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 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 1 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 35.06% 12.20% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.41% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £79.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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
34 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 44.16% 12.20% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 1
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £142.50 - -
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 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 24 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (40.54%) DNS
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Windows XP
3 13 (35.14%) MS Office
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco
4 12 (32.43%) DHCP
4 12 (32.43%) Firewall
5 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
7 8 (21.62%) TACACS
7 8 (21.62%) MPLS
7 8 (21.62%) OSPF
7 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
7 8 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (21.62%) VMware
7 8 (21.62%) VLAN
7 8 (21.62%) HSRP
8 7 (18.92%) Google Apps
8 7 (18.92%) Google
8 7 (18.92%) Citrix
8 7 (18.92%) WAN
8 7 (18.92%) ITIL
9 6 (16.22%) Linux
9 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
9 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
9 6 (16.22%) Migration
10 5 (13.51%) Service Management
10 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.81%) Apache
4 3 (8.11%) nginx
4 3 (8.11%) Lync
4 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.41%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Google Apps
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) DNS
2 12 (32.43%) DHCP
2 12 (32.43%) Firewall
3 8 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (21.62%) MPLS
3 8 (21.62%) OSPF
3 8 (21.62%) TACACS
3 8 (21.62%) VLAN
3 8 (21.62%) HSRP
4 7 (18.92%) WAN
5 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
7 4 (10.81%) SAN
8 3 (8.11%) Wireless
8 3 (8.11%) POP3
8 3 (8.11%) SMTP
8 3 (8.11%) IMAP
9 2 (5.41%) Network Security
9 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
9 2 (5.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
1 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Desktop Support
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Support
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Writer
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) MAPI
1 3 (8.11%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows XP
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX
5 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.41%) NetWare
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Service Management
4 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) Process Management
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) ITSM
6 1 (2.70%) Android Development
6 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.70%) Line Management
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.11%) Perl
2 3 (8.11%) Ruby
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Postfix
3 3 (8.11%) Sendmail
3 3 (8.11%) VirtualBox
3 3 (8.11%) Docker
3 3 (8.11%) Xen
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.11%) Salt
2 2 (5.41%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
3 8 (21.62%) VMware
4 7 (18.92%) Google
4 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 4 (10.81%) Siemens
6 3 (8.11%) NetApp
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle
6 3 (8.11%) Symantec
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.41%) AppSense
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) EMC
7 2 (5.41%) Novell
7 2 (5.41%) Lotus
7 2 (5.41%) Becrypt
8 1 (2.70%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.70%) Apple