Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Windows Embedded Compact skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Embedded Compact over the 6 months to 18 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 Embedded Compact (formerly Windows Embedded CE, Windows CE)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 848 854
Rank change year-on-year -24 +6 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact 4 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.023% 0.025%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.019% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 11
UK median daily rate £420 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £263
90th Percentile £506 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +24.29% +6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.19% -11.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year - +9.49% -11.61%

Windows Embedded Compact is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20,798 20,526 23,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.74% 21.12% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,264 12,890 13,641
UK median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £193 £185
90th Percentile £613 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +3.99% +2.07% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,259 1,281 1,814
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88% +3.13%

Windows Embedded Compact
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Embedded Compact as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Embedded Compact in the UK

Windows Embedded Compact
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Embedded Compact in the UK

Windows Embedded Compact
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Embedded Compact in the UK

Windows Embedded Compact
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Embedded Compact in the UK

Windows Embedded Compact
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 4 £420 +20.00% 5
UK excluding London -16 3 £435 +24.29% 4
East of England - 2 £450 -
North of England +36 1 £420 +12.00% 3
North West +15 1 £420 - 3
London -29 1 £325 -10.34% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Embedded Compact also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Windows Embedded Compact.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) POSIX
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) PDA
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework

Windows Embedded Compact
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DMZ
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) POSIX
2 1 (25.00%) Qt
2 1 (25.00%) STL
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Sun