Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 19 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 69 91 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 9.44% 8.65% 10.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.06% 69.47% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 38
Coventry median daily rate £248 £395 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.34% +33.90% -12.59%
10th Percentile £118 £186 £129
90th Percentile £588 £500 £429
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -7.14% +8.53% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 33
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £14.34 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.37% +2.43% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.23 £9.67
90th Percentile £18.88 £15.70 £18.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.10 £13.59 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% -2.93% -5.08%

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 Coventry with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 113 131 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 15.46% 12.45% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 82 47
Coventry median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £140 £213 £140
90th Percentile £588 £487 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -8.75% +21.21% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 27
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.25 £9.40
90th Percentile £41.73 £17.50 £19.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.10 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.84% -2.76% -3.33%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Coventry

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Coventry

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Coventry over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Coventry

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Coventry

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Coventry over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Windows.

1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
3 18 (26.09%) DevOps
4 16 (23.19%) .NET
5 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
5 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
7 13 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.94%) VMware
10 10 (14.49%) Ruby
10 10 (14.49%) Perl
10 10 (14.49%) ITIL
10 10 (14.49%) Python
10 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (14.49%) Bash Shell
11 9 (13.04%) Puppet
11 9 (13.04%) ITIL V3
11 9 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (13.04%) Windows 10
12 8 (11.59%) SQL
12 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
13 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (8.70%) McAfee
14 6 (8.70%) C#
14 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
14 6 (8.70%) Linux
14 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
14 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.35%) Confluence
3 3 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.45%) Jetty
5 1 (1.45%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.45%) nginx
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.70%) Office 365
3 5 (7.25%) IaaS
3 5 (7.25%) PaaS
4 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.90%) SaaS
6 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.45%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.45%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) LAN
1 4 (5.80%) WAN
2 3 (4.35%) DNS
2 3 (4.35%) SMS
3 2 (2.90%) DHCP
3 2 (2.90%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) SAN
3 2 (2.90%) Skype
3 2 (2.90%) SSL
3 2 (2.90%) TACACS
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) VPN
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.45%) VLAN
4 1 (1.45%) WebEx
4 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) TeamCity
2 5 (7.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 3 (4.35%) NuGet
4 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.90%) GoCD
6 1 (1.45%) Ant
6 1 (1.45%) Maven
6 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Advertising
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Analyst
2 18 (26.09%) Service Analyst
2 18 (26.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) DevOps Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Help Desk Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) IT Support
5 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Support
5 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (7.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) HTML
3 3 (4.35%) JSON
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.90%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.90%) jQuery
4 2 (2.90%) LINQ
4 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.45%) JRuby
5 1 (1.45%) Servlets
5 1 (1.45%) WF
5 1 (1.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.90%) PKI
2 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
1 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
2 9 (13.04%) Windows 10
3 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.70%) Linux
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) Android
6 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) Debian
8 1 (1.45%) Fedora
8 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) DevOps
2 10 (14.49%) ITIL
3 9 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (13.04%) ITIL V3
4 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.80%) Demand Management
6 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.80%) Scrum
7 3 (4.35%) ITSM
7 3 (4.35%) Kanban
7 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Software Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Task Automation
8 2 (2.90%) Coaching
8 2 (2.90%) Release Management
8 2 (2.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.49%) Bash Shell
2 10 (14.49%) Perl
2 10 (14.49%) Python
2 10 (14.49%) Ruby
3 8 (11.59%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) C#
5 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) Go
6 1 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.45%) ECDL
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) Docker
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.45%) KVM
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (13.04%) Puppet
3 5 (7.25%) SCOM
4 4 (5.80%) Ansible
4 4 (5.80%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.35%) SCCM
5 3 (4.35%) WSUS
6 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (1.45%) Salt
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) VMware
3 6 (8.70%) McAfee
4 5 (7.25%) Citrix
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco
6 3 (4.35%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.35%) Google
6 3 (4.35%) HP
6 3 (4.35%) Veeam
7 2 (2.90%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) Capita
8 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.45%) Perforce
8 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.45%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) Veritas