The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Windsor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 21.05% 8.33% 20.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£153 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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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 Windsor region.

Operating Systems Category
Windsor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 26.32% 8.33% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £155 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Windsor

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Windsor region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Windsor

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Windsor

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Windsor

Windows
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor 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 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) EPoS
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco