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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 41.30% 41.18% 52.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.36% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +3.33%
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
22 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 47.83% 41.18% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 14
Average daily rate £344 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015, 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 25 (69.44%) Incident Management
1 25 (69.44%) Data Centre
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 17 (47.22%) SCOM
5 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (38.89%) iSeries
5 14 (38.89%) VMware
5 14 (38.89%) Citrix
5 14 (38.89%) Cisco
5 14 (38.89%) IBM
5 14 (38.89%) DB2
5 14 (38.89%) Linux
5 14 (38.89%) Tivoli
5 14 (38.89%) Change Management
5 14 (38.89%) AS400
6 11 (30.56%) Capacity Management
6 11 (30.56%) SCOrch
6 11 (30.56%) SCSM
7 6 (16.67%) Migration
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 6 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (16.67%) BMC
7 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (16.67%) T-SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) DB2
2 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (16.67%) OLTP
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Systems Administrator
1 11 (30.56%) Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 6 (16.67%) DBA
2 6 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
3 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (2.78%) Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) IT Support
4 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) Data Centre
2 14 (38.89%) AS400
2 14 (38.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
1 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Incident Management
2 14 (38.89%) Change Management
3 11 (30.56%) Capacity Management
4 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Logistics
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (13.89%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) SCOM
2 14 (38.89%) Tivoli
3 11 (30.56%) SCOrch
3 11 (30.56%) SCSM
4 6 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) Citrix
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco
2 14 (38.89%) IBM
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) BMC