The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 47 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.69% 16.43% 20.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.72% 55.29% 87.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 45
Median daily rate £325 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £144 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.46 £17.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £19.90 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.36 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.94% -4.03%
Windows
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 85 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.55% 29.72% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 48
Median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £173 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Kent region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Kent region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -5 3 £121 - 2
Tunbridge Wells +2 2 £325 -10.34% 3
Canterbury - 2 £393 -
Dartford - 2 £135 - 1
Aylesford 0 1 - -
Stansted 0 1 £325 +170.83% 1
Tonbridge 0 1 £355 +9.23%
Chatham - 1 £400 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Windows.

1 30 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 26 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 22 (32.35%) Windows 7
4 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 19 (27.94%) Finance
5 19 (27.94%) VMware
6 17 (25.00%) Citrix
7 13 (19.12%) SQL
8 11 (16.18%) MS Office
8 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (16.18%) Office 365
9 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (14.71%) ITIL
10 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
10 9 (13.24%) Firewall
11 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
11 8 (11.76%) .NET
11 8 (11.76%) DNS
11 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
12 7 (10.29%) SLA
12 7 (10.29%) HP
12 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (10.29%) Service Management
13 6 (8.82%) ITSM
13 6 (8.82%) VMware ESX
13 6 (8.82%) Oracle
13 6 (8.82%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Office
2 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Office 365
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) IaaS
3 3 (4.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Firewall
2 8 (11.76%) DNS
3 5 (7.35%) DHCP
3 5 (7.35%) LAN
3 5 (7.35%) WAN
4 4 (5.88%) SAN
5 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.94%) Internet
6 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.94%) Network Security
6 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.94%) VPN
6 2 (2.94%) Wireless
7 1 (1.47%) 3G
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.47%) Intranet
7 1 (1.47%) VoIP
7 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.88%) QlikView
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.94%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.94%) Moq
2 2 (2.94%) MSTest
2 2 (2.94%) NUnit
2 2 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (10.29%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Developer
3 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Desktop Support
4 5 (7.35%) Server Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Server Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.88%) Administrator
5 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Packager
6 3 (4.41%) Deployment Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.94%) CSS
2 2 (2.94%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.94%) jQuery
2 2 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (2.94%) NHibernate
2 2 (2.94%) REST
2 2 (2.94%) SOAP
2 2 (2.94%) StructureMap
2 2 (2.94%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (2.94%) WCF
2 2 (2.94%) WPF
2 2 (2.94%) WSDL
3 1 (1.47%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Clustering
1 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 4 (5.88%) NHS
1 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
1 4 (5.88%) Wiki
2 3 (4.41%) Smartcard
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) AS400
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.47%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) iSeries
4 1 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows Server
2 22 (32.35%) Windows 7
3 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.82%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.35%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.41%) Linux
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.29%) Service Management
4 6 (8.82%) ITSM
4 6 (8.82%) OO
5 5 (7.35%) High Availability
5 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.35%) Information Security
5 5 (7.35%) Migration
5 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.88%) Change Management
7 3 (4.41%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.41%) e-GIF
7 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.41%) SDLC
7 3 (4.41%) Use Case
8 2 (2.94%) CQRS
8 2 (2.94%) Information Governance
8 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.94%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) RPG
6 1 (1.47%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (5.88%) MCP
3 3 (4.41%) MCSE
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CCA
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.47%) HNC
4 1 (1.47%) MCDST
4 1 (1.47%) MCITP
4 1 (1.47%) MCSA
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) VMware ESX
3 6 (8.82%) XenApp
4 5 (7.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (4.41%) BitLocker
6 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) SCCM
2 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) DameWare
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
3 2 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.94%) VMware
3 17 (25.00%) Citrix
4 7 (10.29%) HP
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle
6 5 (7.35%) ServiceNow
6 5 (7.35%) Siebel
7 4 (5.88%) Informatica
7 4 (5.88%) IronPort
7 4 (5.88%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.41%) AppSense
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco
8 3 (4.41%) SAP
9 2 (2.94%) Autodesk
9 2 (2.94%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.94%) CA
9 2 (2.94%) Dell
9 2 (2.94%) Symantec
9 2 (2.94%) Wyse
10 1 (1.47%) Lotus
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