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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 37 41 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 27.01% 30.37% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.10% 95.35% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 2
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£163 £235 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +95.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 3
Average hourly rate £12.20 £11.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +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 43 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.66% 31.85% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 2
Average daily rate £104 £235 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.74% +95.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 39 (43.33%) Windows 7
3 38 (42.22%) MS Office
4 30 (33.33%) ITIL
5 29 (32.22%) Citrix
6 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
7 21 (23.33%) Finance
8 19 (21.11%) Cisco
9 18 (20.00%) Symantec
10 17 (18.89%) Lotus
10 17 (18.89%) IBM Notes
10 17 (18.89%) SQL
11 16 (17.78%) C#
11 16 (17.78%) .NET
11 16 (17.78%) Adobe
11 16 (17.78%) Service Delivery
12 15 (16.67%) MVC
12 15 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 15 (16.67%) WCF
12 15 (16.67%) McAfee
12 15 (16.67%) XHTML
12 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 15 (16.67%) OOD
12 15 (16.67%) Oracle
12 15 (16.67%) HTML
12 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 15 (16.67%) CSS
12 15 (16.67%) OO
12 15 (16.67%) MCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (18.89%) IBM Notes
2 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.78%) Lync
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (42.22%) MS Office
2 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.11%) WAN
3 6 (6.67%) LAN
4 4 (4.44%) DNS
5 3 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (2.22%) Firewall
6 2 (2.22%) Wireless
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.11%) Internet
7 1 (1.11%) ATM
7 1 (1.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.11%) MSI
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Analyst
2 25 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 19 (21.11%) 1st Line Support
4 18 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 18 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (17.78%) Developer
6 13 (14.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (14.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 12 (13.33%) .NET Developer
8 11 (12.22%) C# Developer
8 11 (12.22%) Desktop Support
9 9 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
9 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
10 7 (7.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) Field Engineer
11 6 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
11 6 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
12 5 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) .NET
2 15 (16.67%) CSS
2 15 (16.67%) XHTML
2 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 15 (16.67%) WCF
2 15 (16.67%) jQuery
2 15 (16.67%) HTML
3 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.78%) iPhone
3 7 (7.78%) iPad
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) FMCG
6 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.33%) Windows 7
2 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (12.22%) Windows XP
4 9 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.11%) Android
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.11%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) ITIL
2 16 (17.78%) Service Delivery
3 15 (16.67%) MVC
3 15 (16.67%) OO
3 15 (16.67%) OOD
3 15 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 15 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 9 (10.00%) Migration
5 8 (8.89%) Scrum
5 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.89%) TDD
6 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.56%) SOA
8 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.22%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.22%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.22%) CAD
9 2 (2.22%) Project Management
9 2 (2.22%) Change Management
9 2 (2.22%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) SQL
2 16 (17.78%) C#
3 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (16.67%) MCP
2 8 (8.89%) Degree
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.33%) MCTS
4 3 (3.33%) MCSE
5 2 (2.22%) CCNA
5 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.22%) MCITP
5 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.33%) XenApp
4 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.22%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.11%) DameWare
3 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.22%) Citrix
3 19 (21.11%) Cisco
4 18 (20.00%) Symantec
5 17 (18.89%) Lotus
6 16 (17.78%) Adobe
7 15 (16.67%) Oracle
7 15 (16.67%) McAfee
8 13 (14.44%) VMware
9 4 (4.44%) Sophos
9 4 (4.44%) HP
9 4 (4.44%) Avaya
10 2 (2.22%) Mapinfo
10 2 (2.22%) Wyse
10 2 (2.22%) Remedy
10 2 (2.22%) Altiris
10 2 (2.22%) Google
10 2 (2.22%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.11%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.11%) Polycom
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