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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 21.98% 16.13% 12.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £361 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.25% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
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
25 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 27.47% 16.13% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Average daily rate £300 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £363 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Woking region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Woking region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Woking

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (33.33%) C#
4 15 (31.25%) .NET
4 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 15 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 14 (29.17%) WCF
5 14 (29.17%) WPF
5 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
6 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
6 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
6 13 (27.08%) LINQ
7 12 (25.00%) MS Office
8 11 (22.92%) Scrum
9 10 (20.83%) Content Management
9 10 (20.83%) SQL
9 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
10 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (16.67%) Citrix
11 8 (16.67%) SCCM
12 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (14.58%) WAN
12 7 (14.58%) LAN
12 7 (14.58%) XML
13 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
13 6 (12.50%) XSLT

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.33%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) JRun
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) ColdFusion MX
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) WAN
1 7 (14.58%) LAN
2 5 (10.42%) Wireless
3 4 (8.33%) DHCP
3 4 (8.33%) Internet
4 3 (6.25%) Intranet
4 3 (6.25%) SAN
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (4.17%) VoIP
5 2 (4.17%) VPN
5 2 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (2.08%) Firewall
6 1 (2.08%) Telnet
6 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.25%) Publishing
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
1 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Software Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Services Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 14 (29.17%) WCF
2 14 (29.17%) WPF
3 13 (27.08%) LINQ
4 7 (14.58%) XML
5 6 (12.50%) XSLT
5 6 (12.50%) Web Services
6 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.08%) Flash
7 1 (2.08%) ODBC
7 1 (2.08%) CSS
7 1 (2.08%) CSLA.NET
7 1 (2.08%) WF
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.08%) Java EE
7 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) Firmware
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) SCADA
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) Physics
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.25%) Linux
7 2 (4.17%) CentOS
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 11 (22.92%) Scrum
3 10 (20.83%) Content Management
4 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) Network Design
7 2 (4.17%) OO
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (2.08%) OOD
8 1 (2.08%) SOA
8 1 (2.08%) Service Management
8 1 (2.08%) Workflow
8 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) C#
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) C
5 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) MCP
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) PhD
4 1 (2.08%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (10.42%) HP
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco
4 4 (8.33%) Dell
5 3 (6.25%) Apple
5 3 (6.25%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) McAfee
7 1 (2.08%) Symantec
7 1 (2.08%) CommVault
7 1 (2.08%) Avaya
7 1 (2.08%) JBoss
7 1 (2.08%) Sybase
7 1 (2.08%) Polycom
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