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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
London / Uxbridge
Rank 5 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 10.42% 9.52% 10.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 54.55% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £146 £261 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.01% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £130 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £382 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
7 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 14.58% 17.46% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Median daily rate £175 £225 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £97 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £334 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017, 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 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Time Management
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) SCCM
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) XenApp
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
8 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (9.09%) Snow
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement

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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Field Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Field Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) People Management
2 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Snow
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam