The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 6.41% 3.76% 12.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.26% 19.23% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £325 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.00%
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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 Staines region.

Operating Systems Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 19.87% 19.55% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 6
Average daily rate £388 £356 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £268 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £381 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 15
Average hourly rate £30.50 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staines

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Staines region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015, 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 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) DNS
4 6 (25.00%) DHCP
4 6 (25.00%) MS Office
4 6 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (25.00%) Ruby
4 6 (25.00%) Puppet
4 6 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (20.83%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (20.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
5 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
5 5 (20.83%) IaaS
5 5 (20.83%) Software Deployment
5 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (20.83%) PaaS
5 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) UNIX
5 5 (20.83%) VPN
5 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
6 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.67%) ISEB

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
2 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (20.83%) PaaS
2 5 (20.83%) IaaS
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DHCP
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) LDAP
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) SSH
4 3 (12.50%) VLAN
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security
4 3 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Maven
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.50%) Ant
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) PC Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
4 5 (20.83%) Software Deployment
4 5 (20.83%) Auto-Scaling
5 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
8 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (4.17%) DevOps
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Python
1 6 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCP
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) MCSA
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) UAG
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) CommVault