The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hayes 21.43% - 60.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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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 Hayes region.

Operating Systems Category
Hayes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hayes 28.57% - 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 12 (92.31%) Windows XP
1 12 (92.31%) SLA
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) IBM Notes
2 9 (69.23%) A+ Certification
2 9 (69.23%) Lotus
2 9 (69.23%) Blackberry
2 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (69.23%) Mac OS
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (7.69%) HACMP
8 1 (7.69%) DMZ
8 1 (7.69%) IBM
8 1 (7.69%) Intel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hayes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (69.23%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support
3 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Support Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Team Leader
3 4 (30.77%) Support Team Leader
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 4 (30.77%) IT Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Support
4 2 (15.38%) Deskside Support
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Blackberry
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) HACMP
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows XP
2 9 (69.23%) Mac OS
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) A+ Certification
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Lotus
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Intel
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle