Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 1.54% 10.09% 6.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 84.62% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Macclesfield median daily rate £95 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -75.48% -3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £88 £286 £360
90th Percentile £103 £499 £424
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -29.41% +13.33% +38.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Macclesfield median hourly rate - £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.00% +33.33%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00% -14.29%

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 14 13 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 21.54% 11.93% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Macclesfield median daily rate £500 £416 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.12% -0.89% +60.00%
10th Percentile £412 £298 £370
90th Percentile £538 £503 £473
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -8.82% +6.25% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Macclesfield median hourly rate - £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.00% +33.33%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00% -14.29%

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 22 July 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 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft