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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 2.35% 7.22% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 46.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
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£425 £240 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -39.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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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
2 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 2.35% 15.46% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 8
Average daily rate £425 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 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 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) PMP
4 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) PeopleTools
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) SQR
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) VMware