The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 58 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 34.94% 22.31% 24.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 87.88% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 10
Average daily rate
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£313 £235 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.97% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £165 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £318 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
Windows
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
58 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 34.94% 25.38% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 10
Average daily rate £163 £235 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £179 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 10
Average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 39 (43.82%) Windows 7
2 33 (37.08%) Microsoft
3 31 (34.83%) MS Office
4 25 (28.09%) ITIL
5 23 (25.84%) Finance
6 21 (23.60%) Citrix
7 20 (22.47%) SQL
8 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
9 17 (19.10%) Cisco
10 16 (17.98%) Symantec
10 16 (17.98%) C#
10 16 (17.98%) .NET
11 15 (16.85%) .NET Framework
11 15 (16.85%) MVC
11 15 (16.85%) Oracle
11 15 (16.85%) HTML
11 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
11 15 (16.85%) Visual Studio
11 15 (16.85%) OO
11 15 (16.85%) XHTML
11 15 (16.85%) OOD
11 15 (16.85%) CSS
11 15 (16.85%) WCF
11 15 (16.85%) jQuery
11 15 (16.85%) Multithreading
12 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (14.61%) McAfee
13 12 (13.48%) Service Delivery
13 12 (13.48%) Adobe
13 12 (13.48%) Lotus

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 12 (13.48%) IBM Notes
2 9 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.87%) Lync
4 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (34.83%) MS Office
2 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) WAN
2 9 (10.11%) LAN
2 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.62%) DNS
4 3 (3.37%) SAN
5 2 (2.25%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.25%) Firewall
5 2 (2.25%) Wireless
5 2 (2.25%) VoIP
6 1 (1.12%) Internet
6 1 (1.12%) ATM
6 1 (1.12%) DHCP
6 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.12%) MSI
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Analyst
2 19 (21.35%) Support Analyst
3 16 (17.98%) Developer
3 16 (17.98%) 1st Line Support
3 16 (17.98%) Service Analyst
3 16 (17.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (13.48%) Support Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) .NET Developer
6 11 (12.36%) C# Developer
7 10 (11.24%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) Desktop Support
9 7 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.74%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Field Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (5.62%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (4.49%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) .NET
2 15 (16.85%) .NET Framework
2 15 (16.85%) HTML
2 15 (16.85%) XHTML
2 15 (16.85%) CSS
2 15 (16.85%) WCF
2 15 (16.85%) jQuery
3 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.37%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.12%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.49%) FMCG
2 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) iPhone
4 2 (2.25%) iPad
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.82%) Windows 7
2 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (13.48%) Windows XP
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.49%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) ITIL
2 15 (16.85%) MVC
2 15 (16.85%) OO
2 15 (16.85%) OOD
2 15 (16.85%) Multithreading
3 12 (13.48%) Service Delivery
4 11 (12.36%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.11%) Migration
6 8 (8.99%) Scrum
6 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.99%) TDD
7 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.62%) SOA
9 3 (3.37%) Project Management
10 2 (2.25%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (2.25%) Change Control
10 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.25%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) SQL
2 16 (17.98%) C#
3 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) VB
5 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.12%) VB6
5 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) MCP
2 7 (7.87%) Degree
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.37%) MCTS
5 2 (2.25%) MCITP
5 2 (2.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.12%) PMP
6 1 (1.12%) MCSA
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) SCCM
2 2 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.60%) Citrix
3 17 (19.10%) Cisco
4 16 (17.98%) Symantec
5 15 (16.85%) Oracle
6 13 (14.61%) McAfee
7 12 (13.48%) Adobe
7 12 (13.48%) Lotus
8 11 (12.36%) VMware
9 6 (6.74%) HP
10 4 (4.49%) Avaya
11 3 (3.37%) NetApp
12 2 (2.25%) Wall Street Systems
12 2 (2.25%) Altiris
12 2 (2.25%) Cognos
12 2 (2.25%) Sophos
12 2 (2.25%) EMC
13 1 (1.12%) Dell
13 1 (1.12%) Sun
13 1 (1.12%) IBM
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