The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 28 June 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 23 5
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18  
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 25.14% 8.73% 14.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.70% 27.43% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 7
Median daily rate £520 £488 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +45.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £373 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £551 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.13 £15.25
% change year-on-year -10.07% +5.73%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 79 113 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 45.14% 31.83% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 84 35
Median daily rate £525 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.79% +33.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £373 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £519 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Shropshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Shropshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Shropshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Shropshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Shropshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Telford +14 36 £520 +6.66% 11
Shrewsbury - 2 - - 1
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 53 (63.86%) Linux
2 43 (51.81%) Puppet
3 42 (50.60%) Python
4 38 (45.78%) JIRA
5 37 (44.58%) Confluence
5 37 (44.58%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (44.58%) Configuration Management
6 29 (34.94%) DevOps
7 28 (33.73%) Ansible
7 28 (33.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (33.73%) Ruby
8 27 (32.53%) Terraform
9 26 (31.33%) CentOS
9 26 (31.33%) Bash Shell
10 25 (30.12%) Elasticsearch
10 25 (30.12%) Docker
11 24 (28.92%) Jenkins
11 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
12 22 (26.51%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (26.51%) Public Cloud
13 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (24.10%) Perl
13 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
13 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
14 18 (21.69%) Test Automation
14 18 (21.69%) Open Source
15 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
16 15 (18.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
17 14 (16.87%) Sonatype Nexus

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 37 (44.58%) Confluence
2 25 (30.12%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (7.23%) nginx
4 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.41%) JBoss
6 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.20%) Apache
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.20%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (44.58%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (33.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.64%) GitHub
4 6 (7.23%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (7.23%) Google Analytics
5 5 (6.02%) Office 365
6 3 (3.61%) IaaS
6 3 (3.61%) PaaS
6 3 (3.61%) SaaS
7 2 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.84%) DNS
3 7 (8.43%) HTTP
3 7 (8.43%) SSL
4 3 (3.61%) SSH
5 2 (2.41%) Firewall
5 2 (2.41%) LAN
5 2 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.41%) Skype
5 2 (2.41%) VPN
5 2 (2.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.41%) Wireless
5 2 (2.41%) WLAN
6 1 (1.20%) DHCP
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) NAS
6 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.43%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.82%) MySQL
6 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (45.78%) JIRA
2 24 (28.92%) Jenkins
3 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
4 14 (16.87%) Maven
4 14 (16.87%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (15.66%) Subversion
6 6 (7.23%) Ant
6 6 (7.23%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.23%) Gatling
6 6 (7.23%) Grunt
6 6 (7.23%) gulp
6 6 (7.23%) IntelliJ
6 6 (7.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (7.23%) Selenium
6 6 (7.23%) Sublime Text
7 3 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.61%) MSI
7 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.41%) FishEye
General
1 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Architect
2 19 (22.89%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (18.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) Senior Architect
4 14 (16.87%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Build Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.23%) Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Scala Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) DBA
8 4 (4.82%) Help Desk Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (4.82%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) MySQL DBA
8 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) Middleware
2 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
2 6 (7.23%) Gherkin
2 6 (7.23%) jQuery
2 6 (7.23%) Node.js
2 6 (7.23%) Servlets
3 4 (4.82%) .NET
4 3 (3.61%) ODBC
5 2 (2.41%) JSON
5 2 (2.41%) REST
5 2 (2.41%) SOAP
5 2 (2.41%) Spring
5 2 (2.41%) XML
6 1 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.20%) Java EE
6 1 (1.20%) Java SE
6 1 (1.20%) JSON Schema
6 1 (1.20%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.20%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.61%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.41%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.41%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.86%) Linux
2 26 (31.33%) CentOS
3 15 (18.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
4 14 (16.87%) Windows 7
5 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (13.25%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.23%) Ubuntu
8 6 (7.23%) Windows 8
9 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.61%) Unix
11 2 (2.41%) Solaris
11 2 (2.41%) VMS
12 1 (1.20%) AIX
12 1 (1.20%) Android
12 1 (1.20%) HPUX
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Configuration Management
2 29 (34.94%) DevOps
3 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.69%) Open Source
4 18 (21.69%) Test Automation
5 14 (16.87%) Migration
6 12 (14.46%) Kanban
6 12 (14.46%) Scrum
6 12 (14.46%) SDLC
6 12 (14.46%) TDD
7 11 (13.25%) Server Virtualisation
7 11 (13.25%) SOA
8 8 (9.64%) Case Management
9 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.23%) Analytics
10 6 (7.23%) Task Automation
11 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.82%) Change Management
12 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
13 3 (3.61%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) Python
2 28 (33.73%) Ruby
3 26 (31.33%) Bash Shell
4 20 (24.10%) Perl
5 7 (8.43%) Groovy
5 7 (8.43%) Java
6 6 (7.23%) C#
6 6 (7.23%) Haskell
6 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.23%) Scala
7 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.02%) VB
8 4 (4.82%) VB6
9 3 (3.61%) SQL
10 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.20%) VBScript
11 1 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) MCITP
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) MCSA
5 1 (1.20%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (30.12%) Docker
2 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.20%) UAG
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (51.81%) Puppet
2 28 (33.73%) Ansible
3 27 (32.53%) Terraform
4 9 (10.84%) ZABBIX
5 8 (9.64%) SCCM
6 6 (7.23%) Grafana
6 6 (7.23%) Kibana
7 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.61%) SCOM
7 3 (3.61%) Webmin
8 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.20%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle
2 12 (14.46%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.23%) Google
4 5 (6.02%) VMware
5 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.41%) Symantec
6 2 (2.41%) webMethods
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe
7 1 (1.20%) Apple
7 1 (1.20%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) WSO2
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