 3 (2.91%) ITSM
3 3 (2.91%) Incident Management
3 3 (2.91%) CAD
3 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (2.91%) iOS Development
4 2 (1.94%) Asset Management
4 2 (1.94%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (1.94%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (1.94%) Analytics
4 2 (1.94%) CRM
4 2 (1.94%) ERP
4 2 (1.94%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2
5 1 (0.97%) Configuration Management
5 1 (0.97%) Project Management
5 1 (0.97%) Service Delivery
5 1 (0.97%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.71%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) Jython
3 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.97%) C#
5 1 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.91%) MCP
3 3 (2.91%) MCSE
3 3 (2.91%) Degree
4 2 (1.94%) CNE
4 2 (1.94%) Novell Certification
5 1 (0.97%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.97%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.97%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 59 (57.28%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.91%) XenApp
3 3 (2.91%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) SCOM
1 7 (6.80%) SCOrch
2 5 (4.85%) SCCM
3 4 (3.88%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.53%) Citrix
3 11 (10.68%) Lotus
4 10 (9.71%) HP
5 5 (4.85%) Remedy
6 4 (3.88%) CA
6 4 (3.88%) Cisco
7 3 (2.91%) McAfee
7 3 (2.91%) Google
8 2 (1.94%) Panasonic
8 2 (1.94%) Dell
8 2 (1.94%) EMC
9 1 (0.97%) IBM
9 1 (0.97%) Juniper
9 1 (0.97%) BMC
9 1 (0.97%) VMware
9 1 (0.97%) Mitel
9 1 (0.97%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.97%) Motorola
9 1 (0.97%) Red Hat