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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 9.09% 23.08% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
Windows
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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
3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 9.09% 23.08% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £365 £295 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% +11.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Apple
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) vSphere
4 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) Websense
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Flash
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cobham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
1 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Support
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Support Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Mac Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Backup Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Flash
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Apple
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Websense
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) CommVault
4 2 (13.33%) Tripwire
5 1 (6.67%) Red Gate