Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 848 805
Rank change year-on-year -9 -43 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 38 41 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.040% 0.087%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 0.19% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 59
UK median daily rate £170 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -33.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £125 £158 £174
90th Percentile £325 £513 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £300 £313
% change year-on-year -51.67% -4.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
UK median hourly rate £11.71 £12.12 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% -71.14% +22.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.71 £12.12 £42.00
% change year-on-year -3.40% -71.14% +44.95%

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 21,873 21,453 22,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.02% 20.97% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,535 13,636 14,143
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £163 £170 £200
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,484 1,303 1,301
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.43% -1.27%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.65 £15.50
% change year-on-year -0.87% +7.39% -4.08%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -11 33 £170 -32.00% 5
UK excluding London -27 30 £145 -51.67% 6
North of England -27 11 £195 -32.17% 3
London -6 7 £300 +55.84%
South East -16 7 £200 -33.33% 2
North East - 6 £290 -
East of England +3 4 £138 -
North West -11 4 £130 -48.00% 3
Scotland - 4 - -
Midlands -1 3 £145 -64.31%
West Midlands -15 3 £145 -65.88%
Yorkshire -21 1 - -
South West -22 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
3 22 (57.89%) Android
4 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
5 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (39.47%) iPhone
6 14 (36.84%) Apple iOS
7 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
7 12 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management
7 12 (31.58%) AirWatch
7 12 (31.58%) Law
8 11 (28.95%) Windows 10
9 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 9 (23.68%) Cisco
10 9 (23.68%) Apple
10 9 (23.68%) Symantec
10 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
10 9 (23.68%) Palo Alto
11 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (21.05%) iPad
11 8 (21.05%) Citrix
11 8 (21.05%) ITIL
11 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 8 (21.05%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (18.42%) DNS
12 7 (18.42%) DHCP
13 6 (15.79%) Internet
13 6 (15.79%) Thin Client
13 6 (15.79%) Sony

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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) DHCP
1 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) Internet
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) VLAN
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 3 (7.89%) Wireless
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) HTTP
5 1 (2.63%) PBX
5 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.63%) SMS
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) GitLab
2 1 (2.63%) Grunt
2 1 (2.63%) gulp
2 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.63%) Mocha
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 12 (31.58%) Law
2 4 (10.53%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Service Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Mobility Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Server Support
6 1 (2.63%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) CSS
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
1 4 (10.53%) HTML5
2 3 (7.89%) Backbone.js
2 3 (7.89%) jQuery
2 3 (7.89%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) React
2 3 (7.89%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) Ember.js
3 2 (5.26%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (5.26%) J2EE
3 2 (5.26%) SVG
3 2 (5.26%) WAP
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) WML
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) iPhone
2 8 (21.05%) iPad
3 6 (15.79%) Fat Client
3 6 (15.79%) Smartphone
3 6 (15.79%) Thin Client
4 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 4 (10.53%) PKI
5 3 (7.89%) e-Learning
5 3 (7.89%) Handset
6 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
6 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.26%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Android
3 14 (36.84%) Apple iOS
4 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 11 (28.95%) Windows 10
6 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
7 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
9 6 (15.79%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (7.89%) Linux
10 3 (7.89%) Solaris
10 3 (7.89%) Unix
11 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 6 (15.79%) Email Filtering
3 6 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (15.79%) Web Filtering
4 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (13.16%) Practice Management
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) Content Management
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.89%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.89%) Statistics
7 2 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (5.26%) Document Management
7 2 (5.26%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.26%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (5.26%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.89%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Docker
4 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) AirWatch
2 4 (10.53%) SAP Afaria
2 4 (10.53%) XenMobile
3 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (7.89%) Malwarebytes
3 3 (7.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.26%) SCCM
5 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.63%) SCOM
5 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.63%) SCSM
5 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Apple
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Palo Alto
2 9 (23.68%) Symantec
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) IPFX
4 6 (15.79%) Sony
4 6 (15.79%) VMware
5 4 (10.53%) Avaya
5 4 (10.53%) McAfee
5 4 (10.53%) SAP
6 3 (7.89%) Dell
6 3 (7.89%) Nortel
6 3 (7.89%) Samsung
6 3 (7.89%) Sophos
7 2 (5.26%) Aderant
7 2 (5.26%) Ivanti
7 2 (5.26%) Mitel
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp