Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 32 25 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 12.08% 10.87% 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.05% 60.98% 53.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 44
Warrington median daily rate £350 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.92% -7.50%
10th Percentile £120 £120 £256
90th Percentile £500 £504 £468
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £363 £388
% change year-on-year -3.45% -6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Warrington median hourly rate £11.61 £12.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.16% +25.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £8.53
90th Percentile £16.50 £13.75 £12.98
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.15 £14.00
% change year-on-year -14.19% +8.21% -6.67%

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 41 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 15.47% 17.83% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 101
Warrington median daily rate £406 £375 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -15.54% +11.00%
10th Percentile £120 £153 £288
90th Percentile £612 £525 £600
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £388 £422
% change year-on-year -9.68% -8.18% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Warrington median hourly rate £11.61 £12.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.16% +25.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £8.53
90th Percentile £16.50 £13.75 £12.98
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.15 £14.00
% change year-on-year -14.19% +8.21% -6.67%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (31.25%) Linux
4 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 10 (31.25%) Migration
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 9 (28.13%) Office 365
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (21.88%) IaaS
7 7 (21.88%) DevOps
7 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
8 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.63%) Firewall
9 5 (15.63%) Cisco
9 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
9 5 (15.63%) VMware
9 5 (15.63%) JSON
9 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (15.63%) PaaS
10 4 (12.50%) Puppet
10 4 (12.50%) Public Cloud
10 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
10 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

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 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (28.13%) Office 365
3 7 (21.88%) IaaS
4 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (15.63%) PaaS
5 2 (6.25%) GitHub
6 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) MPLS
3 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) VoIP
3 3 (9.38%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) Skype
4 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) 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%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Azure DevOps
2 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Junior
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Junior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) JSON
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.38%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows 10
2 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.38%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) DevOps
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) Decision-Making
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Kanban
4 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.38%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITSM
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Entry
6 1 (3.13%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Product Management
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) CIPD
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Terraform
3 2 (6.25%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Apple
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Ivanti
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy
4 2 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.13%) Sophos
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec