The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hayes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hayes region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hayes 52.94% 33.33% 75.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Hayes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hayes 58.82% 33.33% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
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Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hayes

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hayes

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Hayes

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Hayes

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Hayes

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Hayes

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hayes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hayes 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%) Windows XP
2 9 (90.00%) SLA
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Lotus
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) MS Access
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) VMware

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hayes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hayes 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 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Deskside Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Lotus
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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