The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 2.15% 7.92% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 44.44% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £253 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.51% -39.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.45
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.91%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Brentford region.

Operating Systems Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 3.23% 17.82% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 6
Average daily rate £375 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Brentford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Brentford region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
4 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (18.18%) PMP
4 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) ABAP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) PeopleTools
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (45.45%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) ABAP
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQR
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (18.18%) PMP
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft