The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wembley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wembley 58.33% 14.29% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£293 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Windows
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wembley region.

Operating Systems Category
Wembley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wembley 75.00% 42.86% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate £295 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wembley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Wembley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wembley

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Wembley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Wembley region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Wembley

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Wembley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Wembley region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Wembley

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Wembley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Wembley region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Wembley

Windows
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wembley

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wembley 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 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) vSphere
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) MCITP
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (11.11%) MS Office
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco
8 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (11.11%) XenApp
8 1 (11.11%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wembley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wembley 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco