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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 19.61% 17.39% 23.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 54.55% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £220 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £155 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £168
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 35.29% 31.88% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 2
Average daily rate £220 £220 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £155 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015, 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 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) LAN
3 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (28.00%) Change Management
5 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (24.00%) MS Office
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.00%) SAN
7 4 (16.00%) NHS
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) HP
8 3 (12.00%) WAN
8 3 (12.00%) SCCM
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
9 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (8.00%) MCITP
9 2 (8.00%) Degree
9 2 (8.00%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (8.00%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) LAN
2 5 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (8.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (4.00%) LDAP
5 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Desktop Support
1 7 (28.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Server Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Storage Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Trainer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (28.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.00%) People Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) BPR
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCITP
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) DameWare
3 1 (4.00%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (4.00%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) EMC
4 2 (8.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Websense
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.00%) Motorola
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec