Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 23 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 3 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 77 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 11.43% 20.64% 8.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.05% 85.56% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 56 30
Warrington median daily rate £394 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.11% +46.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £133 £233
90th Percentile £500 £675 £476
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £424 £315
% change year-on-year -5.60% +34.52% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Warrington median hourly rate £11.71 £11.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.34% -30.88% +78.95%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.33% -11.76% +4.62%

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

All Operating Systems
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41 90 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 14.64% 24.13% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 66 76
Warrington median daily rate £419 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +2.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £161 £140 £253
90th Percentile £571 £669 £550
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Warrington median hourly rate £11.71 £11.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.34% -30.88% +78.95%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year -13.33% -11.35% +4.70%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Warrington

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Warrington

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Warrington over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Warrington

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 across the Warrington region with a requirement for Windows.

1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (34.38%) Windows 10
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
5 8 (25.00%) Office 365
5 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL
6 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.88%) IaaS
6 7 (21.88%) DevOps
6 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Migration
8 5 (15.63%) VMware
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
8 5 (15.63%) PaaS
8 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (15.63%) SCCM
8 5 (15.63%) JSON
8 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 4 (12.50%) Puppet

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.00%) Office 365
3 7 (21.88%) IaaS
4 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (15.63%) PaaS
5 2 (6.25%) GitHub
5 2 (6.25%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
1 4 (12.50%) LAN
1 4 (12.50%) Skype
1 4 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) MPLS
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) VoIP
3 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) ADSL
4 1 (3.13%) ISDN
4 1 (3.13%) Junos
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Clusterpoint
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Azure DevOps
2 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (9.38%) Azure Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Junior
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) JSON
2 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.38%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) LESS
5 1 (3.13%) Sass
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) WinForms
5 1 (3.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Public Cloud
1 3 (9.38%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows 10
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Android
5 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 2 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) DevOps
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Kanban
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) ITSM
5 2 (6.25%) MVC
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (6.25%) Product Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCIE
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CCDP
4 1 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) CIPD
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Terraform
4 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Ivanti
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 2 (6.25%) Veeam
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Meraki
6 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto