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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.14% 29.51% 27.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 92.31% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 34
Median daily rate £110 £174 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.78% -22.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £16.00 £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
28 39 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.29% 31.97% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 35
Median daily rate £290 £235 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% +49.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 13
Median hourly rate £26.88 £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.31% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 13 (43.33%) ITIL
1 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) MS Office
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) IIS
5 4 (13.33%) HTML
5 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (13.33%) Finance
5 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (10.00%) Banking
6 3 (10.00%) Retail
6 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (10.00%) VoIP
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.67%) Avaya
7 2 (6.67%) Lotus
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
7 2 (6.67%) MCSE
7 2 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (6.67%) C#

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 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) VoIP
1 3 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Dutch Language
3 2 (6.67%) German Language
3 2 (6.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Rollout Manager
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Code Coverage
4 1 (3.33%) Data Security
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.33%) ITSM
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) OCA
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Avaya
3 2 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) Virgin Media