Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 35 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 16.06% 11.25% 22.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.30% 43.90% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 13
Knutsford median daily rate £362 £280 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.39% -34.12% +9.68%
10th Percentile £309 £167 £281
90th Percentile £400 £498 £475
Cheshire median daily rate £355 £300 £425
% change year-on-year +18.33% -29.41% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -19.83%

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 71 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 32.57% 25.63% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 26 20
Knutsford median daily rate £365 £404 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.71% -5.00% +9.68%
10th Percentile £310 £226 £347
90th Percentile £433 £541 £485
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% -11.76% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -18.18%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Unix
3 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 13 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.71%) ITIL
6 9 (25.71%) Oracle
6 9 (25.71%) DevOps
6 9 (25.71%) SDLC
7 8 (22.86%) .NET
7 8 (22.86%) C#
7 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
7 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (22.86%) Puppet
8 7 (20.00%) Project Management
8 7 (20.00%) Change Management
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (17.14%) RUP
9 6 (17.14%) Python
9 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
9 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
9 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
10 5 (14.29%) .NET Core
10 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
10 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 5 (14.29%) Web 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 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DSL
2 3 (8.57%) ATM
2 3 (8.57%) SSH
3 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.43%) Bitbucket
3 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 4 (11.43%) Xcode
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) iOS Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Database Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Unix Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Environment Manager
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Software Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) .NET Core
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) Cocoa
3 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) JSON
3 4 (11.43%) REST
3 4 (11.43%) SOAP
3 4 (11.43%) XML
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) PMI
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) DevOps
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) SDLC
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
4 6 (17.14%) RUP
4 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.43%) iOS Development
6 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) UX Design
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
9 1 (2.86%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.86%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Apple Swift
5 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.43%) Objective-C
6 3 (8.57%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
1 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (22.86%) Puppet
3 4 (11.43%) Ansible
3 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
3 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
3 4 (11.43%) Terraform
3 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Apple
2 4 (11.43%) Isilon
2 4 (11.43%) NetApp
2 4 (11.43%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec
3 1 (2.86%) Trustwave