The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Redhill region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 31.25% 52.78% 17.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Windows
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Redhill region.

Operating Systems Category
Redhill
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 37.50% 52.78% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 5
Average daily rate £375 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £10.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Redhill region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Redhill 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 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) CCA
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) VCP5
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Redhill 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
1 1 (8.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) CCA
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (16.67%) VCP5
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (8.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya