Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 9.46% 16.39% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 90.91% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Bolton median daily rate £250 £215 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -78.50% -
Manchester median daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.90% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +17.24% +7.41% -10.00%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bolton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 10.81% 18.03% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 1
Bolton median daily rate £250 £230 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -77.00% -
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.88 £13.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% +10.19% -6.90%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bolton

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Bolton

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Bolton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Bolton

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Bolton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) XAML
3 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Applications Developer
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Web Applications Developer
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Web Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Web Applications Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) WCF Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WPF Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) WCF
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) WinForms
1 3 (42.86%) WPF
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle