Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 24 November 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.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 4.23% 8.22% 8.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 49.15% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 24
Middlesex median daily rate £460 £355 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.58% -13.94% +55.37%
10th Percentile £272 £313 £320
90th Percentile £586 £503 £450
South East median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Middlesex median hourly rate - £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +196.30% -61.43%
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% +16.67%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 33 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 12.69% 16.71% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 29
Middlesex median daily rate £480 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.18% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £307 £325 £315
90th Percentile £511 £488 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Middlesex median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesex.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Middlesex

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Middlesex

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Middlesex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Middlesex

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
5 3 (27.27%) Ansible
6 2 (18.18%) Docker
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) OpenShift
6 2 (18.18%) IaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (18.18%) Gluster
6 2 (18.18%) Node.js
6 2 (18.18%) High Availability
6 2 (18.18%) Splunk
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) PaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) Confluence

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) OpenShift
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps
1 2 (18.18%) High Availability
1 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Presales
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) Gluster
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 2 (18.18%) TOWER Software
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp