The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leatherhead region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 22.81% 14.63% 7.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.90% 100.00% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Average daily rate £186 £265 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.71% -37.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 36.84% 14.63% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 5
Average daily rate £350 £260 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £210 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £276 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +109.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Surrey

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Leatherhead region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) CRM
5 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (30.00%) ERP
5 6 (30.00%) AS400
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (20.00%) SCCM
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) Dell
9 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 2 (10.00%) ITIL
9 2 (10.00%) MCSE
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (10.00%) MS Office
9 2 (10.00%) C#
9 2 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) OSPF
1 1 (5.00%) BGP
1 1 (5.00%) TACACS
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Trac
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) IT Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 5 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 5 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Java SE
1 1 (5.00%) Java EE
1 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (5.00%) WinForms
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) CRM
1 6 (30.00%) ERP
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Test Management
3 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience Design
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (5.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) CCSE
4 1 (5.00%) CEH
4 1 (5.00%) GSEC
4 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) Brocade
4 1 (5.00%) Altiris
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) ESRI
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix