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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 15.71% 35.71% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 90.91% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 0
Average daily rate
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£194 £318 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Operating Systems Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 15.71% 39.29% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 3
Average daily rate £183 £308 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.60% -10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 17 (48.57%) MS Office
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) ITIL
3 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
4 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
4 11 (31.43%) DNS
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (25.71%) Migration
6 9 (25.71%) Windows 8
7 8 (22.86%) Service Management
7 8 (22.86%) Firewall
7 8 (22.86%) Citrix
7 8 (22.86%) SAN
7 8 (22.86%) DHCP
7 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
7 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
7 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.00%) Network Security
8 7 (20.00%) VMware
9 6 (17.14%) Linux
9 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (17.14%) Google
9 6 (17.14%) Google Apps
10 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
11 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (11.43%) MPLS
11 4 (11.43%) OSPF
11 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
11 4 (11.43%) TACACS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) nginx
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Google Apps
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 8 (22.86%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) DHCP
2 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.00%) Network Security
4 4 (11.43%) HSRP
4 4 (11.43%) VLAN
4 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (11.43%) MPLS
4 4 (11.43%) OSPF
4 4 (11.43%) TACACS
5 3 (8.57%) POP3
5 3 (8.57%) SMTP
5 3 (8.57%) Wireless
5 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
5 3 (8.57%) IMAP
6 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.71%) WAN
7 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
1 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Support Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Desktop Support
3 7 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Data Migration Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Linux Support
6 4 (11.43%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Citrix Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) MAPI
1 3 (8.57%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (25.71%) Windows 8
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.14%) Linux
6 3 (8.57%) UNIX
6 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
6 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 8 (22.86%) Service Management
4 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.57%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.71%) Change Control
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (2.86%) Line Management
8 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.86%) ITSM
8 1 (2.86%) Data Security
8 1 (2.86%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Perl
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
1 3 (8.57%) Python
1 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
1 3 (8.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Postfix
3 3 (8.57%) Sendmail
3 3 (8.57%) VirtualBox
3 3 (8.57%) Docker
3 3 (8.57%) Xen
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.57%) Salt
2 2 (5.71%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco
3 8 (22.86%) Citrix
4 7 (20.00%) VMware
5 6 (17.14%) Google
6 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) HP
8 2 (5.71%) EMC
8 2 (5.71%) NetApp
8 2 (5.71%) Siemens
8 2 (5.71%) AppSense
9 1 (2.86%) F5
9 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.86%) Apple