The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Warwickshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 47 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 14.51% 20.69% 8.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.44% 96.00% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 6
Average daily rate £250 £268 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £92 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £532 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.85 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.10 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £18.60 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 19.75% 21.55% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 17
Average daily rate £265 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £530 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.85 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
West Midlands

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +2 14 £160 +72.97% 2
Rugby -3 2 £288 - 1
Leamington Spa - - - - 2
Nuneaton - - - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 30 (44.78%) Windows 7
2 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
3 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
5 12 (17.91%) MS Office
6 10 (14.93%) Citrix
6 10 (14.93%) Migration
6 10 (14.93%) VMware
7 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (13.43%) Linux
7 9 (13.43%) Android
7 9 (13.43%) Apple iOS
8 8 (11.94%) IBM Notes
8 8 (11.94%) ITIL
8 8 (11.94%) Lotus
8 8 (11.94%) Automotive
9 7 (10.45%) UNIX
9 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
10 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
10 6 (8.96%) MCSE
10 6 (8.96%) Windows CE
10 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (7.46%) XenApp
11 5 (7.46%) jQuery
11 5 (7.46%) Ajax
11 5 (7.46%) JSON
11 5 (7.46%) HTML5
11 5 (7.46%) REST
11 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
11 5 (7.46%) Android Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (11.94%) IBM Notes
2 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Office
2 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.48%) DHCP
2 3 (4.48%) SAN
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.49%) VLAN
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
4 1 (1.49%) Extranet
4 1 (1.49%) SMTP
4 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.49%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (11.94%) Automotive
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (10.45%) Developer
1 7 (10.45%) Analyst
1 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
2 6 (8.96%) Desktop Support
2 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (7.46%) Administrator
3 5 (7.46%) Applications Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Technical Leader
5 3 (4.48%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Support
6 2 (2.99%) Consultant
6 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) DBA
6 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
6 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (2.99%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) jQuery
1 5 (7.46%) Ajax
1 5 (7.46%) JSON
1 5 (7.46%) HTML5
1 5 (7.46%) REST
1 5 (7.46%) SOAP
1 5 (7.46%) XML
1 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.49%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.49%) ActiveX
2 1 (1.49%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.97%) iPad
1 4 (5.97%) iPhone
2 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.99%) Handset
3 1 (1.49%) iSeries
3 1 (1.49%) CMDB
3 1 (1.49%) Pocket PC
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.78%) Windows 7
2 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
3 9 (13.43%) Linux
3 9 (13.43%) Android
3 9 (13.43%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.45%) UNIX
5 6 (8.96%) Windows CE
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.99%) zOS
8 2 (2.99%) AIX
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.49%) Solaris
9 1 (1.49%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.49%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) Migration
2 8 (11.94%) ITIL
3 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
3 5 (7.46%) Android Development
3 5 (7.46%) iOS Development
4 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.48%) Project Management
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.99%) Change Management
6 2 (2.99%) Regression Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.49%) BDD
7 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.49%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.49%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.49%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.49%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.49%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (7.46%) PHP
2 4 (5.97%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.49%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) Korn
4 1 (1.49%) VB6
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) VB
4 1 (1.49%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.49%) VBA
4 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) MCSE
3 4 (5.97%) MCP
3 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) CNE
4 3 (4.48%) Novell Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.49%) MCITP
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PMP
6 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) TickIT
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) XenApp
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Xen
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.99%) Sysprep
3 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Citrix
2 10 (14.93%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Lotus
4 3 (4.48%) Symantec
4 3 (4.48%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.49%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.49%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.49%) McAfee
6 1 (1.49%) Progress
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco
6 1 (1.49%) Dell
6 1 (1.49%) EMC
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
Rugby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Experis IT
Rate: £425.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Jumar
Posted: 6 days ago