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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 43 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.71% 26.45% 29.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.56% 91.43% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.74% +55.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £204 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £365 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 6
Average hourly rate £12.20 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £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
45 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 32.14% 28.93% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 8
Average daily rate £125 £235 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +49.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 42 (44.68%) Windows 7
2 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 36 (38.30%) MS Office
4 29 (30.85%) ITIL
5 24 (25.53%) Citrix
6 22 (23.40%) Active Directory
7 21 (22.34%) Finance
8 20 (21.28%) SQL
8 20 (21.28%) Cisco
9 17 (18.09%) Symantec
10 16 (17.02%) C#
10 16 (17.02%) .NET
11 15 (15.96%) Service Delivery
11 15 (15.96%) MVC
11 15 (15.96%) Oracle
11 15 (15.96%) HTML
11 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
11 15 (15.96%) Visual Studio
11 15 (15.96%) OO
11 15 (15.96%) IBM Notes
11 15 (15.96%) XHTML
11 15 (15.96%) OOD
11 15 (15.96%) CSS
11 15 (15.96%) Adobe
11 15 (15.96%) Lotus
11 15 (15.96%) .NET Framework
11 15 (15.96%) WCF
11 15 (15.96%) jQuery
11 15 (15.96%) Multithreading
11 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 15 (15.96%) IBM Notes
2 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.45%) Lync
4 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (38.30%) MS Office
2 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.64%) WAN
3 7 (7.45%) LAN
4 4 (4.26%) DNS
5 3 (3.19%) VPN
6 2 (2.13%) SAN
6 2 (2.13%) Firewall
6 2 (2.13%) Wireless
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.06%) Internet
7 1 (1.06%) ATM
7 1 (1.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.06%) MSI
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (35.11%) Analyst
2 21 (22.34%) Support Analyst
3 18 (19.15%) 1st Line Support
4 17 (18.09%) Service Analyst
4 17 (18.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (17.02%) Developer
6 15 (15.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (13.83%) Support Engineer
8 12 (12.77%) .NET Developer
9 11 (11.70%) C# Developer
9 11 (11.70%) Desktop Support
9 11 (11.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 8 (8.51%) Help Desk Analyst
11 7 (7.45%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
12 6 (6.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 6 (6.38%) Field Engineer
13 5 (5.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 5 (5.32%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.02%) .NET
2 15 (15.96%) CSS
2 15 (15.96%) XHTML
2 15 (15.96%) .NET Framework
2 15 (15.96%) WCF
2 15 (15.96%) jQuery
2 15 (15.96%) HTML
3 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.19%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.06%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.32%) iPhone
3 5 (5.32%) iPad
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) FMCG
6 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (44.68%) Windows 7
2 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (12.77%) Windows XP
4 8 (8.51%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) ITIL
2 15 (15.96%) OO
2 15 (15.96%) OOD
2 15 (15.96%) Service Delivery
2 15 (15.96%) MVC
2 15 (15.96%) Multithreading
3 14 (14.89%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.57%) Migration
5 8 (8.51%) Scrum
5 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.51%) TDD
6 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.32%) SOA
8 3 (3.19%) Project Management
9 2 (2.13%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.13%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.13%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.13%) CAD
9 2 (2.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) SQL
2 16 (17.02%) C#
3 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.19%) VB
5 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) MCP
2 7 (7.45%) Degree
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.19%) MCTS
4 3 (3.19%) MCSE
5 2 (2.13%) CCNA
5 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.13%) MCITP
5 2 (2.13%) VCP4
5 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.06%) PMP
6 1 (1.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.26%) XenApp
3 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.53%) Citrix
3 20 (21.28%) Cisco
4 17 (18.09%) Symantec
5 15 (15.96%) Lotus
5 15 (15.96%) Adobe
5 15 (15.96%) Oracle
6 14 (14.89%) McAfee
7 13 (13.83%) VMware
8 6 (6.38%) HP
9 4 (4.26%) Sophos
9 4 (4.26%) Avaya
10 3 (3.19%) NetApp
11 2 (2.13%) MobileIron
11 2 (2.13%) Altiris
11 2 (2.13%) Google
11 2 (2.13%) Mapinfo
11 2 (2.13%) Wyse
11 2 (2.13%) Remedy
11 2 (2.13%) EMC
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
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