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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 21.88% 28.57% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £110 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+229.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 43.75% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £110 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Bromwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the West Bromwich region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) MCITP
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) MCDBA
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Red Gate
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) Database Security
5 1 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) DBA
3 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Database Security
1 1 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (10.00%) Change Control
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Release Management
1 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
1 4 (40.00%) MCDBA
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Red Gate
2 3 (30.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
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