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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 21.05% 4.49% 21.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.17% 20.00% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £183 £170 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -44.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £128 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £204 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £14.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.36 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.94% -4.03%
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
23 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 40.35% 22.47% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 9
Median daily rate £350 £250 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +49.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £118 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £397 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £14.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) SAN
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (20.00%) XenApp
6 4 (20.00%) Veeam
6 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical

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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) Broadband
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) Skype
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) SSIS Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) SSRS Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (10.00%) jBPM
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (5.00%) Application Discovery
4 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCITP
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) DameWare
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Veeam
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
7 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
7 1 (5.00%) Remedy