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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 18.52% 32.56% 39.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 58.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate
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£201 £220 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% -47.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.70 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.90 £12.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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
20 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 24.69% 55.81% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 1
Average daily rate £275 £265 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -36.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (26.67%) Citrix
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) VMware
6 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Service Management
8 4 (13.33%) MS Office
8 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (6.67%) HP
10 2 (6.67%) EMC
10 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (6.67%) UNIX
10 2 (6.67%) AIX
10 2 (6.67%) Solaris
10 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
10 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco
10 2 (6.67%) SCCM
10 2 (6.67%) SCOM
10 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
10 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SCCM Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Trainer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.33%) Data Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) People Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) BPR
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) VMFS
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (3.33%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Citrix
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Brocade
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee
4 1 (3.33%) Sophos
4 1 (3.33%) Websense
4 1 (3.33%) Intel
4 1 (3.33%) CA
4 1 (3.33%) Hitachi