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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.68% 34.62% 26.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.00% 98.18% 89.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 17
Average daily rate £238 £166 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -29.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £100 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 9
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.90 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £21.30 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.31% -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
30 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 34.09% 35.26% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 19
Average daily rate £238 £110 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.90% -53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £100 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 32 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (45.00%) ITIL
4 20 (33.33%) MS Office
4 20 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 16 (26.67%) Citrix
6 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
8 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
9 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 11 (18.33%) MCSE
10 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (18.33%) Windows 8
11 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 10 (16.67%) Cisco
11 10 (16.67%) Blackberry
11 10 (16.67%) VMware
12 9 (15.00%) Finance
12 9 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (15.00%) LAN
13 8 (13.33%) WAN
13 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
14 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
15 6 (10.00%) SQL
15 6 (10.00%) Adobe
16 5 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (8.33%) Symantec

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 5 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.67%) Documentum
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Office
2 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) LAN
2 8 (13.33%) WAN
3 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) VoIP
4 3 (5.00%) Firewall
5 2 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) SAN
5 2 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (1.67%) FTP
6 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) FileMaker
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MorphX
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Analyst
2 20 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 19 (31.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (21.67%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support
5 7 (11.67%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.33%) DBA
9 2 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Server Support
9 2 (3.33%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.33%) CSS
1 2 (3.33%) HTML
1 2 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.67%) CSS3
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) WF
2 1 (1.67%) WPF
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.67%) iPad
3 4 (6.67%) iPhone
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.67%) Handset
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) PMI
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 20 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
5 11 (18.33%) Windows 8
6 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.33%) Linux
8 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.67%) Unix
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (5.00%) Change Control
4 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.00%) ITSM
4 3 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (3.33%) ETL
5 2 (3.33%) Migration
5 2 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.67%) CRM
6 1 (1.67%) ERP
6 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) MCSE
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.67%) MCP
6 3 (5.00%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.67%) ISEB
8 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
1 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.67%) Citrix
3 10 (16.67%) Cisco
3 10 (16.67%) VMware
4 6 (10.00%) Adobe
5 5 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 5 (8.33%) Lotus
5 5 (8.33%) Symantec
6 4 (6.67%) Apple
6 4 (6.67%) Avaya
7 3 (5.00%) HP
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (1.67%) arcserve
8 1 (1.67%) BMC
8 1 (1.67%) CA
8 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.67%) Nintex
8 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £ Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago