The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 23.33% 13.33% 29.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 66.67% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £218 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £204 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £232 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.49% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.70 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £21.30 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.81%
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
18 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 30.00% 20.00% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate £331 £235 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.95% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £250 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £22.00 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
3 7 (26.92%) UNIX
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) SCOM
6 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 4 (15.38%) Windows NT
7 3 (11.54%) HTTP
7 3 (11.54%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) C
7 3 (11.54%) HTML
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) SLA
7 3 (11.54%) JMeter
7 3 (11.54%) SCCM
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) ReportNet
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (3.85%) Informix
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
1 3 (11.54%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
1 6 (23.08%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) DBA
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Tester
3 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) IT Support
4 1 (3.85%) Security Tester
4 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop Support
4 1 (3.85%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) DCOM
2 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) UNIX
1 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
1 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Windows NT
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.69%) AIX
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
1 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
2 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Release Management
3 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Test Management
3 2 (7.69%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) ETL
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
1 3 (11.54%) C
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) Terminal Server
3 2 (7.69%) Nmap
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCOM
2 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 2 (7.69%) MOM
3 2 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (7.69%) Control-M
3 2 (7.69%) Nessus
3 2 (7.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) StreamServe
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