Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 15 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 12.56% 10.64% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.61% 46.88% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 4
Knutsford median daily rate £353 £280 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.13% -19.71% -10.00%
10th Percentile £293 £211 £228
90th Percentile £400 £508 £506
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £400 £411
% change year-on-year -12.50% -2.74% +31.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% -13.33% -13.44%

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 57 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 27.54% 22.70% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 17 8
Knutsford median daily rate £365 £350 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -14.89% +4.11%
10th Percentile £308 £263 £248
90th Percentile £410 £508 £468
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £394 £406
% change year-on-year -7.41% -3.08% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £60.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% -13.33% -13.44%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019, 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 10 (38.46%) Unix
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
3 8 (30.77%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) Python
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) SOAP
6 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
6 5 (19.23%) Apple
6 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
6 5 (19.23%) Cocoa
6 5 (19.23%) Xcode
6 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
6 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
6 5 (19.23%) JSON
6 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
6 5 (19.23%) Subversion
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
6 5 (19.23%) REST
6 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
6 5 (19.23%) iOS Development
6 5 (19.23%) Apple Swift

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 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) ATM
2 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
1 5 (19.23%) Xcode
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) iOS Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Database Developer
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Unix Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Release Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) .NET Core
1 5 (19.23%) Cocoa
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
1 5 (19.23%) JSON
1 5 (19.23%) REST
1 5 (19.23%) SOAP
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
1 5 (19.23%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
1 10 (38.46%) Unix
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
3 5 (19.23%) Mac OS X
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
2 5 (19.23%) iOS Development
3 4 (15.38%) UX Design
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Case Management
6 1 (3.85%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.85%) RUP
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) Apple Swift
4 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
4 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Apple
2 4 (15.38%) Isilon
2 4 (15.38%) NetApp
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Trustwave