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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 12.63% 13.89% 27.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 83.33% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £265 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -1.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.13% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £14.28 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.84% -7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
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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
28 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 29.47% 16.67% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 11
Average daily rate £450 £265 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.81% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £265 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £14.28 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.84% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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
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 30 October 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 30 October 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 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) XSD
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) EAI
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Mule
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) CMake

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3 (20.00%) Mule
2 2 (13.33%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) PBX
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) CMake
2 2 (13.33%) Trac
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) XSD
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Itk
2 2 (13.33%) Qt
2 2 (13.33%) VTK
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) SUSE
2 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (20.00%) OO
1 3 (20.00%) CRM
1 3 (20.00%) EAI
1 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (20.00%) SOA
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) Validation
1 3 (20.00%) Scrum
1 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) C
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Nortel
2 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) EMC