The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Phone skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Phone over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 134 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.33% 0.96% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate £275 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 - £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.60 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £45.60 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +75.38%
Windows Phone
England

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 Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
611 523 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.12% 19.20% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 268 227
Average daily rate £355 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £130 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 70
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.85 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +9.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Phone
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Phone Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Phone
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) WSUS
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Skype
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
4 2 (33.33%) GitHub
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows Phone 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 Phone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) VMware