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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 10.00% 19.23% 11.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 83.33% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.69 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.62%
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
6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 30.00% 23.08% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £308 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

The demand trend of contract jobs across the St Albans region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 15 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 St Albans region with a requirement for Windows.

1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec