The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Burton-upon-Trent with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Staffordshire / Burton-upon-Trent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Burton-upon-Trent 55.56% 23.08% 23.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £150 £298 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £320
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -34.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £14.85
% change year-on-year -5.72% +3.56%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Burton-upon-Trent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Burton-upon-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Burton-upon-Trent 55.56% 23.08% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £175 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -34.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Burton-upon-Trent citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Burton-upon-Trent

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Burton-upon-Trent

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Burton-upon-Trent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Burton-upon-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Burton-upon-Trent region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Burton-upon-Trent 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp