Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Windows Phone skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Phone over the 6 months to 21 September 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 Phone
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 808 787
Rank change year-on-year -40 -21 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 40 51 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.052% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.25% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 78
UK median daily rate £225 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -25.93% -3.57%
10th Percentile £118 £156 £214
90th Percentile £325 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £310
% change year-on-year -27.27% -11.29% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
UK median hourly rate £11.71 £12.12 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% -71.14% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.71 £12.12 £42.00
% change year-on-year -3.40% -71.14% +22.81%

Windows Phone 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 21,282 20,545 23,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.71% 20.79% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,164 12,897 14,968
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £184 £206
90th Percentile £607 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,539 1,206 1,266
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +6.06% +1.23%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.10 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.42% - +3.13%

Windows Phone
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Phone in the UK

Windows Phone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Phone in the UK

Windows Phone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Phone over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Phone in the UK

Windows Phone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Phone in the UK

Windows Phone
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Phone within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 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 -53 35 £225 -10.00% 3
UK excluding London -18 29 £200 -27.27% 3
North of England -27 17 £260 -5.45%
London -21 10 £263 +36.36%
North East - 10 £260 -
North West -18 6 £131 -47.50%
Scotland - 5 £260 -
East of England -3 3 £138 - 1
South East -8 3 £200 - 1
Midlands -14 2 £130 -69.41%
East Midlands +10 1 £115 -
West Midlands -21 1 £145 -65.88%
Yorkshire -27 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Phone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Windows Phone.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (65.00%) Android
4 18 (45.00%) Apple iOS
5 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (40.00%) Apple
6 16 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 14 (35.00%) Citrix
7 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
8 13 (32.50%) ITIL
8 13 (32.50%) DNS
8 13 (32.50%) iPhone
8 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (30.00%) AirWatch
9 12 (30.00%) Windows 10
9 12 (30.00%) DHCP
9 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (30.00%) SQL
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
11 9 (22.50%) PKI
12 8 (20.00%) Law
12 8 (20.00%) SAP
12 8 (20.00%) McAfee
12 8 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (20.00%) SAP Afaria
12 8 (20.00%) XenMobile
13 7 (17.50%) Windows 8

Windows Phone
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 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) nginx
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (7.50%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) GitHub
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) DNS
2 12 (30.00%) DHCP
3 4 (10.00%) VPN
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 3 (7.50%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) VLAN
4 3 (7.50%) VoIP
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) HTTP
6 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.50%) PBX
6 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.50%) SMS
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
6 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) Power BI
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) GitLab
2 1 (2.50%) Grunt
2 1 (2.50%) gulp
2 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.50%) Mocha
2 1 (2.50%) NUnit
2 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 8 (20.00%) Law
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Mobility Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) HTML5
2 2 (5.00%) J2EE
2 2 (5.00%) jQuery
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) Express
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) React
3 1 (2.50%) Sass
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) iPhone
2 9 (22.50%) PKI
3 6 (15.00%) iPad
4 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 4 (10.00%) Smartphone
6 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.50%) e-Learning
6 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (5.00%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
8 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.50%) Handset
8 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Android
3 18 (45.00%) Apple iOS
4 16 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
6 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (30.00%) Windows 10
7 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
10 3 (7.50%) Linux
10 3 (7.50%) Solaris
10 3 (7.50%) Unix
11 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.50%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (15.00%) Content Management
3 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.50%) Practice Management
5 4 (10.00%) CRM
5 4 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (7.50%) Android Development
6 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.50%) Data Management
6 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.50%) iOS Development
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.50%) Statistics
7 2 (5.00%) Email Filtering
7 2 (5.00%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Docker
4 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) AirWatch
2 8 (20.00%) SAP Afaria
2 8 (20.00%) XenMobile
3 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (7.50%) Malwarebytes
3 3 (7.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.50%) SCCM
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.50%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.50%) SCSM
5 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) Apple
3 14 (35.00%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) McAfee
4 8 (20.00%) SAP
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco
5 7 (17.50%) VMware
6 5 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 5 (12.50%) Symantec
7 4 (10.00%) Avaya
7 4 (10.00%) Dell
8 3 (7.50%) MobileIron
8 3 (7.50%) NetApp
8 3 (7.50%) Nortel
8 3 (7.50%) Sophos
9 2 (5.00%) Aderant
9 2 (5.00%) Ivanti
9 2 (5.00%) Mitel
9 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.00%) Sony