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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.00% 23.89% 23.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.71% 84.38% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 9
Median daily rate £108 £335 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.91% +48.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £289 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £427 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 13
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
35 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 35.00% 28.32% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 12
Median daily rate £300 £335 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +48.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £230 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 16
Median hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +58.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 23 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
2 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (28.57%) MS Office
4 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
5 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) MCSE
6 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (20.00%) Finance
6 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (17.14%) VMware
8 5 (14.29%) Retail
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
9 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (11.43%) Banking
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
9 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
10 3 (8.57%) SCCM
10 3 (8.57%) Apple
10 3 (8.57%) Symantec
11 2 (5.71%) DNS
11 2 (5.71%) VoIP
11 2 (5.71%) MCP
11 2 (5.71%) Project Management
11 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (5.71%) Service Management

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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) NAS
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) VLAN
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Service Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Rollout Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Rollout Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Support
8 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
2 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
2 2 (5.71%) ITSM
2 2 (5.71%) Project Management
2 2 (5.71%) Service Management
2 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.86%) Code Coverage
3 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.86%) Data Security
3 1 (2.86%) DevOps
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) C#
1 1 (2.86%) C++
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) MCSE
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Apple
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec
4 2 (5.71%) Altiris
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) Virgin Media