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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 31.03% 23.53% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 75.00% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Average daily rate
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£370 £238 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.78% -29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £167 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £493 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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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
12 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 41.38% 31.37% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Average daily rate £388 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £90 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.88 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) MSI
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Mercator
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
2 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Animation
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
1 3 (18.75%) High Availability
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Document Management
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) XAML
3 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) GCIA
1 1 (6.25%) GCIH
1 1 (6.25%) RHCT
1 1 (6.25%) CEH
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Mercator
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) Qualys
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Xamarin
4 1 (6.25%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle