The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wirral region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 17.86% - 44.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Median daily rate £320 - £245
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
Merseyside

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

Operating Systems Category
Wirral
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 17.86% 14.29% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Median daily rate £295 - £245
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in the Wirral

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in the Wirral

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in the Wirral

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in the Wirral

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Wirral region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Intranet
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Extranet
4 2 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (40.00%) InfoPath
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) WF
4 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Nintex
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Wirral 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) InfoPath
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Extranet
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) WF
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Nintex