Period
to 23 April 2019

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 April 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 20.45% 12.12% 11.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 78.05% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 18
Warrington median daily rate £319 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.93% +16.67% -18.92%
10th Percentile £157 £120 £120
90th Percentile £424 £500 £504
Cheshire median daily rate £320 £350 £361
% change year-on-year -8.57% -3.11% -7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Warrington median hourly rate £17.25 £11.61 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.64% -7.16% +25.00%
10th Percentile £16.13 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £18.38 £16.50 £13.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.34 £13.00 £15.15
% change year-on-year +33.38% -14.19% +8.21%

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 36 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 20.45% 15.53% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 33
Warrington median daily rate £319 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.54% +8.33% -15.54%
10th Percentile £157 £120 £153
90th Percentile £424 £612 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £373 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +6.43% -9.68% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Warrington median hourly rate £17.25 £11.61 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.64% -7.16% +25.00%
10th Percentile £16.13 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £18.38 £16.50 £13.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.34 £13.00 £15.15
% change year-on-year +33.38% -14.19% +8.21%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019, 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 20 (55.56%) Office 365
2 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
5 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (30.56%) ITIL
6 11 (30.56%) VMware
7 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 7 (19.44%) MCP
8 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
8 7 (19.44%) SCCM
8 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 6 (16.67%) IBM Notes
9 6 (16.67%) DHCP
9 6 (16.67%) DNS
9 6 (16.67%) SLA
9 6 (16.67%) Lotus
9 6 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (16.67%) Service Management
9 6 (16.67%) Change Management
9 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.78%) Site Server
4 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Office 365
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DHCP
1 6 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) IPsec
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) Skype
5 1 (2.78%) SNMP
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless Security
5 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
1 9 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 9 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Backup Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.78%) IT Support
5 1 (2.78%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) SCCM Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) BYOD
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows 10
1 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
3 6 (16.67%) Change Management
3 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (16.67%) Service Management
3 6 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 4 (11.11%) Process Management
6 3 (8.33%) Antivirus Management
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (5.56%) Break/Fix
7 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) MCP
3 2 (5.56%) MCITP
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.56%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (8.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Lotus
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) BT
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) IronPort
6 1 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (2.78%) Nimsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas