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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 28 44 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.29% 29.93% 9.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 84.62% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% +111.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £134 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £400 £120
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 1
Average hourly rate £12.20 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
42 52 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.43% 35.37% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 5
Average daily rate £225 £233 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +144.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £135 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £120
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 1
Average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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
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 27 April 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 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
2 36 (43.37%) Windows 7
3 32 (38.55%) MS Office
4 29 (34.94%) ITIL
5 28 (33.73%) Citrix
6 21 (25.30%) Cisco
6 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
7 17 (20.48%) Finance
8 16 (19.28%) IBM Notes
8 16 (19.28%) Lotus
8 16 (19.28%) Symantec
9 15 (18.07%) XHTML
9 15 (18.07%) MCP
9 15 (18.07%) CSS
9 15 (18.07%) OO
9 15 (18.07%) Visual Studio
9 15 (18.07%) .NET
9 15 (18.07%) Oracle
9 15 (18.07%) C#
9 15 (18.07%) HTML
9 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
9 15 (18.07%) SQL
9 15 (18.07%) Adobe
9 15 (18.07%) OOD
9 15 (18.07%) Service Delivery
9 15 (18.07%) MVC
9 15 (18.07%) Incident Management
9 15 (18.07%) .NET Framework
9 15 (18.07%) WCF
9 15 (18.07%) jQuery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (19.28%) IBM Notes
2 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.02%) Lync
4 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 32 (38.55%) MS Office
2 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) WAN
2 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.02%) Firewall
3 5 (6.02%) Wireless
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.61%) VPN
4 3 (3.61%) DNS
4 3 (3.61%) LAN
5 2 (2.41%) Internet
5 2 (2.41%) SAN
5 2 (2.41%) WebEx
6 1 (1.20%) Intranet
6 1 (1.20%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (46.99%) Analyst
2 24 (28.92%) Support Analyst
3 20 (24.10%) 1st Line Support
4 19 (22.89%) Service Analyst
4 19 (22.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (18.07%) Developer
6 14 (16.87%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 11 (13.25%) .NET Developer
7 11 (13.25%) C# Developer
8 10 (12.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (10.84%) Desktop Support
10 8 (9.64%) Help Desk Analyst
11 7 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (7.23%) Help Desk Support
12 6 (7.23%) Field Engineer
12 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
13 5 (6.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 5 (6.02%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 5 (6.02%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.07%) HTML
1 15 (18.07%) .NET
1 15 (18.07%) CSS
1 15 (18.07%) XHTML
1 15 (18.07%) .NET Framework
1 15 (18.07%) WCF
1 15 (18.07%) jQuery
2 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.61%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.43%) iPhone
2 7 (8.43%) iPad
3 5 (6.02%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) EPoS
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) FMCG
6 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.37%) Windows 7
2 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
4 9 (10.84%) Windows XP
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.41%) Android
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.41%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) OO
2 15 (18.07%) OOD
2 15 (18.07%) Service Delivery
2 15 (18.07%) MVC
2 15 (18.07%) Incident Management
2 15 (18.07%) Multithreading
3 8 (9.64%) Scrum
3 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.64%) TDD
4 7 (8.43%) Migration
4 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
5 5 (6.02%) SOA
6 4 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.82%) Change Control
7 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.41%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.41%) CAD
8 2 (2.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) C#
1 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
1 15 (18.07%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) VB
2 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) MCP
2 5 (6.02%) Degree
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.41%) MCSE
4 2 (2.41%) CCNA
4 2 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MCTS
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.02%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.41%) XenApp
4 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) ARCserve
1 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.41%) DameWare
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
1 2 (2.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (46.99%) Microsoft
2 28 (33.73%) Citrix
3 21 (25.30%) Cisco
4 16 (19.28%) Lotus
4 16 (19.28%) Symantec
5 15 (18.07%) Oracle
5 15 (18.07%) Adobe
6 14 (16.87%) McAfee
7 10 (12.05%) VMware
8 6 (7.23%) HP
9 3 (3.61%) Sophos
9 3 (3.61%) Altiris
10 2 (2.41%) Google
10 2 (2.41%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.41%) Remedy
10 2 (2.41%) Mapinfo
10 2 (2.41%) BMC
10 2 (2.41%) CA
10 2 (2.41%) Wyse
10 2 (2.41%) MobileIron
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