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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 3.23% 13.51% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 83.33% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £415 £388 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +22.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.86 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
Windows
Bedfordshire

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
1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 3.23% 16.22% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £415 £259 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.38% -36.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.86 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Manager
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin