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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 8.58% 16.59% 16.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.27% 71.70% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 14
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£425 £300 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +55.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £248 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £390 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £22.50 £17.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.21% 23.14% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 19
Average daily rate £413 £300 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +45.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £26.10 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 25 July 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
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 July 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
Leamington Spa -2 5 £460 +384.21% 1
Warwick -5 2 - - 2
Nuneaton - 2 - - 1
Rugby - - - - 2
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - - 2
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (47.22%) Windows 7
2 30 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.39%) Windows XP
4 16 (22.22%) MS Office
5 13 (18.06%) UNIX
6 10 (13.89%) ITIL
6 10 (13.89%) Linux
6 10 (13.89%) Citrix
6 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (13.89%) VMware
6 10 (13.89%) Apple iOS
6 10 (13.89%) Android
7 9 (12.50%) Migration
7 9 (12.50%) Lotus
7 9 (12.50%) IBM Notes
8 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 8 (11.11%) SOAP
8 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (9.72%) Blackberry
9 7 (9.72%) Automotive
9 7 (9.72%) SLA
9 7 (9.72%) IBM
10 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 6 (8.33%) zOS
10 6 (8.33%) MCSE
10 6 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Office
2 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.94%) LAN
3 4 (5.56%) FTP
3 4 (5.56%) HTTP
3 4 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (4.17%) DHCP
4 3 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (2.78%) VPN
5 2 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.78%) SAN
5 2 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (1.39%) Extranet
6 1 (1.39%) Firewall
6 1 (1.39%) SMTP
6 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (9.72%) Automotive
2 1 (1.39%) Publishing
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 8 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (9.72%) Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.56%) Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Integration Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) SOAP
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (5.56%) jQuery
3 4 (5.56%) HTML5
3 4 (5.56%) REST
3 4 (5.56%) Middleware
3 4 (5.56%) XML
3 4 (5.56%) Ajax
3 4 (5.56%) JSON
3 4 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.39%) EDI
4 1 (1.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.33%) iPad
3 5 (6.94%) DataPower
4 4 (5.56%) iPhone
4 4 (5.56%) AS400
5 2 (2.78%) Handset
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) CMDB
6 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.22%) Windows 7
2 19 (26.39%) Windows XP
3 13 (18.06%) UNIX
4 10 (13.89%) Linux
4 10 (13.89%) Apple iOS
4 10 (13.89%) Android
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.33%) zOS
7 4 (5.56%) Windows CE
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.39%) MVS
9 1 (1.39%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.39%) AIX
9 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (5.56%) UML
3 4 (5.56%) SOA
3 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
3 4 (5.56%) Android Development
3 4 (5.56%) iOS Development
4 3 (4.17%) Project Management
4 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.78%) Change Management
5 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.78%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.39%) Analytics
6 1 (1.39%) RAD
6 1 (1.39%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.39%) CMMI
6 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.39%) B2B
6 1 (1.39%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 4 (5.56%) PHP
2 3 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.39%) Perl
4 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.39%) VBA
4 1 (1.39%) Korn
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.33%) MCSE
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) MCP
4 3 (4.17%) CNE
4 3 (4.17%) Novell Certification
5 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) PMP
6 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MCITP
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) TickIT
System Software
1 30 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) XenApp
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Citrix
2 10 (13.89%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Lotus
4 7 (9.72%) IBM
5 5 (6.94%) Google
5 5 (6.94%) SAP
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle
6 4 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (2.78%) Dell
7 2 (2.78%) EMC
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.78%) Apple
7 2 (2.78%) Panasonic
8 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.39%) McAfee
8 1 (1.39%) BT
8 1 (1.39%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.39%) CA
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