The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.60% 9.88% 7.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.83% 84.21% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 14
Median daily rate £165 £235 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% -37.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £498 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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 Luton region.

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.56% 11.73% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 15
Median daily rate £165 £236 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.15% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Luton region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Luton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 14 (33.33%) SLA
2 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (23.81%) ITIL
5 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 8 (19.05%) SQL
6 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 8 (19.05%) SCCM
6 8 (19.05%) High Availability
7 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 7 (16.67%) Migration
7 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (16.67%) Linux
7 7 (16.67%) DNS
8 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (14.29%) Change Management
8 6 (14.29%) LAN
8 6 (14.29%) WAN
8 6 (14.29%) Unix
8 6 (14.29%) .NET
8 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 6 (14.29%) Service Design
9 5 (11.90%) IaaS
9 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
9 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.90%) Apple
9 5 (11.90%) NHS
9 5 (11.90%) Service Management
10 4 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) IaaS
3 4 (9.52%) Office 365
4 3 (7.14%) SaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) LAN
2 6 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) Skype
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Subject Matter Expert
3 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) AWS Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Developer
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support
6 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) NHS
2 3 (7.14%) iPhone
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 6 (14.29%) Unix
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.76%) Android
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 8 (19.05%) High Availability
4 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (14.29%) Change Management
5 6 (14.29%) Service Design
6 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
6 5 (11.90%) Service Management
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.76%) SOA
9 2 (4.76%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.76%) Software Delivery
9 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) HND
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) VCP5
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) NFS
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
2 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Apple
3 3 (7.14%) Avaya
3 3 (7.14%) Citrix
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) hybris
4 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Veeam
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