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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 49 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 26.34% 12.12% 23.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.48% 74.07% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.84% -60.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £115 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £190 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £14.10 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 31.18% 16.36% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 14
Average daily rate £158 £165 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -59.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £120 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014, 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 37 (48.68%) Windows 7
2 24 (31.58%) MS Office
3 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
4 21 (27.63%) ITIL
5 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (21.05%) Finance
8 15 (19.74%) Cisco
8 15 (19.74%) SQL
8 15 (19.74%) Windows XP
9 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
9 14 (18.42%) WAN
9 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (17.11%) LAN
10 13 (17.11%) Citrix
11 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
12 10 (13.16%) VMware
13 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
13 9 (11.84%) Lync
13 9 (11.84%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (10.53%) Migration
14 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 8 (10.53%) C#
14 8 (10.53%) .NET
14 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
14 8 (10.53%) IBM Notes
14 8 (10.53%) Lotus
14 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (10.53%) Symantec

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
1 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (11.84%) Lync
3 8 (10.53%) IBM Notes
4 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (31.58%) MS Office
2 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) WAN
2 13 (17.11%) LAN
3 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.58%) SAN
5 4 (5.26%) Wireless
5 4 (5.26%) Firewall
5 4 (5.26%) VoIP
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.63%) DNS
8 1 (1.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Service Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (14.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (10.53%) Developer
6 6 (7.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Support
6 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.58%) Field Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) IT Support
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) CSS
2 7 (9.21%) HTML
2 7 (9.21%) XHTML
2 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
2 7 (9.21%) WCF
2 7 (9.21%) jQuery
3 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.26%) FMCG
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) GIS
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Windows 7
2 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (19.74%) Windows XP
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.58%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.32%) VMS
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.53%) Migration
4 7 (9.21%) OO
4 7 (9.21%) OOD
4 7 (9.21%) MVC
4 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
5 4 (5.26%) Scrum
5 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.26%) TDD
6 3 (3.95%) SOA
6 3 (3.95%) Project Management
6 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.95%) Change Control
6 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (1.32%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) C#
3 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.95%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.32%) VB6
5 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) MCP
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) MCITP
4 2 (2.63%) MCTS
4 2 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (1.32%) MCSA
5 1 (1.32%) PMP
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.32%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.74%) Cisco
3 13 (17.11%) Citrix
4 10 (13.16%) VMware
5 8 (10.53%) Lotus
5 8 (10.53%) Symantec
6 7 (9.21%) McAfee
6 7 (9.21%) Avaya
6 7 (9.21%) HP
6 7 (9.21%) Adobe
6 7 (9.21%) Oracle
7 3 (3.95%) NetApp
8 2 (2.63%) Polycom
8 2 (2.63%) Wall Street Systems
8 2 (2.63%) EMC
8 2 (2.63%) Cognos
9 1 (1.32%) CA
9 1 (1.32%) Juniper
9 1 (1.32%) Dell
9 1 (1.32%) IBM
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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