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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 6.90% 21.82% 25.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 96.00% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Average daily rate
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£170 £320 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £155 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £485 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Average hourly rate - £14.04 £14.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
15 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 17.24% 22.73% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
Average daily rate £146 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.29% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.04 £14.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) MS Office
4 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) Retail
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) MS Project
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) FMCG
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) iPad
7 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
7 3 (15.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) Remedy
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) UNIX
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) IPv4
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Desktop Manager
3 3 (15.00%) IT Support
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) FMCG
2 3 (15.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Security Management
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCDST
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) DatAdvantage
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) Remedy
2 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Varonis
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Qualys
3 1 (5.00%) Polycom
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco