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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kidlington 43.75% 52.63% 50.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 76.92% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £209 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £12.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +3.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%
Windows
Oxfordshire

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
8 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kidlington 50.00% 68.42% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £240 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £12.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +3.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kidlington

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

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Handset
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (22.22%) CMDB
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kidlington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) IT Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) IT Support
2 4 (44.44%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) CMDB
2 2 (22.22%) Handset
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat