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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 56 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 16.57% 12.31% 10.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.92% 68.75% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.10% -33.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £135 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £433 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.00 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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
89 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 26.33% 17.91% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 9
Average daily rate £275 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.35 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.69 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Warwick +3 12 - - 4
Nuneaton - 4 £170 - 2
Atherstone -1 3 £100 -
Stratford-upon-Avon -2 3 - - 1
Leamington Spa - 2 - - 1
Kenilworth - - - - 1
Rugby - - - - 2
Windows
West Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (46.32%) Active Directory
2 38 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 37 (38.95%) Windows XP
4 34 (35.79%) Microsoft
5 24 (25.26%) MS Office
6 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
6 18 (18.95%) LAN
7 16 (16.84%) WAN
7 16 (16.84%) ITIL
8 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (12.63%) UNIX
10 12 (12.63%) MS Exchange
11 11 (11.58%) Hyper-V
12 10 (10.53%) Linux
12 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (8.42%) Citrix
14 8 (8.42%) Lotus
15 7 (7.37%) SLA
15 7 (7.37%) VoIP
15 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
15 7 (7.37%) IBM Notes
15 7 (7.37%) Migration
15 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
16 6 (6.32%) Data Protection
16 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
16 6 (6.32%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (12.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.37%) IBM Notes
3 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.16%) CICS
5 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.16%) TPMS
5 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.11%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.05%) IIS
7 1 (1.05%) Lync
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (25.26%) MS Office
2 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.05%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.95%) LAN
2 16 (16.84%) WAN
3 7 (7.37%) VoIP
3 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.32%) DNS
5 4 (4.21%) DHCP
6 3 (3.16%) VPN
6 3 (3.16%) ATM
6 3 (3.16%) Internet
7 2 (2.11%) Firewall
7 2 (2.11%) FTP
7 2 (2.11%) HTTP
8 1 (1.05%) Wireless
8 1 (1.05%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) MySQL
2 3 (3.16%) DB2
2 3 (3.16%) Informix
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) OLAP
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) MS Access
4 1 (1.05%) SSDT
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.26%) Automotive
1 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Support Engineer
3 16 (16.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (12.63%) Desktop Support
5 10 (10.53%) Architect
6 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Service Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Administrator
9 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Server Support Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Server Support
9 5 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Server Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) JavaBeans
1 3 (3.16%) .NET
1 3 (3.16%) EJB
1 3 (3.16%) SOAP
1 3 (3.16%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (3.16%) Middleware
1 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (2.11%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) OLE
3 1 (1.05%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.05%) WCF
3 1 (1.05%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.16%) DataPower
3 3 (3.16%) PDA
4 2 (2.11%) iPhone
4 2 (2.11%) PKI
4 2 (2.11%) iPad
4 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.11%) AS400
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) GIS
5 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 37 (38.95%) Windows XP
3 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (12.63%) UNIX
6 10 (10.53%) Linux
7 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.16%) zOS
10 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.11%) Android
11 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.84%) ITIL
2 7 (7.37%) Migration
3 6 (6.32%) Data Protection
4 5 (5.26%) Data Entry
4 5 (5.26%) Data Management
5 4 (4.21%) TOGAF
5 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.21%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.21%) Security Architecture
5 4 (4.21%) Project Management
6 3 (3.16%) Workflow
6 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.16%) Scrum
6 3 (3.16%) Waterfall
6 3 (3.16%) TDD
6 3 (3.16%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.11%) Document Management
7 2 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) C#
3 1 (1.05%) XQuery
3 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) ISSAP
2 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) MCSE
3 2 (2.11%) MCP
3 2 (2.11%) CNE
3 2 (2.11%) Novell Certification
4 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (46.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.16%) SCCM
2 2 (2.11%) SCOM
2 2 (2.11%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (35.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Citrix
2 8 (8.42%) Lotus
3 5 (5.26%) IBM
3 5 (5.26%) Oracle
3 5 (5.26%) VMware
4 4 (4.21%) Google
4 4 (4.21%) CA
4 4 (4.21%) HP
5 3 (3.16%) Sybase
5 3 (3.16%) Remedy
5 3 (3.16%) McAfee
5 3 (3.16%) Apple
6 2 (2.11%) Computacenter
6 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco
7 1 (1.05%) Dell
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) Sophos
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Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago