Period
to 26 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Windows Mobile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Mobile over the 6 months to 26 September 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 Mobile
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 812 810
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -61
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 56 80 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.075% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 63 49
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £124 £172 £200
90th Percentile £456 £473 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +1.79% +9.38% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -33.33%
10th Percentile £9.26 £12.90 £13.13
90th Percentile £20.00 £20.15 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.30 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -26.43% - -17.65%

Windows Mobile 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 20592 23632 24529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 22.14% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12933 14879 14444
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £181 £206 £185
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1210 1278 1919
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +0.92% +3.81%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.28 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%

Windows Mobile
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Mobile over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Mobile over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Mobile within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 2017. 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 +2 56 £375 -6.25% 5
UK excluding London +31 28 £356 +1.79% 5
London +1 28 £425 +1.80%
South East +14 14 £333 -8.28%
North of England +58 7 £400 +17.65% 3
Yorkshire +36 5 £400 -11.11% 2
Midlands +26 4 £375 +13.64% 2
East Midlands -6 4 £375 - 1
South West +8 3 £140 -35.63%
North West +21 2 £338 -16.92% 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile 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 Mobile.

1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (64.29%) Android
3 35 (62.50%) Apple iOS
4 23 (41.07%) Mobile App
5 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
6 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (30.36%) VPN
8 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (26.79%) Office 365
10 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Intune
10 13 (23.21%) Samsung
11 12 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
13 10 (17.86%) iOS Development
13 10 (17.86%) .NET
14 9 (16.07%) C#
15 8 (14.29%) Citrix
15 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (14.29%) iPhone
15 8 (14.29%) Publishing
15 8 (14.29%) Xamarin
15 8 (14.29%) Coaching
16 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
16 7 (12.50%) Android Development
16 7 (12.50%) SaaS
16 7 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
16 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
16 7 (12.50%) Apple
17 6 (10.71%) MVC

Windows Mobile
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 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (26.79%) Office 365
3 12 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) VPN
2 12 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.57%) IPv6
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) SMTP
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) WLAN
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) NUnit
1 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Xcode
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.29%) Publishing
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Desktop Support
4 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Consultant
6 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) iOS Developer
7 5 (8.93%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) IT Support
7 5 (8.93%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Xamarin Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Objective-C Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (10.71%) RESTful
3 5 (8.93%) Kendo UI
3 5 (8.93%) WCF
4 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (7.14%) Caliburn.Micro
4 4 (7.14%) Cocoa
5 1 (1.79%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.29%) iPhone
3 6 (10.71%) iPad
3 6 (10.71%) User Experience
4 5 (8.93%) Smartphone
5 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 4 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (7.14%) Social Media
6 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.79%) BYOD
8 1 (1.79%) CESG
8 1 (1.79%) CMDB
8 1 (1.79%) Fintech
8 1 (1.79%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (64.29%) Android
3 35 (62.50%) Apple iOS
4 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 6 (10.71%) Linux
7 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) iOS Development
2 8 (14.29%) Coaching
3 7 (12.50%) Android Development
3 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 7 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
4 6 (10.71%) MVC
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL
5 4 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 4 (7.14%) TDD
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.36%) ITSM
6 3 (5.36%) Mobile Development
6 3 (5.36%) Scrum
6 3 (5.36%) Time Management
6 3 (5.36%) Workflow
7 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) C#
2 6 (10.71%) C
3 4 (7.14%) Apple Swift
3 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) C++
4 2 (3.57%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) A+ Certification
2 2 (3.57%) MCSE
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (10.71%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Samsung
3 8 (14.29%) Citrix
3 8 (14.29%) Xamarin
4 7 (12.50%) Apple
5 6 (10.71%) Google
6 3 (5.36%) Bloomberg
6 3 (5.36%) F5
6 3 (5.36%) Reuters
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle
8 1 (1.79%) VMware