The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 13.64% 9.26% 19.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 71.43% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £100 £214 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Average hourly rate - - £12.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
Windows
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Operating Systems Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 31.82% 12.96% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £338 £214 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) SWT
2 4 (36.36%) Image Processing
3 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) MCP
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) JAXB
4 2 (18.18%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (18.18%) POSIX
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) C

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) SWT
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) JAXB
2 2 (18.18%) JAX-WS
2 2 (18.18%) JNI
2 2 (18.18%) POSIX
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Struts
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Image Processing
1 4 (36.36%) Service Management
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) Parallel Processing
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C++
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Sun
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) ThinPrint