Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 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.

Microsoft Windows
South London > Kingston Upon Thames
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 57 68 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 46.34% 38.64% 24.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 98.28% 80.95% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 17
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% +91.62%
10th Percentile £314 £318 £300
90th Percentile £466 £488 £480
South London median daily rate £389 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.67% +1.35% +18.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 5
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £47.83 £49.19 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.76% +2.84% -2.22%
South London median hourly rate £43.92 £47.83 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.19% +151.74% -47.82%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 58 84 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 47.15% 47.73% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 22
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% - +48.81%
10th Percentile £320 £318 £300
90th Percentile £473 £488 £488
South London median daily rate £475 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +18.75% -2.44% +26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 5
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £47.83
South London median hourly rate £43.92 £47.67 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.87% +150.87% -60.28%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Kingston Upon Thames

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Kingston Upon Thames

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Kingston Upon Thames over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Kingston Upon Thames

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Kingston Upon Thames

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Kingston Upon Thames

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
New Malden +1 36 £365 - 3
Surbiton -1 11 £365 -19.11% 2
Chessington +2 4 £375 - 1
Windows
South London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for Windows.

1 31 (54.39%) C#
2 27 (47.37%) .NET
3 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
4 22 (38.60%) PowerShell
5 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 20 (35.09%) VMware
6 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 18 (31.58%) Client/Server
8 18 (31.58%) VB.NET
8 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 18 (31.58%) Web Services
8 18 (31.58%) SQL
8 18 (31.58%) T-SQL
9 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
12 13 (22.81%) Finance
12 13 (22.81%) WPF
12 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
12 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
13 12 (21.05%) Windows 10
13 12 (21.05%) PowerCLI
14 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (19.30%) Dell
14 11 (19.30%) VBScript
14 11 (19.30%) VB
15 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Software

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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 5 (8.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) DHCP
1 8 (14.04%) DNS
1 8 (14.04%) SNMP
2 5 (8.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) SMS
4 1 (1.75%) Skype
4 1 (1.75%) VoIP
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (8.77%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 19 (33.33%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) .NET Developer
2 18 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (28.07%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 16 (28.07%) VB.NET Developer
4 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (24.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (24.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Software Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) VB Developer
7 7 (12.28%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (7.02%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Specialist
9 3 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) .NET
2 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET
2 18 (31.58%) Web Services
3 13 (22.81%) WPF
4 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (10.53%) WinForms
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.02%) XML
7 3 (5.26%) CSS
7 3 (5.26%) HTML
7 3 (5.26%) WCF
8 2 (3.51%) Ajax
8 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (3.51%) jQuery
8 2 (3.51%) JSON
8 2 (3.51%) MFC
8 2 (3.51%) RESTful
8 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Client/Server
2 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (14.04%) Clustering
4 6 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (5.26%) RIA
6 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
3 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
4 12 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
2 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) High Availability
3 8 (14.04%) MVC
3 8 (14.04%) Network Load Balancing
4 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.77%) OO
5 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.02%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Migration
7 2 (3.51%) Scrum
7 2 (3.51%) TDD
8 1 (1.75%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) C#
2 22 (38.60%) PowerShell
3 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 18 (31.58%) VB.NET
4 11 (19.30%) VB
4 11 (19.30%) VBScript
5 10 (17.54%) VB6
6 8 (14.04%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.51%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (14.04%) vSphere
5 7 (12.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.75%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) PowerCLI
2 8 (14.04%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (14.04%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) VMware
2 11 (19.30%) Dell
3 8 (14.04%) Dell Compellent
3 8 (14.04%) EMC
3 8 (14.04%) Juniper
4 4 (7.02%) HP
4 4 (7.02%) McAfee
5 3 (5.26%) GFI Software
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix