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 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 8.70% 20.55% 29.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 12
Average daily rate
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£156 - £399
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 - £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £165 - £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £15.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
5 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 10.87% 20.55% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 12
Average daily rate £156 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 - £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £168 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 March 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 (56.25%) Windows 7
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) Clustering
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) MS Office
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 3 (18.75%) Network Design
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (12.50%) SCCM
6 2 (12.50%) SCOM
6 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) CentOS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) IPsec
4 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.25%) TACACS
4 1 (6.25%) VRRP
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) WLAN
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WinForms
1 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
3 1 (6.25%) UAG
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds