Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 26 May 2018 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
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 39 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 20.63% 13.76% 15.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.91% 41.67% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 17
Knutsford median daily rate £349 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -17.65% +11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £240 £413
90th Percentile £373 £391 £521
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £317 £422
% change year-on-year +10.25% -24.88% +11.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.36% -6.67%

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 Knutsford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 55 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 29.10% 33.03% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 33
Knutsford median daily rate £360 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.87% +4.41% +7.59%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £281
90th Percentile £448 £638 £514
Cheshire median daily rate £355 £389 £415
% change year-on-year -8.68% -6.33% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - £60.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.67%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Knutsford

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Knutsford

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Knutsford over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Knutsford

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (33.33%) Migration
4 12 (30.77%) Unix
4 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (28.21%) Linux
5 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.21%) Banking
6 10 (25.64%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
6 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (23.08%) SDLC
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (23.08%) VBScript
7 9 (23.08%) VMware
8 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (17.95%) DevOps
9 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
9 7 (17.95%) Change Management
9 7 (17.95%) Java
10 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000
10 6 (15.38%) ITIL
10 6 (15.38%) Python
10 6 (15.38%) DHCP

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.69%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DHCP
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
1 6 (15.38%) IPsec
2 4 (10.26%) DMZ
2 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
2 4 (10.26%) NAS
2 4 (10.26%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) FTP
4 1 (2.56%) DSL
4 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.26%) MSI
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Server Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Chief Technology Officer
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
1 5 (12.82%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.69%) Express
2 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.69%) Spring
2 3 (7.69%) Spring Boot
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) ISPF
3 2 (5.13%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) REST
3 2 (5.13%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) Anaconda
4 1 (2.56%) Cocoa
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) OAuth
4 1 (2.56%) SAML
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Mainframe
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.77%) Unix
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (28.21%) Linux
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.13%) AIX
9 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Migration
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) SDLC
4 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (17.95%) Change Management
5 7 (17.95%) DevOps
5 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) Software Deployment
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.38%) Time Management
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
7 5 (12.82%) RUP
7 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (10.26%) IT Strategy
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE
8 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) VBScript
4 7 (17.95%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) Python
6 5 (12.82%) Ruby
7 3 (7.69%) C
7 3 (7.69%) C#
7 3 (7.69%) C++
7 3 (7.69%) Go
7 3 (7.69%) Groovy
7 3 (7.69%) Java 8
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 3 (7.69%) VB
8 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.13%) JCL
8 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
1 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) MCITP
2 2 (5.13%) MCTS
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) Docker
3 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (15.38%) XenApp
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.69%) QEMU
5 2 (5.13%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (15.38%) SCCM
3 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) VMware
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Symantec
4 4 (10.26%) HP
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.56%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee
6 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) Splunk