The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wigan 9.09% 22.22% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Windows
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wigan region.

Operating Systems Category
Wigan
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wigan 18.18% 22.22% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £413 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wigan region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Wigan

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Wigan

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Wigan

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Wigan

Windows
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Wigan region with a requirement for Windows.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) OAT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) OAT Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle