The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Feltham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 18.92% 4.35% 54.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 40.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£272 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.46% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
Windows
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Feltham region.

Operating Systems Category
Feltham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Feltham 18.92% 10.87% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £272 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Feltham

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Feltham

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Feltham

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Feltham

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Feltham

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Feltham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Feltham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Feltham 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 11 (84.62%) MS Office
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle
5 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 7 (53.85%) UNIX
5 7 (53.85%) AIX
5 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 7 (53.85%) Migration
5 7 (53.85%) Korn
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 7 (53.85%) jQuery
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Change Control
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (38.46%) SLA
7 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Feltham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Feltham 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (53.85%) JIRA
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Applications Support
2 8 (61.54%) Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Support Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
6 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
1 7 (53.85%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 7 (53.85%) AIX
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
2 7 (53.85%) Korn
2 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Siemens
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Altiris
4 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
4 1 (7.69%) IBM