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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 28 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 7.43% 8.13% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.87% 53.57% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 25
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£413 £402 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +33.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £467 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.67 £16.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
46 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.20% 15.18% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 36
Average daily rate £413 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £469 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.20 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £25.92 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Warwick +3 9 £423 - 7
Atherstone -5 2 £225 -45.18% 1
Rugby - 2 - - 1
Leamington Spa +4 1 - - 2
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.62%) Citrix
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 12 (18.46%) SQL
5 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.92%) ITIL
7 10 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 9 (13.85%) Lync
9 8 (12.31%) Android
9 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
9 8 (12.31%) AIX
9 8 (12.31%) DNS
10 7 (10.77%) Cisco
10 7 (10.77%) DHCP
10 7 (10.77%) CA
10 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
10 7 (10.77%) Solaris
10 7 (10.77%) Migration
10 7 (10.77%) VMware
11 6 (9.23%) Jython
11 6 (9.23%) Introscope
11 6 (9.23%) LAN
11 6 (9.23%) WAN
11 6 (9.23%) Oracle
11 6 (9.23%) DB2
11 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (13.85%) Lync
2 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.23%) CICS
3 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (6.15%) IBM Notes
4 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.08%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) DNS
2 7 (10.77%) DHCP
3 6 (9.23%) LAN
3 6 (9.23%) WAN
4 5 (7.69%) VPN
4 5 (7.69%) Firewall
5 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.08%) ADSL
6 2 (3.08%) VLAN
6 2 (3.08%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.54%) NAS
7 1 (1.54%) Junos
7 1 (1.54%) Wireless
7 1 (1.54%) SAN
7 1 (1.54%) WLAN
7 1 (1.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) DB2
2 5 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Introscope
2 3 (4.62%) Subversion
2 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.69%) Automotive
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Multimedia
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (10.77%) Developer
2 6 (9.23%) Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (6.15%) Administrator
4 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (6.15%) Server Administrator
4 4 (6.15%) IT Support
4 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 3 (4.62%) iOS Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (4.62%) Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Support Technician
5 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.08%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) HTML
1 4 (6.15%) CSS
1 4 (6.15%) HTML5
2 3 (4.62%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (4.62%) Cocoa
2 3 (4.62%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) LPAR
2 5 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) iPad
4 3 (4.62%) iPhone
4 3 (4.62%) Animation
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
1 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 8 (12.31%) AIX
5 8 (12.31%) Android
5 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
6 7 (10.77%) Solaris
7 6 (9.23%) zOS
8 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.15%) Windows Phone
10 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.54%) VMS
11 1 (1.54%) UNIX
11 1 (1.54%) HPUX
11 1 (1.54%) Debian
11 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) ITIL
2 7 (10.77%) Migration
3 5 (7.69%) Data Management
4 4 (6.15%) iOS Development
4 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.62%) Analytics
5 3 (4.62%) Open Source
6 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.08%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (3.08%) SDLC
6 2 (3.08%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.08%) Information Security
6 2 (3.08%) CRM
6 2 (3.08%) ERP
6 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.08%) ITSM
6 2 (3.08%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) Jython
3 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.08%) C
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) MCSE
3 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.54%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.54%) MCITP
4 1 (1.54%) MCSA
4 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 25 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
3 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) CA Wily
2 4 (6.15%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
4 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Citrix
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco
3 7 (10.77%) CA
3 7 (10.77%) VMware
4 6 (9.23%) Lotus
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle
4 6 (9.23%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) IBM
6 3 (4.62%) Google
6 3 (4.62%) McAfee
7 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.08%) Symantec
7 2 (3.08%) PlateSpin
7 2 (3.08%) Panasonic
7 2 (3.08%) EMC
7 2 (3.08%) Veritas
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.54%) Motorola
8 1 (1.54%) Juniper