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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 16 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.49% 32.58% 30.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 90.63% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 18
Median daily rate £145 £238 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.94% -24.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 18
Median hourly rate £15.50 £10.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £9.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £18.30 £21.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
15 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 16.85% 35.96% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 18
Median daily rate £291 £238 £144
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.63% +65.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £174 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £288 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
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 22 February 2017, 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 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) IIS
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
7 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.53%) Dutch Language
7 2 (10.53%) German Language
7 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) VoIP
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
7 2 (10.53%) Internet
7 2 (10.53%) Avaya
7 2 (10.53%) Lotus
7 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
7 2 (10.53%) Skype

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 (21.05%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) Skype
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Dutch Language
1 2 (10.53%) German Language
1 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Junior
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Junior SQL Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) OCA
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Avaya
3 2 (10.53%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
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