The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 8.33% 5.71% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £360 £1,000 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.31% -3.33%
Windows
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Operating Systems Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 13.89% 11.43% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £360 £1,000 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +146.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the St Albans region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the St Albans region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (25.00%) Bacula
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (25.00%) Maximo
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) IBM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maximo
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) Release Management
1 2 (25.00%) SDLC
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Bacula
1 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft