The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cobham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 16.67% 9.09% 21.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £393 £365 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% +23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £365 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £409 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Windows
Surrey

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
2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 16.67% 9.09% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £393 £365 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% +23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £365 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £365 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cobham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cobham region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cobham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) VBScript
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (50.00%) RedGate
4 5 (50.00%) Database Security
4 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (50.00%) Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) VMware

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cobham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Database Security
1 5 (50.00%) OO
1 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (60.00%) VBScript
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) RedGate
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow