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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 12 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 10.80% 9.81% 16.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 68.33% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 29
Median daily rate £231 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.33% +9.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £294 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.20 £19.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.39% +5.64%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 36 60 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 14.40% 14.35% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 33
Median daily rate £238 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.66% +9.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £188 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £12.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -13.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.20 £20.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (21.57%) ITIL
5 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
6 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (13.73%) SQL
7 7 (13.73%) Citrix
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
8 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
9 5 (9.80%) DevOps
9 5 (9.80%) LAN
9 5 (9.80%) Unix
9 5 (9.80%) Linux
9 5 (9.80%) WAN
10 4 (7.84%) VMware
10 4 (7.84%) Degree
10 4 (7.84%) C#
10 4 (7.84%) Cisco
10 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
10 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
10 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
10 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) IaaS
3 2 (3.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) LAN
2 5 (9.80%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) VLAN
3 2 (3.92%) VoIP
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.96%) Firewall
4 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.96%) SMS
4 1 (1.96%) Softphone
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.96%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Help Desk Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Service Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (15.69%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (15.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 8 (15.69%) IT Support
6 8 (15.69%) Service Desk Support
6 8 (15.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 7 (13.73%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (13.73%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 6 (11.76%) Developer
9 5 (9.80%) IT Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (7.84%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) CSS
1 3 (5.88%) HTML
1 3 (5.88%) Middleware
1 3 (5.88%) REST
1 3 (5.88%) RESTful
1 3 (5.88%) SOAP
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) OAuth
3 1 (1.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
1 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) DataPower
3 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Handset
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.80%) Linux
5 5 (9.80%) Unix
6 3 (5.88%) Android
6 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) DevOps
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.92%) Coaching
5 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.92%) Front End Development
5 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.92%) ITSM
5 2 (3.92%) Kanban
5 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.92%) Migration
5 2 (3.92%) Network Management
5 2 (3.92%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) Release Management
5 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) C
5 2 (3.92%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.92%) MCSA
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CCA
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CWAP
4 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.96%) ECDL
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Citrix
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) McAfee
5 2 (3.92%) Google
5 2 (3.92%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) FireEye
6 1 (1.96%) GFI Software
6 1 (1.96%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.96%) Polycom
6 1 (1.96%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.96%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.96%) TippingPoint
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