The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorking 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 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 Dorking 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorking 60.00% - 21.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£110 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Dorking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorking 60.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £110 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Windows
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Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Dorking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Dorking

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Dorking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Dorking region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Dorking

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Dorking region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Dorking

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorking

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorking 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 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) XenApp
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
4 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (40.00%) Symantec
5 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (40.00%) Veeam
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) CCNA
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorking by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorking 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) XenApp
4 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 4 (40.00%) Veeam