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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 15.38% 16.39% 19.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.63% 55.56% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.06% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £378 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £390 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
19 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 29.23% 29.51% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 6
Average daily rate £310 £388 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.06% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £375 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £399 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (33.33%) Migration
3 6 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) MPLS
6 3 (16.67%) OSPF
6 3 (16.67%) TACACS
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) VLAN
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (16.67%) SCCM
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Lync
6 3 (16.67%) HSRP
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
7 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (16.67%) Lync
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) VLAN
2 3 (16.67%) HSRP
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) MPLS
2 3 (16.67%) OSPF
2 3 (16.67%) TACACS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.56%) SSH
4 1 (5.56%) Broadband
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Writer
2 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) WinForms
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) NetWare
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Android Development
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) Siemens
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Novell
5 1 (5.56%) Computacenter
5 1 (5.56%) Becrypt
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