The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 28.89% 11.63% 16.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.22% 41.67% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Average daily rate
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£238 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £288 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £372 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £301 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
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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 Hounslow region.

Operating Systems Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 40.00% 27.91% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 13
Average daily rate £225 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £313 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Hounslow region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) SCCM
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (25.00%) XenApp
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) MSI
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) vSphere
8 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (6.25%) High Availability
8 1 (6.25%) Mercator
8 1 (6.25%) EDMS
8 1 (6.25%) Symantec
8 1 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (6.25%) NHS
8 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) SAP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) EDMS
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Packager
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps
2 1 (6.25%) High Availability
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) TDD
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) RHCT
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Xen
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Mercator
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec
2 1 (6.25%) Sophos
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) VMware