Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 14 4
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 18.89% 9.77% 28.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.00% 28.89% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Stockport median daily rate £163 £444 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.27% +22.41% +90.79%
10th Percentile £142 £366 £329
90th Percentile £300 £604 £386
Manchester median daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year - +4.42% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 16
Stockport median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -57.14% +152.00%
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year +18.17% -3.28% +8.93%

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 Stockport with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Stockport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 27.78% 33.83% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 5
Stockport median daily rate £179 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.88% +30.77% +71.05%
10th Percentile £146 £309 £313
90th Percentile £375 £531 £383
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 16
Stockport median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -57.14% +152.00%
Manchester median hourly rate £19.50 £15.13 £15.25
% change year-on-year +28.93% -0.82% +8.93%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Stockport over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Stockport

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
1 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
4 5 (29.41%) WPF
4 5 (29.41%) Office 365
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) VB
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
4 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (29.41%) WSDL
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (17.65%) Fortinet

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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C++ Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Support
5 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Remote Server Support
5 2 (11.76%) Server Support
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Support
6 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) ICT Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) WPF
1 5 (29.41%) WSDL
2 1 (5.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCA
1 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) HP