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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 23.33% 28.28% 8.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 96.55% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £411 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +125.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £170 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £189
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.45
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.91%
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
16 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 26.67% 29.29% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 2
Average daily rate £250 £410 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +115.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) DNS
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) MS Office
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) SCCM
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (15.00%) Nagios
6 3 (15.00%) McAfee
6 3 (15.00%) Apache
6 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (15.00%) IIS
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) TACACS
6 1 (5.00%) VRRP
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) WLAN
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ODBC
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) BYOD
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Data Management
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCA
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) XenServer
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Samba
4 1 (5.00%) UAG
4 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Nagios
3 2 (10.00%) EdgeSight
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
4 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.00%) Cacti
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) McAfee
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) Remedy
7 1 (5.00%) Sun
7 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds