Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 830 870 825
Rank change year-on-year +40 -45 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.047% 0.053%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.043% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 35 27
UK median daily rate £150 £260 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.31% -9.57% -14.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £260 £288
% change year-on-year -42.31% -9.57% -7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
UK median hourly rate £16.74 £11.71 £12.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.91% -3.40% -71.14%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.11 £10.51
90th Percentile £17.63 £12.32 £13.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.74 £11.71 £12.12
% change year-on-year +42.91% -3.40% -71.14%

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 18,427 21,362 20,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 20.75% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,529 13,267 12,644
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £151 £175 £188
90th Percentile £620 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,212 1,503 1,155
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.72% +5.30%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.88 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -3.03%

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 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 5 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 25 August 2019. 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 +46 8 £150 -42.31% 8
UK excluding London +10 8 £150 -42.31% 5
North West +24 7 £150 -14.29% 2
North of England +17 7 £150 -42.31% 2
South West - 1 £180 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (62.50%) Skype
4 5 (62.50%) AirWatch
4 5 (62.50%) Android
4 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
4 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) PaperCut
5 4 (50.00%) SLA
6 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (37.50%) iPhone
6 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Office 365
8 1 (12.50%) Document Management
8 1 (12.50%) Ivanti
8 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
8 1 (12.50%) iManage
8 1 (12.50%) Law
8 1 (12.50%) Legal
8 1 (12.50%) OpenText
8 1 (12.50%) Mitel
8 1 (12.50%) Practice Management

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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Legal Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Android
3 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Practice Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) AirWatch
1 5 (62.50%) PaperCut
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Aderant
2 1 (12.50%) iManage
2 1 (12.50%) Ivanti
2 1 (12.50%) Mitel
2 1 (12.50%) OpenText