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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 15 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 31.91% 19.57% 10.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 50.00% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Average daily rate
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£225 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £193 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.31% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
Windows
London

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 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 38.30% 39.13% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 10
Average daily rate £225 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £226 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 31 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 31 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 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
2 12 (70.59%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) SCCM
5 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 4 (23.53%) XenApp
6 2 (11.76%) MSI
6 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) RHCT
7 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.88%) MCITP
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Xen
7 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
7 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (5.88%) vSphere
7 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (5.88%) NoSQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) EDMS
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Packager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Deployment Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) TDD
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
2 1 (5.88%) High Availability
2 1 (5.88%) DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) RHCT
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) Xen
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Mercator
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec
2 1 (5.88%) Sophos
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Dell