Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
Hillingdon > Uxbridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 4 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 42 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 32.06% 16.67% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.19% 52.78% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 9
Uxbridge median daily rate £70 £190 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.16% -10.59% -34.62%
10th Percentile £65 £113 £120
90th Percentile £368 £426 £352
Hillingdon median daily rate £70 £190 £310
% change year-on-year -63.16% -38.71% +21.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Uxbridge median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% - -
Hillingdon median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

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 Uxbridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Uxbridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 59 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 45.04% 31.58% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 24
Uxbridge median daily rate £135 £334 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.55% +27.14% -13.93%
10th Percentile £65 £114 £116
90th Percentile £411 £488 £400
Hillingdon median daily rate £270 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -22.86% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Uxbridge median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% -9.68% +10.40%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.00 £14.75
90th Percentile £11.50 £15.00 £16.25
Hillingdon median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% -9.68% +10.40%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Uxbridge over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for Windows.

1 22 (52.38%) ITIL
2 20 (47.62%) Apple
2 20 (47.62%) Retail
3 18 (42.86%) ITSM
3 18 (42.86%) Remedy
3 18 (42.86%) BMC
3 18 (42.86%) CA
3 18 (42.86%) Peregrine
3 18 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
3 18 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (42.86%) ServiceCenter
3 18 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 18 (42.86%) Chat Support
4 12 (28.57%) VMware
5 9 (21.43%) Linux
5 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
10 4 (9.52%) French Language
10 4 (9.52%) Unix
10 4 (9.52%) HP
10 4 (9.52%) Dell
10 4 (9.52%) Scrum
10 4 (9.52%) Finance
10 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.14%) Legal

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Skype
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (47.62%) Retail
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) French Language
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Service Desk Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (9.52%) ICT Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) IT Support
4 3 (7.14%) Release Manager
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.76%) EPoS Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) EPoS
3 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
1 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) ITIL
2 18 (42.86%) Chat Support
2 18 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 18 (42.86%) ITSM
2 18 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) Scrum
4 3 (7.14%) High Availability
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Release Management
4 3 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (2.38%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.38%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) MBA
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Apple
2 18 (42.86%) BMC
2 18 (42.86%) CA
2 18 (42.86%) Peregrine
2 18 (42.86%) Remedy
3 12 (28.57%) VMware
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.52%) Dell
5 4 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus