Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 25 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
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 17 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 12.20% 6.71% 13.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.82% 27.03% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 1
Stockport median daily rate - £900 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +414.29% -24.73%
Manchester median daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Stockport median hourly rate £40.00 - £11.25
10th Percentile £13.00 - £9.63
90th Percentile £168.75 - £14.25
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +14.81% +3.85% -11.11%

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 Stockport with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 37 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 20.73% 24.83% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 3
Stockport median daily rate £413 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +34.92% -3.08%
10th Percentile £403 £250 £192
90th Percentile £423 £637 £367
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Stockport median hourly rate £40.00 - £11.25
10th Percentile £13.00 - £9.63
90th Percentile £168.75 - £14.25
Manchester median hourly rate £16.06 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +18.98% +3.85% -7.95%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Stockport

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Stockport

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Stockport

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Stockport

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Stockport over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) Avaya
4 3 (30.00%) Apple
4 3 (30.00%) PPTP
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) WSDL
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) NAS
4 3 (30.00%) Veeam
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) PPTP
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Server Support
1 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Support
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) WPF
1 3 (30.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) VB
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Apple
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (30.00%) Synology
2 3 (30.00%) Veeam
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco