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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 27.27% 30.43% 30.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.00% 77.78% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 12
Median daily rate £114 £275 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.63% +64.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £225 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £332 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 17
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +6.89%
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
30 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.30% 39.13% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 16
Median daily rate £174 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £341 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 21
Median hourly rate £10.00 £21.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (42.50%) ITIL
4 14 (35.00%) Windows XP
4 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.00%) MS Office
7 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (20.00%) Finance
7 8 (20.00%) VMware
8 7 (17.50%) MCSE
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (12.50%) Citrix
10 5 (12.50%) Retail
10 5 (12.50%) SCCM
11 4 (10.00%) Application Packaging
11 4 (10.00%) Banking
11 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
11 4 (10.00%) Cisco
11 4 (10.00%) Symantec
11 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
11 4 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (10.00%) DNS
12 3 (7.50%) SLA
12 3 (7.50%) Project 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 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
2 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) VLAN
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MorphX
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Service Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (17.50%) Desktop Support
4 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Rollout Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Rollout Project Manager
9 1 (2.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Desktop Technician
9 1 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) IT Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) jQuery
1 1 (2.50%) WF
1 1 (2.50%) WPF
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) EPoS
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows 7
2 14 (35.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Data Security
5 1 (2.50%) DevOps
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) ITSM
5 1 (2.50%) MVC
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.50%) SDLC
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) MCSE
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) ISEB
6 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (7.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) Symantec
5 3 (7.50%) Altiris
6 2 (5.00%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.50%) Lotus
7 1 (2.50%) Nintex
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle