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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 23.81% 15.00% 32.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.95% 66.67% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £235 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.70 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £21.30 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
19 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 30.16% 22.50% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Average daily rate £338 £235 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.61% -27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £22.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 September 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 September 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 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
4 7 (24.14%) UNIX
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.79%) Windows NT
7 4 (13.79%) MS Office
7 4 (13.79%) HP
7 4 (13.79%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) SCOM
8 3 (10.34%) SCCM
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
8 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (10.34%) JMeter
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
8 3 (10.34%) Internet
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) C

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (3.45%) ReportNet
2 1 (3.45%) Informix
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JMeter
1 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Administrator
1 8 (27.59%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (13.79%) Tester
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tester
4 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Data Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) DCOM
2 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Firmware
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
1 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
1 7 (24.14%) UNIX
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.79%) Windows NT
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
1 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Software Distribution
3 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Test Management
3 2 (6.90%) Release Management
3 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Data Privacy
4 1 (3.45%) ETL
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Terminal Server
3 2 (6.90%) Nmap
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.90%) MOM
3 2 (6.90%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (6.90%) Control-M
3 2 (6.90%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.90%) Nessus
3 2 (6.90%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) BMC
6 1 (3.45%) StreamServe
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) Intel
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) Cognos
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
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