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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 10.71% 43.48% 23.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 83.33% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +133.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 17.86% 52.17% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Average daily rate £350 £450 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +104.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £405 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) AS400
5 2 (16.67%) SUSE
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) TACACS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Support
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) AS400
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) CEH
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) GSEC
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Altiris
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade