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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 44 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 5.63% 9.02% 7.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.04% 62.86% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 12
Median daily rate £135 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.42% -13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £494 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £13.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.61% -1.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £17.46 £30.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.39% +5.64%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 47 70 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 16.55% 14.34% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 18
Median daily rate £150 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.14% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.43 £13.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.99% +16.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £36.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -5 8 £125 -68.75% 2
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £375 - 1
Windows
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.00%) Linux
4 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (18.00%) SQL
5 9 (18.00%) Unix
5 9 (18.00%) Migration
5 9 (18.00%) VMware
6 8 (16.00%) Oracle
6 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (14.00%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (12.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (12.00%) Office 365
8 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.00%) IIS
8 6 (12.00%) ITIL
8 6 (12.00%) Change Management
9 5 (10.00%) Finance
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (10.00%) Degree
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
9 5 (10.00%) Java
9 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
2 5 (10.00%) JBoss
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.00%) HTTP
3 4 (8.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) Network Security
5 2 (4.00%) SSH
6 1 (2.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) French Language
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Service Desk Support
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) IT Support
5 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) SAML
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) iSeries
2 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.00%) Unix
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.00%) AIX
8 1 (2.00%) Android
8 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Migration
2 7 (14.00%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (12.00%) Change Management
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (10.00%) SIEM
5 3 (6.00%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.00%) UML
5 3 (6.00%) Use Case
5 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (4.00%) Escalation Management
6 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Java
2 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (6.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Google
4 4 (8.00%) McAfee
5 3 (6.00%) Dell
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) CyberArk
6 2 (4.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.00%) Veritas
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