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 5 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
5 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 12 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 13.64% 22.22% 28.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.31% 65.12% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 18
Median daily rate £150 £165 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% -27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £104 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £225 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.40 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -1.61%
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
13 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.77% 34.13% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 20
Median daily rate £150 £225 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £104 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £338 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 15
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £26.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 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 5 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 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 20 (51.28%) Windows 7
3 18 (46.15%) ITIL
3 18 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
7 11 (28.21%) MS Office
8 10 (25.64%) MCSE
8 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
8 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
10 8 (20.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (17.95%) Cisco
11 7 (17.95%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (17.95%) Citrix
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (15.38%) LAN
12 6 (15.38%) VMware
13 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
13 5 (12.82%) WAN
13 5 (12.82%) DNS
13 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
13 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
14 4 (10.26%) Office 365
14 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
14 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business

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 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) Apache
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Office
2 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) LAN
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) VoIP
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
5 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) FileMaker
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MorphX
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 8 (20.51%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (17.95%) Service Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.56%) CSS3
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) WF
2 1 (2.56%) WPF
2 1 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) HP Storage
3 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.56%) EPoS
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows 7
2 18 (46.15%) Windows XP
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.56%) Unix
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 3 (7.69%) Change Control
3 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.69%) ITSM
3 3 (7.69%) Service Management
4 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Network Management
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.56%) SDLC
5 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) MCSE
3 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.95%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.13%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) ISEB
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.56%) PMP
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Symantec
5 3 (7.69%) Altiris
5 3 (7.69%) Apple
5 3 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.56%) Adobe
7 1 (2.56%) arcserve
7 1 (2.56%) CA
7 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.56%) Lotus
7 1 (2.56%) Nintex
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago