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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 4.50% 13.70% 11.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% 47.62% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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 Staines region.

Operating Systems Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 17.12% 28.77% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Average daily rate £363 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +22.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £460 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 14 (46.67%) UNIX
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.00%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 6 (20.00%) LAN
5 6 (20.00%) WAN
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.67%) CCIE
6 5 (16.67%) CCNP
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
6 5 (16.67%) XenApp
6 5 (16.67%) SCCM
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
7 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
7 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (13.33%) F5
7 4 (13.33%) BIG-IP
7 4 (13.33%) AppSense
7 4 (13.33%) Juniper

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Documentum
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
1 6 (20.00%) LAN
1 6 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (13.33%) BIG-IP
3 3 (10.00%) FTP
3 3 (10.00%) NAS
4 2 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MSI
1 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Applications Support
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Support Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Network Support
4 4 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Packager
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) SOAP
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) UNIX
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Solaris
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Workflow
2 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.00%) Release Management
3 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.67%) DRM
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) MOF
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.00%) Korn
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) CCIE
1 5 (16.67%) CCNP
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
4 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.00%) DFS Replication
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) F5
3 4 (13.33%) AppSense
3 4 (13.33%) Juniper
3 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) Sun
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Intel
5 2 (6.67%) HP