The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Huntingdon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huntingdon 18.75% 23.08% 45.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £216 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.92% -31.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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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 Huntingdon region.

Operating Systems Category
Huntingdon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huntingdon 43.75% 23.08% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Average daily rate £325 £284 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £148 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £284 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Huntingdon

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Huntingdon

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Huntingdon

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Huntingdon

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Huntingdon

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Huntingdon

Windows
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Huntingdon

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Huntingdon 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Huntingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Huntingdon 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 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix