The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.38% 5.63% 5.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.50% 25.71% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Median daily rate £350 £413 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +46.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 27.40% 21.88% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 20
Median daily rate £375 £381 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +35.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £15.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +92.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (30.00%) C#
4 9 (30.00%) Java
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
5 8 (26.67%) HTTP
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco
6 7 (23.33%) C++
6 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) Legal
7 6 (20.00%) Perl
7 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (20.00%) Ada
7 6 (20.00%) C
7 6 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (20.00%) Tcl
7 6 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 5 (16.67%) Sophos
8 5 (16.67%) Dell
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) SCCM
9 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
9 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) HTTP
2 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) BGP
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (6.67%) IPsec
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) OSPF
5 2 (6.67%) Skype
5 2 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
1 6 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
1 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SCCM Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) jQuery
1 2 (6.67%) WCF
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
1 2 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) SDLC
4 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Line Management
6 1 (3.33%) Memory Management
6 1 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) System Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) C++
3 6 (20.00%) Ada
3 6 (20.00%) C
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 6 (20.00%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) Tcl
4 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
4 5 (16.67%) Dell
4 5 (16.67%) Sophos
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Adobe
6 2 (6.67%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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