The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 10 27 3
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows 34 10 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 9.60% 3.25% 16.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.52% 58.82% 70.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 12
Median daily rate £275 £300 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +118.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £300 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £189
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 34
Median hourly rate £14.93 £16.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.46 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.63 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
66 17 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.64% 5.52% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 2 28
Median daily rate £400 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £300 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 40
Median hourly rate £15.85 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.00 £27.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +6 13 £103 - 2
Atherstone - 8 £325 - 1
Rugby - 3 £150 - 1
Leamington Spa - 2 £275 - 2
Gaydon - 2 - -
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (30.67%) Linux
3 20 (26.67%) Unix
3 20 (26.67%) Oracle
4 19 (25.33%) Windows Server
5 18 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (17.33%) SQL
7 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database
8 11 (14.67%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
10 9 (12.00%) IIS
10 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 8 (10.67%) JBoss
11 8 (10.67%) HTTP
11 8 (10.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (10.67%) SAML
11 8 (10.67%) Firewall
11 8 (10.67%) VMware
11 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
11 8 (10.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 8 (10.67%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (10.67%) Oracle Application Server
11 8 (10.67%) Identity Access Management
12 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (9.33%) Degree
12 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database 11g

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.00%) IIS
1 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.67%) JBoss
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (9.33%) Apache
4 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.00%) MS Project
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.67%) Firewall
2 8 (10.67%) HTTP
3 6 (8.00%) Network Security
4 3 (4.00%) Internet
4 3 (4.00%) LAN
4 3 (4.00%) WAN
5 2 (2.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.33%) VoIP
6 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Electronics
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Analyst
2 13 (17.33%) Support Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (9.33%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.33%) Architect
4 7 (9.33%) Service Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 4 (5.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Monitoring Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Support Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) SAML
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.33%) EDI
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) HTML5
2 1 (1.33%) WCF
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) WPF
2 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.33%) AS400
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Fintech
4 1 (1.33%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Linux
2 20 (26.67%) Unix
3 19 (25.33%) Windows Server
4 18 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.33%) AIX
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.33%) Solaris
7 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.00%) Android
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.33%) HPUX
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.67%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (10.67%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.33%) Change Management
3 7 (9.33%) ITIL
3 7 (9.33%) Migration
4 6 (8.00%) Identity Management
4 6 (8.00%) Information Security
4 6 (8.00%) Project Management
5 5 (6.67%) High Availability
5 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.33%) Security Architecture
6 4 (5.33%) Security Hardening
6 4 (5.33%) Software Deployment
6 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) Java
3 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.00%) C
5 1 (1.33%) C#
5 1 (1.33%) C++
5 1 (1.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) ISEB
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.33%) MCITP
4 1 (1.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.33%) MCTS
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (5.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Oracle
2 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.67%) VMware
4 5 (6.67%) IBM
4 5 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 4 (5.33%) BMC
5 4 (5.33%) Google
6 3 (4.00%) Dell
6 3 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (2.67%) Citrix
7 2 (2.67%) EMC
8 1 (1.33%) Adobe
8 1 (1.33%) Apple
8 1 (1.33%) arcserve
8 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.33%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.33%) NetApp
8 1 (1.33%) Remedy
8 1 (1.33%) Sun
8 1 (1.33%) Veritas