The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 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 30 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.

Microsoft Windows
London / Uxbridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 14 6
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 12.73% 4.17% 17.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 42.86% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £320
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £14.85
% change year-on-year -5.72% +3.56%  

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 Uxbridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Uxbridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 7 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 18.18% 9.72% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £300 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Uxbridge 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 Uxbridge

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Uxbridge

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 30 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for Windows.

1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Legal
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (23.08%) MCSE
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) Unix
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) CA
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (23.08%) Replication
8 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (23.08%) Time Management
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Field Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (23.08%) Server Building
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCITP
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Snow
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £11 to £12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago