Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 29 7
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 13 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Knutsford 17.46% 5.80% 16.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.38% 34.21% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Median daily rate £428 £346 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.58% +10.60% -10.53%
10th Percentile £316 £120 £204
90th Percentile £634 £431 £411
Cheshire median daily rate £295 £325 £375
% change year-on-year -9.23% -13.33% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% +34.62% -14.19%

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 21 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 33.33% 16.96% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 17
Median daily rate £422 £374 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% +3.82% -11.11%
10th Percentile £115 £270 £283
90th Percentile £621 £491 £451
Cheshire median daily rate £345 £360 £375
% change year-on-year -4.17% -3.94% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% +34.62% -15.17%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Knutsford

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows in Knutsford.

Daily rate trend for Windows in Knutsford

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows in Knutsford over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows in Knutsford

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows in Knutsford.

Hourly rate trend for Windows in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) AWS
2 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) OpenShift
2 6 (54.55%) Ansible
2 6 (54.55%) Docker
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 6 (54.55%) Kubernetes
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (27.27%) Cloud9 IDE
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (27.27%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (18.18%) Project Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (54.55%) AWS
1 6 (54.55%) OpenShift
1 6 (54.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon S3
2 3 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (27.27%) AWS CodePipeline
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud9 IDE
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) SSH
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (18.18%) zOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) C
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (54.55%) Ansible
2 6 (54.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) TIBCO