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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 24.00% 25.00% 10.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.31% 96.15% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
Average daily rate
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£280 £410 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +93.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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
13 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 26.00% 26.00% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
Average daily rate £250 £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £191 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) MS Office
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (19.05%) DHCP
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) McAfee
6 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (14.29%) Nagios
6 3 (14.29%) Dell
6 3 (14.29%) SAN
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) Apache
6 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 3 (14.29%) ODBC
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) SSH
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Support Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) IT Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ODBC
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
1 3 (14.29%) BYOD
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) DTV
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (14.29%) Data Management
1 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (14.29%) DevOps
1 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) SOA
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) MVVM
3 1 (4.76%) SIEM
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) XAML
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCA
1 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) XenServer
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) Samba
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) EdgeSight
2 2 (9.52%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.76%) Cacti
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) McAfee
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp