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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 30 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 8.04% 16.67% 15.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.57% 71.93% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 23
Average daily rate
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£402 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.83% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £199 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £383 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.20 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.90 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
56 57 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 15.01% 23.17% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 26
Average daily rate £375 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £389 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.93 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Nuneaton +2 2 £393 -
Leamington Spa -5 2 £485 +410.52% 1
Warwick -6 2 - - 2
Stratford-upon-Avon -3 1 £375 +50.00%
Rugby - - - - 1
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (47.76%) Windows 7
2 28 (41.79%) Active Directory
3 20 (29.85%) Windows XP
4 15 (22.39%) UNIX
5 14 (20.90%) MS Office
6 13 (19.40%) Linux
6 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
7 11 (16.42%) ITIL
7 11 (16.42%) LAN
8 10 (14.93%) Lotus
9 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (13.43%) WAN
9 9 (13.43%) IBM Notes
9 9 (13.43%) Migration
9 9 (13.43%) VMware
10 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
10 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
11 7 (10.45%) SLA
11 7 (10.45%) IBM
11 7 (10.45%) Citrix
11 7 (10.45%) VoIP
11 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.45%) Blackberry
11 7 (10.45%) Data Protection
12 6 (8.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.96%) Android
12 6 (8.96%) WebSphere
12 6 (8.96%) DataPower
12 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (13.43%) IBM Notes
2 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.96%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.48%) CICS
4 3 (4.48%) TPMS
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Office
2 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) LAN
2 9 (13.43%) WAN
3 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.45%) VoIP
5 5 (7.46%) FTP
5 5 (7.46%) HTTP
6 4 (5.97%) DNS
7 3 (4.48%) DHCP
7 3 (4.48%) ATM
7 3 (4.48%) Internet
8 2 (2.99%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (2.99%) Firewall
8 2 (2.99%) SAN
8 2 (2.99%) VPN
9 1 (1.49%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Informix
2 3 (4.48%) DB2
2 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (2.99%) Automotive
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Architect
2 9 (13.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Desktop Support
2 9 (13.43%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Integration Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.48%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Desktop Support
8 2 (2.99%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 6 (8.96%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (8.96%) Middleware
2 5 (7.46%) SOAP
3 3 (4.48%) JavaBeans
3 3 (4.48%) EJB
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.96%) DataPower
2 6 (8.96%) iPad
3 5 (7.46%) AS400
4 4 (5.97%) iPhone
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.99%) Handset
7 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Windows 7
2 20 (29.85%) Windows XP
3 15 (22.39%) UNIX
4 13 (19.40%) Linux
5 6 (8.96%) Android
5 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.96%) zOS
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Migration
3 7 (10.45%) Data Protection
4 6 (8.96%) Project Management
5 5 (7.46%) SOA
5 5 (7.46%) UML
6 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.48%) TDD
7 3 (4.48%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.48%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.48%) Security Architecture
7 3 (4.48%) Scrum
8 2 (2.99%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.49%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.49%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.49%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) VBA
2 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) MCSE
4 3 (4.48%) MCP
4 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) ISSAP
5 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.99%) CNE
5 2 (2.99%) Novell Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) PMP
6 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (41.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) XenApp
3 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.49%) Xen
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Lotus
3 9 (13.43%) VMware
4 7 (10.45%) IBM
4 7 (10.45%) Citrix
5 6 (8.96%) Oracle
6 5 (7.46%) HP
6 5 (7.46%) SAP
6 5 (7.46%) Google
7 3 (4.48%) CA
7 3 (4.48%) Sybase
8 2 (2.99%) Panasonic
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.99%) Apple
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco
8 2 (2.99%) Dell
8 2 (2.99%) EMC
9 1 (1.49%) McAfee
9 1 (1.49%) BT