The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 11.11% 11.11% 17.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 87.50% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Average daily rate £261 £269 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.79% -23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £236 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £464 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
Windows
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 22.22% 12.70% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
Average daily rate £225 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £356 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) iPad
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Lync
5 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
1 1 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) PBX
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) Change Control
1 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (10.00%) Product Management
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Scrum
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Validation
1 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec