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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 22.22% 26.53% 18.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 92.86% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +144.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £158 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £123
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
13 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 28.89% 28.57% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 2
Average daily rate £275 £220 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +76.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 8 (36.36%) Change Management
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 6 (27.27%) MS Office
5 6 (27.27%) SAN
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
6 5 (22.73%) NHS
7 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) MCSE
7 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 4 (18.18%) MCITP
7 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.64%) SCCM
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
8 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) Dell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) Intranet
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Server Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Storage Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Packager
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Trainer
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Trainer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) NHS
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows CE
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCITP
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) Terminal Server
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) DameWare
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Motorola
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Brocade
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