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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 21.43% 12.50% 100.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 21.43% 12.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
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 £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 8 (80.00%) Websense
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Clustering
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) vSphere
2 8 (80.00%) Forefront TMG
2 8 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (50.00%) Supermicro
3 5 (50.00%) Tripwire
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cobham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DHCP
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (80.00%) vSphere
1 8 (80.00%) Forefront TMG
1 8 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) NetApp
1 8 (80.00%) Websense
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 5 (50.00%) Supermicro
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Red Gate