Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 23 November 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 > Solihull
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 35 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 18.52% 8.46% 8.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 56.41% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Solihull median daily rate £360 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% -5.56% +80.00%
10th Percentile £100 £182 £308
90th Percentile £427 £455 £465
West Midlands median daily rate £335 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Solihull median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
10th Percentile £11.00 - £9.75
90th Percentile £14.23 - £11.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.10 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +4.44% -3.57% -5.08%

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 Solihull with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 49 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 25.93% 15.00% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Solihull median daily rate £360 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% +8.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £100 £171 £261
90th Percentile £427 £514 £458
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -8.75% +18.96% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Solihull median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
10th Percentile £11.00 - £9.75
90th Percentile £34.40 - £11.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year +3.57% -2.78% -4.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Solihull

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Solihull

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Solihull over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Solihull

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Windows.

1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
3 11 (31.43%) Office 365
3 11 (31.43%) SCCM
3 11 (31.43%) Citrix
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
4 10 (28.57%) Linux
4 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
5 9 (25.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (25.71%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
6 8 (22.86%) VMware
7 7 (20.00%) Unix
7 7 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle
11 3 (8.57%) SharePoint

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 9 (25.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (8.57%) SDH
2 3 (8.57%) VoIP
3 2 (5.71%) DSL
3 2 (5.71%) GPON
4 1 (2.86%) DWDM
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
4 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) DBA
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (5.71%) Exchange Support
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 7 (20.00%) Unix
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Android
7 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) E-business
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Logistics
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.86%) People Management
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.86%) SDLC
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.86%) Test Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) C++
2 1 (2.86%) COBOL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CCIE
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
5 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Citrix
3 8 (22.86%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) McAfee
7 1 (2.86%) Radware
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec