Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 8.46% 10.29% 12.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.48% 43.75% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 21
Knutsford median daily rate £280 £348 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.42% -10.32% +8.39%
10th Percentile £211 £281 £231
90th Percentile £508 £416 £519
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £424 £300
% change year-on-year -5.60% +41.25% -12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year -13.33% -10.93% +16.14%

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 31 16 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 23.85% 23.53% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 40
Knutsford median daily rate £350 £405 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.58% -0.61% +12.41%
10th Percentile £267 £302 £259
90th Percentile £479 £439 £496
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.31% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - £60.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year -14.75% -9.44% +16.50%

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 February 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 24 February 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 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (18.18%) ISPF
4 2 (18.18%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
4 2 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Cocoa

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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) HipChat
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Xcode
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Technician
2 2 (18.18%) iOS Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) ISPF
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) OAuth
4 1 (9.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Behavioural Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Case Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
1 2 (18.18%) JCL
1 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) PowerBroker
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
4 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec