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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 90.00% 53.57% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate £388 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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
9 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cobham 90.00% 53.57% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate £390 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Service Management
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) ServiceNow
6 6 (37.50%) .NET
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) SDLC
7 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (31.25%) OO
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
7 5 (31.25%) VBScript
7 5 (31.25%) IIS
7 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
7 5 (31.25%) XML
7 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (31.25%) Red Gate
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Database Security
7 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cobham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (31.25%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
3 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Database Security
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
7 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 5 (31.25%) VBScript
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) ServiceNow
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Red Gate
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) SaltStack