The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 15.05% 23.19% 33.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 69.57% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 18
Median daily rate £150 £225 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £305 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 18
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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
18 46 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 19.35% 33.33% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 19
Median daily rate £150 £225 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £341 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 19
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Windows.

1 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
2 22 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (50.00%) ITIL
3 19 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
5 12 (31.58%) MCSE
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
6 11 (28.95%) MS Office
7 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
8 9 (23.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (15.79%) VMware
11 6 (15.79%) Citrix
11 6 (15.79%) Cisco
11 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
12 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
12 5 (13.16%) DNS
12 5 (13.16%) Apple
12 5 (13.16%) Application Packaging
12 5 (13.16%) SCCM
13 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
13 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (10.53%) Office 365
13 4 (10.53%) Retail
13 4 (10.53%) Asset Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) VoIP
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) VLAN
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MorphX
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
1 12 (31.58%) Desktop Support
2 9 (23.68%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Service Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) IT Support
9 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Desktop Technician
9 1 (2.63%) Environment Manager
9 1 (2.63%) SCCM Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.63%) CSS3
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) WF
2 1 (2.63%) WPF
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows 7
2 19 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.63%) Unix
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Application Packaging
3 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 4 (10.53%) ITSM
3 4 (10.53%) Service Management
4 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Data Management
6 1 (2.63%) Network Management
6 1 (2.63%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.63%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (2.63%) SDLC
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 12 (31.58%) MCSE
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.26%) MCP
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
6 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (76.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (7.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Apple
4 4 (10.53%) Symantec
5 3 (7.89%) Altiris
6 2 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Adobe
7 1 (2.63%) arcserve
7 1 (2.63%) Avaya
7 1 (2.63%) CA
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Nintex
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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