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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 14 8
Contract jobs citing Windows 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport - 1.89% 9.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.29% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.63 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.09% +1.66%  

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 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport - 13.21% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) CCA
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Java

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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix