The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 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 26 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 / Wolverhampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 23.53% 15.22% 21.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% 100.00% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Median daily rate £335 £95 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +252.30% -62.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £95 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £95 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.65 -
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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wolverhampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 7 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 38.24% 15.22% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Median daily rate £335 £95 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +252.30% -65.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £95 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £95 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.65 -
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 Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Wolverhampton

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Wolverhampton over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Wolverhampton

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (36.36%) Unix
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) McAfee
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Process Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Wyse
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (18.18%) BCP
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) 4G
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Production DBA
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Production DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) WF
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Robotics
3 1 (9.09%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) BCP
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Process Management
2 2 (18.18%) Server Building
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (18.18%) SafeCom
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Wyse
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Prism
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Sun