The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kidlington 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 6 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kidlington 16.67% 33.33% 22.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.85 £13.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% -
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 Kidlington region.

Operating Systems Category
Kidlington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kidlington 41.67% 66.67% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.85 £13.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% -
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 Kidlington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Kidlington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Kidlington

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Kidlington

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Kidlington

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Kidlington

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Kidlington

Windows
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Kidlington

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kidlington 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Intune
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kidlington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kidlington 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 (40.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) 4G
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco