The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 21.74% 60.00% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £265 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.60 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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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 West Bromwich region.

Operating Systems Category
West Bromwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 56.52% 60.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate £235 £230 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -3.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.60 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the West Bromwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in West Bromwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the West Bromwich region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in West Bromwich

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in West Bromwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the West Bromwich region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in West Bromwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Bromwich 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 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) MCDBA
4 4 (33.33%) MCITP
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Red Gate
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (8.33%) Database Security
6 1 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) MS Office
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Bromwich 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 6 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 4 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) DBA
3 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support
6 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (8.33%) Release Management
1 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Change Control
1 1 (8.33%) Database Security
1 1 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCDBA
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Red Gate
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) LANDesk