The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Bedfordshire / Dunstable
Rank 3 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 20.00% 50.00% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £365 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 20.00% 50.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £365 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dunstable region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Dunstable

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Dunstable

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Dunstable region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Deskside Support
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) WAN Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) People Management
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
1 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco