The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 5.13% 23.26% 23.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 76.92% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 6
Median daily rate - £275 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +2.50%
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 Wolverhampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 5.13% 30.23% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 8
Median daily rate - £315 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Server Building
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) XenServer
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) Puppet
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) GitHub

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) DevOps
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) Server Building
1 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat