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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 27.78% 10.00% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 50.00% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 7
Average daily rate
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£310 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +79.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
13 4 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 36.11% 20.00% 47.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 23
Average daily rate £340 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £465 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.78%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (26.32%) RHCT
4 5 (26.32%) MCITP
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (26.32%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Dell
4 5 (26.32%) IBM
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) MCP
4 5 (26.32%) Mercator
4 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
4 5 (26.32%) SCCM
4 5 (26.32%) vSphere
4 5 (26.32%) High Availability
4 5 (26.32%) Private Cloud
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 2 (10.53%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Private Cloud
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Animation
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
5 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
2 5 (26.32%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Android Development
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) XAML
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (26.32%) RHCT
1 5 (26.32%) MCITP
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (26.32%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) KVM
5 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Dell
4 5 (26.32%) IBM
4 5 (26.32%) Mercator
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy