Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 24 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 73 88 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 11.89% 10.27% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.68% 72.13% 62.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 23
Warwickshire median daily rate £313 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +6.06% +14.78%
10th Percentile £115 £115 £180
90th Percentile £438 £500 £434
West Midlands median daily rate £335 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 15
Warwickshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -24.29% +21.92%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £15.00 £16.26 £22.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -5.08%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 136 122 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 22.15% 14.24% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 63 34
Warwickshire median daily rate £325 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -11.39% +12.86%
10th Percentile £140 £116 £180
90th Percentile £490 £506 £489
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £395 £339
% change year-on-year -6.33% +16.61% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 17
Warwickshire median hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.15% -18.75% +18.52%
10th Percentile £20.60 £10.00 £11.80
90th Percentile £34.37 £33.05 £26.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year +3.57% -2.78% -4.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Warwickshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Warwickshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Warwickshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Warwickshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Atherstone +4 13 £215 -40.28%
Warwick -11 9 £115 -67.14% 3
Leamington Spa -3 5 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon +6 2 £450 - 1
Nuneaton -2 1 £325 -
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 30 (41.10%) Active Directory
2 27 (36.99%) Windows Server
3 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
4 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
5 15 (20.55%) C#
6 14 (19.18%) SQL
6 14 (19.18%) Linux
6 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
7 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (16.44%) .NET
9 10 (13.70%) Oracle
9 10 (13.70%) ITIL
10 9 (12.33%) DHCP
10 9 (12.33%) DNS
10 9 (12.33%) SLA
11 8 (10.96%) Unix
11 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET
12 7 (9.59%) CSS
12 7 (9.59%) HTML
12 7 (9.59%) Java
12 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
12 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
12 7 (9.59%) Replication
12 7 (9.59%) Finance
12 7 (9.59%) MVC
12 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (9.59%) Web Development
12 7 (9.59%) .NET Framework
12 7 (9.59%) LINQ

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) IaaS
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.85%) PaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) DHCP
1 9 (12.33%) DNS
2 5 (6.85%) Network Security
2 5 (6.85%) Wireless
3 4 (5.48%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.48%) SAN
3 4 (5.48%) VPN
4 3 (4.11%) Firewall
5 2 (2.74%) SSL
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.37%) Internet
6 1 (1.37%) LDAP
6 1 (1.37%) SMS
6 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.11%) MySQL
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.37%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Hudson
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) VectorCAST
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
2 2 (2.74%) Games
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Analyst
1 12 (16.44%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) .NET Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Consultant
3 9 (12.33%) IT Support
4 6 (8.22%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.85%) Active Directory Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Junior
6 4 (5.48%) Junior Desktop Support
6 4 (5.48%) Junior IT Support
6 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.59%) .NET Framework
3 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (9.59%) CSS
3 7 (9.59%) Entity Framework
3 7 (9.59%) HTML
3 7 (9.59%) jQuery
3 7 (9.59%) LINQ
3 7 (9.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.74%) Velocity
4 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) RESTful
5 1 (1.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
1 7 (9.59%) Replication
2 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Smart Meter
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) SCADA
5 2 (2.74%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.37%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.37%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Windows Server
2 14 (19.18%) Linux
3 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.96%) Unix
5 5 (6.85%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.48%) Android
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) ITIL
2 7 (9.59%) MVC
2 7 (9.59%) Web Development
3 6 (8.22%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.85%) Information Security
4 5 (6.85%) Regression Testing
4 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
5 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.48%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 4 (5.48%) Change Control
5 4 (5.48%) Change Management
5 4 (5.48%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.11%) High Availability
6 3 (4.11%) Identity Management
6 3 (4.11%) Line Management
6 3 (4.11%) Release Management
7 2 (2.74%) Network Security Management
7 2 (2.74%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
2 15 (20.55%) C#
3 14 (19.18%) SQL
4 7 (9.59%) Java
4 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) CCIE
3 2 (2.74%) CCIE Security
3 2 (2.74%) CCNA
3 2 (2.74%) CCNP
3 2 (2.74%) CEH
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.74%) CISM
3 2 (2.74%) CISSP
3 2 (2.74%) GCIA
3 2 (2.74%) GIAC
3 2 (2.74%) GSEC
3 2 (2.74%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) MISRA
2 1 (1.37%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (41.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.74%) Snort
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.37%) Firmware
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) RACF
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (5.48%) Stealthwatch
2 3 (4.11%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.37%) SCCM
4 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle
3 6 (8.22%) ArcSight
3 6 (8.22%) Dell
3 6 (8.22%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) McAfee
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco
4 5 (6.85%) VMware
5 2 (2.74%) Apple
5 2 (2.74%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.74%) CyberArk
5 2 (2.74%) Google
5 2 (2.74%) Lancope
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.74%) Splunk
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) EMC
6 1 (1.37%) Mitel
6 1 (1.37%) Perforce
6 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds