The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 30.77% 57.14% 36.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 100.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£125 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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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 Harrow region.

Operating Systems Category
Harrow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 53.85% 57.14% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate £250 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £338 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Harrow

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Harrow

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Harrow

Windows
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow 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 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Deployment Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix