The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hounslow region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 6.90% 12.73% 13.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 36.84% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£209 £415 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.69% +76.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £350 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £464 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 13.79% 34.55% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 7
Average daily rate £250 £450 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £338 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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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
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 17 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix