The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Windows Phone skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Phone over the 3 months to 28 March 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 Phone
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 159 153
Rank change year-on-year +29 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.077% 0.026% 0.082%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.12% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £340 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -4.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £45.60
% change year-on-year - -62.71%  

Windows Phone 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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 472 830 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.27% 21.58% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 430 384
Median daily rate £363 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 68 94
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Phone
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Phone in the North West

Windows Phone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Phone in the North West

Windows Phone
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 2 £340 +9.67% 1
Windows Phone
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows Phone.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Android
3 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Apple
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (50.00%) AirWatch
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Test Management
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) IPsec
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (20.00%) SAML
7 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
7 2 (20.00%) SSL

Windows Phone
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) IPsec
1 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin