The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Redhill region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 37.93% 18.60% 26.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.38% 72.73% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £313 £388 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £388 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £388 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Redhill
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 72.41% 25.58% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate £321 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £298 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Surrey

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Redhill

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Redhill region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Workflow
3 8 (40.00%) WF
3 8 (40.00%) Release Management
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (35.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) XSLT
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) MS Office
7 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Change Control
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (10.00%) VCP5
9 2 (10.00%) vSphere

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) RMDS
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Computer Operator
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) WF
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) XSLT
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Workflow
1 8 (40.00%) Release Management
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Web Design
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
1 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) VCP5
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) CCA
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Mercator
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