The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 15.79% 17.07% 15.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 77.78% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Median daily rate £404 £325 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.15% +28.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £155 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £353 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £13.09 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +3.33%
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
14 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 24.56% 21.95% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 14
Median daily rate £402 £260 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.51% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £134 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £353 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £13.09 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Uxbridge region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Uxbridge region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) Tcl
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
1 1 (6.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.67%) PBX
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) SSIS Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) SSRS Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) Tcl
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
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