The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Borehamwood region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Borehamwood 25.00% 16.67% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£190 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.70 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+8.27% -8.44%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Borehamwood region.

Operating Systems Category
Borehamwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Borehamwood 25.00% 16.67% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £190 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Borehamwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Borehamwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Borehamwood region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Borehamwood

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Borehamwood

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Borehamwood

Windows
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Borehamwood

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Borehamwood region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Mercator
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Borehamwood by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Borehamwood region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Mercator
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix