Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 18 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
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 25 12
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 6.06% 1.31% 16.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 66.67% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £400 £110 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +263.64% -78.85% +60.00%
10th Percentile £375 £105 £350
90th Percentile £425 £115 £530
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £274 £320
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.45% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £14.50 - £12.00
10th Percentile £12.25 - £10.25
90th Percentile £18.75 - £17.88
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.82% +3.77%

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 9.09% 1.96% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £400 £230 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.91% -43.90% +26.15%
10th Percentile £369 £127 £300
90th Percentile £515 £349 £530
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +23.33% -14.29% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £14.50 - £12.00
10th Percentile £12.25 - £10.25
90th Percentile £18.75 - £17.88
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.82% +3.77%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) API Development
2 2 (33.33%) Learning Management System
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) SCORM
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Learning Management System
1 2 (33.33%) SCORM
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) API Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware