The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
West Midlands / West Bromwich
Rank - 2 6
Contract jobs citing Windows 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Bromwich - 25.00% 25.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

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 West Bromwich with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Bromwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich - 25.00% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Bromwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Bromwich 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 West Bromwich

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Bromwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in West Bromwich

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Bromwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in West Bromwich

Windows
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West Bromwich region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
1 3 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich 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 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) LANDesk