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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 29.17% 14.29% 11.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 75.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £209 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.50% -53.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £176 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £242 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.88 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
Windows
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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
10 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 41.67% 19.05% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 13
Average daily rate £325 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.88 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) MSI
5 2 (15.38%) XAML
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
5 2 (15.38%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (15.38%) Animation
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Office 365
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Puppet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
1 2 (15.38%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Animation
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) XAML
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat