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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 12 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 11.29% 11.41% 18.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.00% 65.38% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Average daily rate £225 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £488 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.31% -3.33%
Windows
Surrey

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
25 26 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 40.32% 17.45% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 22
Average daily rate £325 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £46.25 - £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (29.41%) Puppet
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) IaaS
2 3 (17.65%) PaaS
3 2 (11.76%) SaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Billing
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) boto
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Express
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Smart Meter
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
5 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
5 2 (11.76%) SIEM
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
1 4 (23.53%) Ruby
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCSA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) Xen
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (17.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
4 2 (11.76%) Splunk
5 1 (5.88%) Altiris
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Siebel
Staines, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago