Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 9.64% 17.44% 13.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 60.00% 54.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 22
Knutsford median daily rate £280 £423 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.73% +10.82% +17.31%
10th Percentile £172 £243 £234
90th Percentile £503 £478 £443
Cheshire median daily rate £315 £424 £325
% change year-on-year -25.66% +30.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £9.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% -20.59% +13.33%

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 40 25 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 24.10% 29.07% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 43
Knutsford median daily rate £373 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +9.68% +19.23%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £226
90th Percentile £486 £480 £460
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £15.77
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year -3.70% -19.83% +12.27%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) AIX
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) Middleware
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (18.75%) Data Guard
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) PaaS
4 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Cocoa
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) AIX
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Database Mirroring
2 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
2 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
1 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Data Guard
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (12.50%) PowerBroker
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 4 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) CyberArk
4 2 (12.50%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) Lumension
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) VMware