Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 24 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 14.69% 10.13% 14.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.58% 48.98% 53.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 37
Warrington median daily rate £275 £275 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -34.83% +5.50%
10th Percentile £120 £126 £226
90th Percentile £480 £396 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £335 £300 £425
% change year-on-year +11.67% -29.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Warrington median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £8.53
90th Percentile £17.50 £13.75 £12.98
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -10.00%

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 38 49 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 18.01% 20.68% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 90
Warrington median daily rate £275 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.52% -1.18% -15.00%
10th Percentile £117 £150 £312
90th Percentile £593 £569 £576
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £388 £425
% change year-on-year -7.10% -8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Warrington median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £8.53
90th Percentile £17.50 £25.13 £12.98
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -10.00%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) Office 365
2 12 (38.71%) Windows 10
3 10 (32.26%) Migration
4 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
5 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (22.58%) SCCM
6 7 (22.58%) Firewall
7 6 (19.35%) VMware
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (19.35%) LAN
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
9 4 (12.90%) SCOM
9 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
9 4 (12.90%) WAN
9 4 (12.90%) SLA
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) SQL
9 4 (12.90%) Unix
9 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
10 3 (9.68%) ITIL
10 3 (9.68%) DHCP
10 3 (9.68%) DNS

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 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) LAN
3 4 (12.90%) WAN
4 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 2 (6.45%) Skype
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) VLAN
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) DMZ
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) MPLS
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.68%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support
2 5 (16.13%) IT Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Technician
4 3 (9.68%) Migration Technician
4 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Management Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Trainer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) iPhone
2 1 (3.23%) IPTV
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows 10
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Unix
5 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.45%) Solaris
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.23%) AIX
8 1 (3.23%) CentOS
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Patch Management
2 3 (9.68%) Task Automation
2 3 (9.68%) Time Management
3 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.45%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) DevOps
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.45%) Line Management
3 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.23%) Docker
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) Xen
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.45%) Puppet
4 2 (6.45%) ThinApp
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
5 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.23%) Terraform
5 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Apple
4 3 (9.68%) McAfee
5 2 (6.45%) Altiris
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.23%) Capita
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.23%) Meraki
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) Sun
6 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard