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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 9.23% 5.21% 15.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 83.33% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 15
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £254 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £376 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
6 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 9.23% 6.25% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 16
Average daily rate £250 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) ITIL
4 10 (50.00%) MS Office
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) SAP
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) MCP
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 4 (20.00%) ITSM
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (20.00%) FMCG
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
8 3 (15.00%) Retail
8 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (15.00%) Remedy
8 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) UNIX
9 2 (10.00%) AIX
9 2 (10.00%) Linux
9 2 (10.00%) CSS
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) IT Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) FMCG
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITSM
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) Korn
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCP
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) HNC
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
1 2 (10.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Remedy
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.00%) SolidWorks
6 1 (5.00%) NetIQ
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) EMC