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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 22 4
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18  
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 8.00% 3.35% 13.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 23.08% 65.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Median daily rate £468 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.86% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £348 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £494 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12 26 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 12.00% 14.53% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 11
Median daily rate £460 £378 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.85% +20.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £340 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £459 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £45.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +226.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) Clustering
6 3 (15.00%) WinForms

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SSAS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) JSON
3 3 (15.00%) WinForms
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (5.00%) PlayStation
3 1 (5.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) OOP
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
2 3 (15.00%) OO
2 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) UniBasic
5 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) PHP 5
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (5.00%) Gluster
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Redback
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) AppSense
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (5.00%) TOWER Software
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