The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cobham with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Surrey / Cobham
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cobham 50.00% 41.67% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cobham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cobham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cobham 50.00% 41.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Cobham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cobham citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Cobham

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cobham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Cobham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Cobham

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cobham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows in Cobham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Cobham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cobham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Cobham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Service Management
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) IIS
3 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) Puppet
4 5 (55.56%) MSBuild
4 5 (55.56%) ServiceNow
4 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (55.56%) AppDynamics
4 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cobham 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 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) MSBuild
2 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Server Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) AppDynamics
1 5 (55.56%) ServiceNow
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp