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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 52 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 16.00% 12.61% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.65% 74.36% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.59% +17.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £334 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £18.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
83 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 25.54% 16.96% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 17
Average daily rate £300 £275 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +34.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £135 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £18.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 25 November 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
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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 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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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 0 13 £356 +7.95% 7
Atherstone 0 4 £133 -
Stratford-upon-Avon -3 3 - - 1
Leamington Spa - 3 £500 - 1
Nuneaton - 2 £165 - 1
Rugby - - - - 2
Southam - - - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 38 (46.91%) Windows 7
2 35 (43.21%) Active Directory
3 33 (40.74%) Windows XP
4 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
5 20 (24.69%) MS Office
6 14 (17.28%) LAN
7 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
8 12 (14.81%) ITIL
8 12 (14.81%) UNIX
8 12 (14.81%) WAN
8 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
10 10 (12.35%) Linux
10 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
10 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (9.88%) Lotus
11 8 (9.88%) Citrix
12 7 (8.64%) VoIP
12 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
12 7 (8.64%) IBM Notes
12 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
13 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
13 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (6.17%) Migration
14 5 (6.17%) VMware
14 5 (6.17%) Windows 2000
14 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
14 5 (6.17%) Oracle
14 5 (6.17%) IBM
14 5 (6.17%) Data Entry

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) IBM Notes
3 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.70%) CICS
5 3 (3.70%) TPMS
5 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.47%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.23%) IIS
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.23%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (24.69%) MS Office
2 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) LAN
2 12 (14.81%) WAN
3 7 (8.64%) VoIP
3 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.70%) Internet
4 3 (3.70%) VPN
4 3 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (3.70%) ATM
5 2 (2.47%) FTP
5 2 (2.47%) HTTP
5 2 (2.47%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
6 1 (1.23%) DHCP
6 1 (1.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
2 3 (3.70%) DB2
2 3 (3.70%) Informix
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) OLAP
4 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) MS Access
4 1 (1.23%) SSDT
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.47%) Automotive
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Analyst
2 15 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (17.28%) Support Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) Desktop Support
5 10 (12.35%) Architect
6 9 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Technical Architect
7 7 (8.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Administrator
9 5 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Help Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
11 3 (3.70%) Customer Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (3.70%) Middleware
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
1 3 (3.70%) EJB
1 3 (3.70%) SOAP
1 3 (3.70%) JavaBeans
1 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (2.47%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) OLE
3 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.23%) WCF
3 1 (1.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.70%) iPad
3 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.70%) DataPower
4 2 (2.47%) PDA
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.47%) AS400
4 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.23%) GIS
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) iPhone
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.91%) Windows 7
2 33 (40.74%) Windows XP
3 12 (14.81%) UNIX
3 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (12.35%) Linux
4 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) Windows 2000
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Vista
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) zOS
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.47%) Android
8 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.47%) HPUX
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) ITIL
2 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
3 5 (6.17%) Migration
3 5 (6.17%) Data Entry
3 5 (6.17%) Data Management
4 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
4 4 (4.94%) Security Architecture
4 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.94%) Project Management
5 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.70%) TDD
5 3 (3.70%) Scrum
5 3 (3.70%) Workflow
5 3 (3.70%) Waterfall
5 3 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.47%) Document Management
6 2 (2.47%) Test Planning
6 2 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.47%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) ISSAP
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) CNE
4 2 (2.47%) Novell Certification
4 2 (2.47%) MCSE
4 2 (2.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (43.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) XenApp
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Lotus
2 8 (9.88%) Citrix
3 5 (6.17%) VMware
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) IBM
4 4 (4.94%) Google
4 4 (4.94%) CA
5 3 (3.70%) McAfee
5 3 (3.70%) Sybase
5 3 (3.70%) HP
5 3 (3.70%) Apple
6 2 (2.47%) Computacenter
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Sophos
7 1 (1.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) Veeam
Warwickshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Computer People
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago