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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 10.23% 12.31% 18.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.37% 53.33% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £310 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £390 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 21.59% 23.08% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 3
Average daily rate £340 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £438 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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
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 27 August 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 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) IIS
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
7 2 (12.50%) Terminal Server
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (12.50%) MSI

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.25%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) ICT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) HP
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