The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wirral region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 12.50% 16.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 25.00% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Wirral region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wirral 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 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Server Building
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Wirral by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wirral 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) VMware