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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kidlington 18.18% 66.67% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.85 £13.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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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
4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kidlington 36.36% 66.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.85 £13.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Kidlington

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Intune
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kidlington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 4G
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Intune
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) VMware