Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wigan 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 19 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
Manchester > Wigan
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wigan 23.08% 4.55% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Wigan median daily rate £140 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.67% - -
Manchester median daily rate £325 £350 £308
% change year-on-year -7.14% +13.82% -4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wigan median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.63 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.24% +8.33% -10.00%

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 Wigan with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wigan
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wigan 23.08% 9.09% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Wigan median daily rate £140 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.06% - -
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wigan median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.20% +11.11% -6.90%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Wigan

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wigan

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Wigan

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wigan

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Wigan

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wigan region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware