The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Letchworth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Letchworth 83.33% 20.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.13 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Windows
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Letchworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Letchworth 83.33% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.75 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Letchworth

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Letchworth

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Letchworth

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Letchworth

Windows
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Letchworth 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 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) DBS Check
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Server Building
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Letchworth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) IT Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) IT Support
1 5 (62.50%) IT Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft