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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 16.39% 29.89% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £16.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
13 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 21.31% 29.89% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 7
Average daily rate £250 £413 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +117.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
3 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) SCCM
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) Clustering
5 3 (17.65%) Nagios
5 3 (17.65%) McAfee
5 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) Apache
5 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.76%) BYOD
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) xDSL
6 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) HSRP
6 1 (5.88%) IPsec
6 1 (5.88%) SSH
6 1 (5.88%) VPLS
6 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) ODBC
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) BYOD
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) XAML
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCA
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) XenServer
3 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.88%) UAG
3 1 (5.88%) iptables
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) Nagios
3 2 (11.76%) EdgeSight
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.88%) Cacti
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) McAfee
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Sun
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
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