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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South East / Middlesex
Rank 5 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.74% 8.59% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 29.79% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Median daily rate £350 £325 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +15.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £160 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
33 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.19% 28.83% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 12
Median daily rate £360 £350 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +24.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) VMware
4 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
5 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
5 12 (31.58%) Cisco
6 10 (26.32%) Java
6 10 (26.32%) Finance
6 10 (26.32%) Legal
7 9 (23.68%) Dell
7 9 (23.68%) Citrix
7 9 (23.68%) Sophos
8 8 (21.05%) C#
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (18.42%) WSUS
10 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 6 (15.79%) Tcl
10 6 (15.79%) HTTP
10 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 6 (15.79%) C++
10 6 (15.79%) Perl
10 6 (15.79%) C
10 6 (15.79%) Python
10 6 (15.79%) Ada
10 6 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
11 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
11 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
11 5 (13.16%) MCSE

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 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
1 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) BGP
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) IPsec
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) OSPF
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.63%) Intranet
5 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) Skype
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
1 10 (26.32%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Local Government
2 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
1 9 (23.68%) Support Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Desktop Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support
2 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) SCCM Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) HTML5
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) WinForms
2 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (5.26%) PlayStation
3 2 (5.26%) Xbox
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Unix
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.26%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.63%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
1 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.89%) OOP
3 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps
4 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
4 2 (5.26%) OO
4 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Prototyping
4 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.63%) ERP
5 1 (2.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) Ada
3 6 (15.79%) C
3 6 (15.79%) C++
3 6 (15.79%) Perl
3 6 (15.79%) Python
3 6 (15.79%) Tcl
4 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) UniBasic
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) MCSE
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.26%) CCNP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) JSP 440
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) WSUS
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco
4 9 (23.68%) Citrix
4 9 (23.68%) Dell
4 9 (23.68%) Sophos
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe
5 2 (5.26%) Forcepoint
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) Redback
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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