Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dudley 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 25 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 > Dudley
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dudley 22.58% 27.78% 41.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Dudley median daily rate £260 £100 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +160.00% -61.54% +116.67%
10th Percentile £245 £100 £168
90th Percentile £310 £100 £346
West Midlands median daily rate £335 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Dudley median hourly rate - £15.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £13.59 £13.75
% change year-on-year +3.02% -1.16% -6.78%

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 Dudley with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Dudley
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dudley 22.58% 27.78% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Dudley median daily rate £260 £100 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +160.00% -60.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £240 £100 £100
90th Percentile £297 £100 £335
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £395 £333
% change year-on-year -6.33% +18.80% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Dudley median hourly rate - £15.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.10 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.84% +0.71% -6.67%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Dudley

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Dudley

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dudley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Dudley

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dudley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Dudley

For the 6 months to 25 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 Dudley region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre Operations
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
2 5 (71.43%) Statistics
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) RHCE
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
2 5 (71.43%) Network Management
2 5 (71.43%) High Availability
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITSM
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dudley 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Administrator
4 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre Operations
1 5 (71.43%) High Availability
1 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Network Management
1 5 (71.43%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) RHCE
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix