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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 40 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 11.56% 12.13% 20.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.52% 77.08% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 12
Average hourly rate £15.85 £14.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.45% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £15.85 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
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
62 48 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 17.92% 15.74% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 9
Average daily rate £325 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 13
Average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £15.85 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 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 26 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 26 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 11 £325 +13.04% 1
Warwick -6 7 £450 +181.25% 3
Leamington Spa +2 4 £150 -66.66% 3
Gaydon - 2 £275 -
Nuneaton 0 1 - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 49 (55.06%) Active Directory
2 28 (31.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (30.34%) ITIL
4 26 (29.21%) Windows XP
4 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
5 24 (26.97%) MS Excel
5 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (25.84%) Windows 7
7 18 (20.22%) DHCP
7 18 (20.22%) DNS
8 17 (19.10%) LAN
8 17 (19.10%) MS Office
8 17 (19.10%) Hyper-V
9 16 (17.98%) WAN
10 14 (15.73%) Citrix
11 13 (14.61%) MS Exchange
11 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (12.36%) Patch Management
12 11 (12.36%) Automotive
12 11 (12.36%) HP
12 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (11.24%) SQL
13 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (10.11%) Lync
14 9 (10.11%) Lotus
15 8 (8.99%) Manufacturing
15 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (7.87%) SCOM
16 7 (7.87%) SCOrch
16 7 (7.87%) Migration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.11%) Lync
3 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.87%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.49%) CICS
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (3.37%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (26.97%) MS Excel
2 17 (19.10%) MS Office
3 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) DHCP
1 18 (20.22%) DNS
2 17 (19.10%) LAN
3 16 (17.98%) WAN
4 4 (4.49%) Firewall
5 2 (2.25%) SAN
5 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.25%) VLAN
5 2 (2.25%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.12%) NAS
6 1 (1.12%) Junos
6 1 (1.12%) VPN
6 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) DB2
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Introscope
2 2 (2.25%) Subversion
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (12.36%) Automotive
2 8 (8.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Analyst
2 13 (14.61%) Support Analyst
3 10 (11.24%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.99%) Server Support Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Server Support
5 8 (8.99%) Server Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) IT Support
6 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.74%) Administrator
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.62%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (5.62%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) HTML
1 3 (3.37%) CSS
1 3 (3.37%) HTML5
2 2 (2.25%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (2.25%) Core Animation
2 2 (2.25%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.12%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) PKI
3 4 (4.49%) PDA
3 4 (4.49%) LPAR
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.37%) iPhone
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.25%) iPad
5 2 (2.25%) Animation
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (29.21%) Windows XP
3 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (25.84%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.87%) Linux
7 6 (6.74%) AIX
7 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.62%) Solaris
9 4 (4.49%) zOS
9 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (4.49%) Android
9 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.37%) Windows Phone
10 3 (3.37%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.25%) Windows NT
11 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.12%) Windows CE
12 1 (1.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) ITIL
2 11 (12.36%) Patch Management
3 7 (7.87%) Migration
4 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.37%) CAD
4 3 (3.37%) iOS Development
5 2 (2.25%) SDLC
5 2 (2.25%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.25%) Analytics
5 2 (2.25%) CRM
5 2 (2.25%) ERP
5 2 (2.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.25%) Open Source
5 2 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.25%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.12%) Scrum
6 1 (1.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) SQL
2 4 (4.49%) Jython
3 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.12%) C#
5 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) MCP
4 1 (1.12%) MCSE
4 1 (1.12%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.12%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.12%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 49 (55.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.10%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.37%) XenApp
3 3 (3.37%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) SCOM
1 7 (7.87%) SCOrch
2 6 (6.74%) SCCM
3 4 (4.49%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.73%) Citrix
3 11 (12.36%) HP
4 9 (10.11%) Lotus
5 5 (5.62%) CA
5 5 (5.62%) Remedy
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco
6 2 (2.25%) Dell
6 2 (2.25%) EMC
6 2 (2.25%) VMware
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.25%) Panasonic
7 1 (1.12%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.12%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) Motorola
7 1 (1.12%) Veritas
7 1 (1.12%) Mitel
7 1 (1.12%) Google
7 1 (1.12%) McAfee
7 1 (1.12%) Juniper