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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 1 3
Contract jobs citing Windows 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Letchworth - 100.00% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
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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 Letchworth region.

Operating Systems Category
Letchworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Letchworth - 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) MySQL
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Server Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix