The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Folkestone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Folkestone 21.74% 18.18% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£123 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -9.37%
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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 Folkestone region.

Operating Systems Category
Folkestone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Folkestone 21.74% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £135 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Folkestone

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Folkestone

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Folkestone

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Folkestone

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Folkestone

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Folkestone region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Folkestone

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Folkestone 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%) MS Office
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) IBM Notes
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Lotus
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
4 5 (50.00%) ITSM
4 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (50.00%) iPhone
4 5 (50.00%) iPad
4 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Military
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Symantec
7 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (10.00%) Back Office
7 1 (10.00%) Banking

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Folkestone 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%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Deskside Support
2 4 (40.00%) Deskside Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (50.00%) iPhone
2 5 (50.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITSM
2 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix