The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rugby region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rugby 48.00% 13.33% 57.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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 Rugby region.

Operating Systems Category
Rugby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rugby 48.00% 13.33% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Rugby

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Rugby

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Rugby

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Rugby

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Rugby

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Rugby region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Rugby

Windows
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Rugby

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rugby 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 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Lync
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIE
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Junos

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rugby 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 9 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) Junos
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) IT Support
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
1 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
1 1 (8.33%) JNCIE
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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