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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 25.49% 21.43% 55.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.67% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate £480 £110 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+336.36% -48.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.70% -3.22%
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
15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 29.41% 35.71% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate £480 £110 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+336.36% -48.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 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 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
3 11 (64.71%) EMC
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
6 8 (47.06%) DNS
6 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 8 (47.06%) VMware ESX
6 8 (47.06%) LAMP
7 7 (41.18%) DevOps
7 7 (41.18%) EMC VNX
8 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
8 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
9 5 (29.41%) Apache
9 5 (29.41%) People Management
9 5 (29.41%) Open Source
10 4 (23.53%) MySQL
11 3 (17.65%) ITIL
11 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
11 3 (17.65%) LAN
11 3 (17.65%) Cisco
11 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (17.65%) SAN
11 3 (17.65%) Veritas
11 3 (17.65%) Clustering
11 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
11 3 (17.65%) Windows Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Operations Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Systems Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Storage Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Support
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) LAMP
1 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) EMC VNX
2 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (17.65%) Clustering
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (5.88%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 5 (29.41%) People Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Service Design
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) vCloud
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
3 11 (64.71%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec