The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 24.44% 24.10% 20.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 76.92% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 7
Average daily rate £320 £227 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.28% -24.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £123 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 £142.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.84% +955.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Windows
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 24.44% 31.33% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 8
Average daily rate £315 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.77% +12.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £154 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 £142.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.84% +955.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) Hyper-V
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) Citrix
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Migration
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) SAN
7 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
8 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
8 6 (26.09%) Release Management
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (21.74%) QMS
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (17.39%) IIS
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
10 4 (17.39%) DHCP
10 4 (17.39%) DNS
11 3 (13.04%) MS Office
11 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
12 2 (8.70%) vCloud
12 2 (8.70%) Office 365
12 2 (8.70%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
1 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Migration Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Server Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Server Migration Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Build Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Field Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) Release Management
3 5 (21.74%) QMS
4 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.35%) Server Building
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) Hyper-V
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.70%) vCloud
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.35%) Samba
6 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.35%) XenApp
6 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Lotus
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Google
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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