Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 31 85 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 11.27% 18.56% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.89% 77.27% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 56 22
Warrington median daily rate £300 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +58.33% -26.83%
10th Percentile £150 £133 £111
90th Percentile £438 £675 £449
Cheshire median daily rate £313 £423 £325
% change year-on-year -26.04% +30.00% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Warrington median hourly rate £12.50 £11.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -30.88% +65.85%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% -20.59% +13.33%

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 45 110 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 16.36% 24.02% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 73 62
Warrington median daily rate £388 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +10.14% +1.47%
10th Percentile £150 £141 £164
90th Percentile £575 £663 £540
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £394
% change year-on-year -11.76% +7.94% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Warrington median hourly rate £12.50 £11.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -30.88% +70.00%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.92
% change year-on-year -3.70% -20.21% +14.25%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Windows.

1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
3 12 (38.71%) Windows 10
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
5 9 (29.03%) SCCM
5 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
5 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
7 6 (19.35%) Citrix
8 5 (16.13%) Office 365
9 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.90%) Line Management
9 4 (12.90%) Skype
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (12.90%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (9.68%) Migration
10 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
10 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (9.68%) Software Packaging
10 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
10 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
10 3 (9.68%) DNS
10 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
10 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS

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 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) Skype
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) ADSL
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) ISDN
4 1 (3.23%) Junos
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Clusterpoint
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) IT Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
3 3 (9.68%) IT Support
3 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior SCCM Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Software Packaging
2 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) LESS
3 1 (3.23%) Sass
3 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) BYOD
2 1 (3.23%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.23%) iPhone
2 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows 10
2 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Android
5 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) Unix
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Line Management
2 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.45%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITSM
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Product Management
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Task Automation
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
1 2 (6.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) CCDP
4 1 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) CIPD
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) ThinApp
3 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Altiris
4 2 (6.45%) AppSense
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Lumension
5 1 (3.23%) Meraki
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) Samsung
5 1 (3.23%) Veeam