The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Brentford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 4.55% 6.25% 16.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 40.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £463 £415 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +38.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 12.12% 15.63% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
Average daily rate £463 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £310 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brentford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Brentford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 Related IT Skills in Brentford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) IPTV
2 2 (66.67%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Video on Demand
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) JProfiler
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) JProfiler
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Release Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Manager
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) HP