The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Peterborough region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 46 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 29.87% 7.81% 29.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.46% 83.33% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 11
Average daily rate £233 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £96 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £120 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 12
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 33.77% 9.38% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 14
Average daily rate £229 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.62% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £90 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £152 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Cambridgeshire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 34 (46.58%) ITIL
1 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 32 (43.84%) HP
2 32 (43.84%) Cisco
2 32 (43.84%) Windows 7
3 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
6 23 (31.51%) SQL Server
6 23 (31.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (31.51%) Hyper-V
7 20 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (27.40%) MS Office
7 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
7 20 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (26.03%) Migration
9 17 (23.29%) Firewall
10 16 (21.92%) Citrix
11 14 (19.18%) Wireless
12 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
12 12 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (13.70%) Windows XP
14 9 (12.33%) LAN
14 9 (12.33%) WAN
14 9 (12.33%) VMware
15 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
15 8 (10.96%) IBM Notes
15 8 (10.96%) Adobe
15 8 (10.96%) Lotus
15 8 (10.96%) Symantec

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
2 20 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2003
2 20 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.96%) IBM Notes
4 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.11%) Lync
6 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.74%) JOnAS
7 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (27.40%) MS Office
2 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) Firewall
2 14 (19.18%) Wireless
3 12 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (12.33%) LAN
4 9 (12.33%) WAN
5 6 (8.22%) SAN
6 4 (5.48%) DHCP
6 4 (5.48%) DNS
7 3 (4.11%) NAS
8 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.74%) Intranet
8 2 (2.74%) Internet
9 1 (1.37%) Network Security
9 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) SQL Server
1 23 (31.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.37%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) MSI
2 1 (1.37%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.37%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.37%) NUnit
2 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) MSTest
2 1 (1.37%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Billing
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Analyst
2 16 (21.92%) Service Analyst
2 16 (21.92%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (9.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support
9 4 (5.48%) Developer
9 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Administrator
10 3 (4.11%) Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) HTML
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
1 4 (5.48%) CSS
2 3 (4.11%) XHTML
2 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.11%) WCF
2 3 (4.11%) jQuery
3 1 (1.37%) RESTful
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.37%) HTML5
3 1 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.37%) CSS3
3 1 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.37%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.37%) Web Services
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
1 3 (4.11%) Clustering
1 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.37%) Replication
3 1 (1.37%) PDA
3 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.84%) Windows 7
2 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (13.70%) Windows XP
5 7 (9.59%) Mac OS X
6 5 (6.85%) Linux
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.11%) UNIX
8 1 (1.37%) CentOS
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) ITIL
2 19 (26.03%) Migration
3 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.48%) Unit Testing
5 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.48%) Change Control
5 4 (5.48%) MVC
6 3 (4.11%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.11%) Network Management
6 3 (4.11%) Multithreading
6 3 (4.11%) Time Management
6 3 (4.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.11%) OOD
6 3 (4.11%) OO
7 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.37%) Project Management
8 1 (1.37%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.37%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.37%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) C#
3 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) MCP
2 3 (4.11%) MCSE
2 3 (4.11%) MCSA
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) PMP
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.51%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.22%) XenApp
4 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Cisco
1 32 (43.84%) HP
2 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.92%) Citrix
4 9 (12.33%) VMware
5 8 (10.96%) Adobe
5 8 (10.96%) Lotus
5 8 (10.96%) Symantec
5 8 (10.96%) McAfee
6 4 (5.48%) Mercator
6 4 (5.48%) Altiris
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle
7 3 (4.11%) CA
7 3 (4.11%) IBM
7 3 (4.11%) Dell
8 2 (2.74%) NetApp
8 2 (2.74%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.74%) Exinda
9 1 (1.37%) Sage
9 1 (1.37%) Avaya
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