The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Windows Phone skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Phone 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 Phone
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 72
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £318 £348
% change year-on-year +8.66% -8.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £45.60
% change year-on-year - -62.71%  

Windows Phone 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 Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 100 227 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 18.25% 22.41% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 110 78
Median daily rate £360 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +6.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 27
Median hourly rate £15.33 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.46% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.93 £25.00 £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Phone
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Phone in Cheshire

Windows Phone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Phone in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows Phone.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (83.33%) Android
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (83.33%) AirWatch
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) SAML
4 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

Windows Phone
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) IPsec
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) AirWatch
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Apple
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
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