Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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 > Wolverhampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 15.38% 16.95% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 83.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Wolverhampton median daily rate £113 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.84% +28.00% +9.29%
10th Percentile £106 £132 £166
90th Percentile £176 £338 £365
West Midlands median daily rate £335 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Wolverhampton median hourly rate £18.25 £12.82 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.33% -11.57% -3.33%
10th Percentile £14.38 £12.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £13.90 £15.25
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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wolverhampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 21.54% 20.34% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Wolverhampton median daily rate £149 £340 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +36.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £106 £177 £166
90th Percentile £372 £425 £365
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £395 £339
% change year-on-year -6.33% +16.61% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Wolverhampton median hourly rate £16.50 £12.82 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.68% -11.57% -3.33%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.03 £11.75
90th Percentile £21.00 £13.90 £15.15
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 Wolverhampton

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

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 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 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (70.00%) McAfee
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (60.00%) Software Deployment
3 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (60.00%) Line Management
3 6 (60.00%) SafeCom
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (60.00%) WSUS
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) Wyse
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (60.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) Symantec

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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (70.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (70.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Line Management
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (60.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (60.00%) SafeCom
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
1 6 (60.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Netcool
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) McAfee
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) NetApp
2 6 (60.00%) Symantec
2 6 (60.00%) Wyse
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) Meridio
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas