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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 18.18% 15.38% 54.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £476 £135 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+252.77% -37.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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 Harrow region.

Operating Systems Category
Harrow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 36.36% 30.77% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate £500 £325 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +51.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas