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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 23 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.29% 9.81% 5.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 42.86% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
Median daily rate £360 £353 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% +2.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £183 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -66.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
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
39 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.57% 22.90% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 30
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -62.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Tcl
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) C
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) SCCM
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Office 365
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) Ada
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) Novell
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) NetIQ
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 2 (11.11%) LAN

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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) iPlanet
2 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWare
1 1 (5.56%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) FTP
4 1 (5.56%) Skype
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) WCF
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) ATL
3 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
3 1 (5.56%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) AS400
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) DoDAF
4 1 (5.56%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) MODAF
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) C
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Tcl
3 3 (16.67%) Ada
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (5.56%) CCSP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) BitLocker
3 1 (5.56%) ClearTrust
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) EMC
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) NetIQ
3 2 (11.11%) Novell
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) BEA
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Infor
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) Vitria