The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chatham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chatham 4.35% 50.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £225 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.70% -3.22%
Windows
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Chatham region.

Operating Systems Category
Chatham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chatham 4.35% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £225 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Chatham

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Chatham

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Chatham

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Chatham

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Chatham

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Chatham

Windows
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chatham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chatham 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chatham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chatham 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware