The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 50.00% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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
4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) MetaFrame
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) Lync
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Server Support
2 2 (40.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (80.00%) MetaFrame
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
1 4 (80.00%) VMware