The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Staines 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 4.73% 15.22% 8.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.86% 42.86% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 20.71% 35.51% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 3
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
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Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 26 (52.00%) UNIX
2 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 17 (34.00%) NetBackup
2 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (28.00%) Resource Management
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (28.00%) Business Continuity
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) Intel
3 14 (28.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 13 (26.00%) Migration
4 13 (26.00%) XenApp
5 12 (24.00%) AppSense
5 12 (24.00%) Citrix
5 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (22.00%) Linux
7 10 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 8 (16.00%) IBM
8 8 (16.00%) Tivoli
8 8 (16.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 8 (16.00%) Symantec
8 8 (16.00%) SQL
9 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (12.00%) Firewall
10 6 (12.00%) MSI
10 6 (12.00%) LAN
10 6 (12.00%) WAN
10 6 (12.00%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.00%) CloudStack
2 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) Documentum
3 2 (4.00%) Lync
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) LAN
1 6 (12.00%) WAN
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (8.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (6.00%) FTP
4 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MSI
2 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Administrator
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Applications Packager
4 6 (12.00%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Network Support
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) IT Assistant
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.00%) SOAP
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Statistics
1 2 (4.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) UNIX
2 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.00%) Linux
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.00%) Solaris
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.00%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Business Continuity
2 14 (28.00%) Resource Management
2 14 (28.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 13 (26.00%) Migration
4 3 (6.00%) Release Management
4 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.00%) Workflow
5 2 (4.00%) Project Management
5 2 (4.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.00%) Data Entry
6 1 (2.00%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.00%) Process Management
6 1 (2.00%) MOF
6 1 (2.00%) Validation
6 1 (2.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.00%) Korn
5 2 (4.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) CCIE
1 5 (10.00%) CCNP
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCITP
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (26.00%) XenApp
3 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (16.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (8.00%) XenServer
7 3 (6.00%) DFS Replication
8 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (16.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.00%) SCCM
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Intel
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) AppSense
2 12 (24.00%) Citrix
3 8 (16.00%) IBM
3 8 (16.00%) Symantec
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle
6 4 (8.00%) Juniper
6 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.00%) F5
7 3 (6.00%) EMC
7 3 (6.00%) VMware
7 3 (6.00%) Sun
7 3 (6.00%) SAP
8 2 (4.00%) HP
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