The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Cobham 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 12.50% 100.00% 60.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£308 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Cobham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 12.50% 100.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £308 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows
Surrey

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 12 Related IT Skills in Cobham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) BCP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cobham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) BCP
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware