The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 10.45% 18.60% 26.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% 80.00% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +1.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -24.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.15
% change year-on-year
- -7.12%
Windows
Surrey

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

Operating Systems Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 25.37% 23.26% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
Average daily rate £430 £325 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% +38.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 7 (38.89%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) C
4 4 (22.22%) MS Office
4 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Qt
4 4 (22.22%) VTK
4 4 (22.22%) CMake
4 4 (22.22%) Itk
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) Mule
5 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) XSD
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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%) Mule
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) PBX
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 4 (22.22%) CMake
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Trac
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Qt
1 4 (22.22%) VTK
1 4 (22.22%) Itk
2 3 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) XSD
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SUSE
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
1 3 (16.67%) Validation
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 3 (16.67%) Scrum
1 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (16.67%) OO
1 3 (16.67%) CRM
1 3 (16.67%) EAI
1 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 3 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) C
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Informatica
3 2 (11.11%) Nortel
4 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco