The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 22 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.12% 7.09% 8.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 47.37% 55.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £332 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.49% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £42.75 £30.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £29.30 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £30.00 £41.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.81%
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
45 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.52% 14.96% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 20
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.90 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £30.00 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) LAN
4 7 (21.88%) WAN
5 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.75%) Citrix
5 6 (18.75%) UNIX
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 5 (15.63%) Solaris
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) NetApp
6 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
6 5 (15.63%) HP
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco
6 5 (15.63%) XenApp
6 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
6 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
7 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (12.50%) IBM
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
7 4 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) AIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Web AS
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) LAN
1 7 (21.88%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) VoIP
3 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) Extranet
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.13%) JasperReports
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) DBA
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) SQL DBA
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Design Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) User Experience Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) JSP
3 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) ArcObjects
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) WPF
4 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) FMCG
2 2 (6.25%) Copywriting
2 2 (6.25%) Online Games
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) UNIX
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Solaris
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
5 3 (9.38%) Android
5 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.50%) ITSM
2 4 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) MVVM
4 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) MVC
4 1 (3.13%) Validation
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) Data Management
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) C
3 2 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) XenApp
2 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
2 6 (18.75%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) NetApp
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
4 4 (12.50%) IBM
5 3 (9.38%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) SAP
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) AppSense
7 1 (3.13%) ESRI
7 1 (3.13%) Sybase
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