The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cobham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 54.84% 10.53% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.15
% change year-on-year
- -7.12%
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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 Cobham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cobham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 54.84% 10.53% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate £225 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cobham

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cobham

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Cobham

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Cobham

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Cobham

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Cobham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cobham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cobham 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 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 17 (68.00%) Apple
2 17 (68.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) iSeries
3 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 5 (20.00%) CommVault
3 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.00%) Lync
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.00%) Tripwire
5 2 (8.00%) Clustering
5 2 (8.00%) IIS
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.00%) DSL
6 1 (4.00%) Websense

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cobham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cobham 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.00%) Lync
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DSL
1 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Technical Support
1 17 (68.00%) Support Engineer
1 17 (68.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 17 (68.00%) Technical Engineer
1 17 (68.00%) Mac Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Backup Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) PC Support
3 2 (8.00%) PC Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) PC Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) iSeries
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Apple
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) CommVault
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Tripwire
5 1 (4.00%) Trend Micro
5 1 (4.00%) GFI Software
5 1 (4.00%) Websense