The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 13.11% 5.38% 16.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 62.50% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £450 - £140
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
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
11 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 18.03% 8.60% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Median daily rate £450 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £360 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £360 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Woking region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Woking region with a requirement for Windows.

1 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
3 11 (47.83%) Office 365
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) MCSE
5 9 (39.13%) DNS
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
6 8 (34.78%) SCCM
6 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
6 8 (34.78%) MS Office
7 7 (30.43%) MCP
7 7 (30.43%) LAN
7 7 (30.43%) WAN
7 7 (30.43%) DHCP
7 7 (30.43%) Citrix
7 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (30.43%) XenApp
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) MCDST
8 6 (26.09%) Ruby
8 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (26.09%) vSphere
8 6 (26.09%) CentOS
8 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (26.09%) IPsec
8 6 (26.09%) SSL
8 6 (26.09%) VPN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) DNS
3 7 (30.43%) DHCP
3 7 (30.43%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 6 (26.09%) IPsec
4 6 (26.09%) SSL
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Leader
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) IT Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Office 365 Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) CentOS
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre Operations
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Presales
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Ticket Management
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 6 (26.09%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) MCSE
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (30.43%) MCDST
2 7 (30.43%) MCP
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) MCTS
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) XenApp
3 6 (26.09%) vCloud
3 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Citrix
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) AppSense