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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.98% 8.93% 11.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.25% 48.78% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -41.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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
32 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.51% 18.30% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 16
Average daily rate £345 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.05% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £19.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.80 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.24%) Middleware
5 5 (17.24%) MS Office
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
6 4 (13.79%) C++
6 4 (13.79%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) CCNA
6 4 (13.79%) UNIX
6 4 (13.79%) Finance
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 3 (10.34%) WinForms
7 3 (10.34%) SCCM
7 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) CISSP
7 3 (10.34%) SQL
7 3 (10.34%) .NET
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
7 3 (10.34%) SAP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
1 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.90%) FCoE
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) WhereScape RED
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Developer
1 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) WinForms
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) UNIX
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (10.34%) MVC
3 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.90%) DevOps
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (6.90%) Information Security
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Security Management
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Signal Processing
4 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) UML
4 1 (3.45%) OO
4 1 (3.45%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Korn
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) CISSP
4 2 (6.90%) CISM
5 1 (3.45%) ISSAP
5 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCTS
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) CISA
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) COBIT
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) IAG
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Brocade
6 1 (3.45%) Greenplum
6 1 (3.45%) BMC
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) Tableau
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