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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 16.67% 9.09% 52.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £370 £375 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +51.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £14.88 - £9.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.36 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.94% -4.03%
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 West Bromwich region.

Operating Systems Category
West Bromwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 27.78% 9.09% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £370 £375 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +51.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £9.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Bromwich region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016, 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 West Bromwich region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) CRM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich 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 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware