Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 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 > Macclesfield
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 5 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 29.31% 17.78% 12.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 76.19% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Macclesfield median daily rate - £600 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +113.33% -13.46%
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £411 £314
% change year-on-year -2.74% +31.08% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 2
Macclesfield median hourly rate £13.00 £19.66 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.88% +3.47% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -13.33% -13.44% +5.83%

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 Macclesfield with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Macclesfield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 29.31% 23.33% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 9
Macclesfield median daily rate - £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.71% +30.77%
Cheshire median daily rate £394 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -3.08% +1.56% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 2
Macclesfield median hourly rate £13.00 £19.66 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.88% +3.47% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -13.33% -13.44% +6.94%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield.

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 19 January 2018, 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 16 (94.12%) Windows 10
1 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
2 15 (88.24%) Apple
3 7 (41.18%) Time Management
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (17.65%) Android
6 3 (17.65%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.88%) NHS
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) SCCM

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:

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Desktop Support
2 11 (64.71%) Desktop Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IMAC Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows 10
1 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Time Management
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Apple
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco