The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 April 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 / Macclesfield
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 11 11
Contract jobs citing Windows 0 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield - 13.70% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 83.33% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.63% +1.66%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Macclesfield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 0 12 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield - 16.44% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year -7.95% +6.92%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Macclesfield

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Macclesfield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Macclesfield

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Macclesfield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (71.43%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Salt
2 4 (57.14%) AWS Certification
2 4 (57.14%) boto
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) YAML
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (42.86%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield 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 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (71.43%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (42.86%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (42.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Network Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) boto
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) YAML
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) AWS Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Salt
3 3 (42.86%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) SaltStack
1 1 (14.29%) VMware