The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 14 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.19% 7.58% 25.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.21% 65.22% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 13
Average daily rate
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£235 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £137 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £15.10
% change year-on-year
-2.41% +2.64%
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
19 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.10% 11.62% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 14
Average daily rate £236 £278 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% -15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 20 (47.62%) IIS
4 16 (38.10%) DNS
4 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
5 15 (35.71%) DHCP
6 14 (33.33%) SCOM
7 13 (30.95%) FTP
8 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (26.19%) SCCM
9 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
9 10 (23.81%) VMware
10 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
11 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 7 (16.67%) SLA
11 7 (16.67%) Linux
12 6 (14.29%) Web Services
12 6 (14.29%) .NET
12 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (11.90%) Migration
13 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.90%) ITIL
13 5 (11.90%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (11.90%) DevOps
14 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (9.52%) Internet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 20 (47.62%) IIS
2 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.90%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.76%) Confluence
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) TeleForm
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) DNS
2 15 (35.71%) DHCP
3 13 (30.95%) FTP
4 4 (9.52%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) ADSL
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) TestLink
2 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (7.14%) Retail
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
1 3 (7.14%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Web Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) DTV
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.38%) CMDB
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) DevOps
3 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Database Security
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) MVC
5 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CCA
1 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) SCOM
2 11 (26.19%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Akamai
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Finjan
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.38%) Mitel
6 1 (2.38%) KANA
6 1 (2.38%) JDA
6 1 (2.38%) Lotus
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Metastorm
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.38%) hybris
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 19 days ago