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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 17.46% 7.06% 21.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.11% 40.00% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £240 £170 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -46.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £265 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £14.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +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
18 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 28.57% 17.65% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
Median daily rate £343 £170 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.47% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £114 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £361 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (31.58%) SAN
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.79%) XenApp
7 3 (15.79%) Veeam
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (15.79%) 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Broadband
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) Skype
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) SSIS Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) SSRS Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (10.53%) jBPM
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Application Discovery
4 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) MCITP
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) DameWare
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Kaspersky
6 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy