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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 29.27% 21.43% 10.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 44.44% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £142 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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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
15 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 36.59% 48.21% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 8
Average daily rate £338 £423 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.11% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 14 (56.00%) Citrix
1 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) RHCT
4 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (24.00%) MCITP
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Mercator
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (24.00%) HP
4 6 (24.00%) Dell
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) MCP
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) IBM
4 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (24.00%) vSphere
4 6 (24.00%) High Availability
5 5 (20.00%) SCCM
5 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (16.00%) XenApp
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (8.00%) Incident Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) EDMS
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Packager
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
1 6 (24.00%) High Availability
1 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Validation
3 2 (8.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Android Development
4 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
4 1 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) MCP
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (24.00%) RHCT
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (24.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) vSphere
3 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Citrix
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 6 (24.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) Dell
3 6 (24.00%) Mercator
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) Sophos
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com