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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 15.38% 8.00% 8.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£550 - £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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
4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 15.38% 24.00% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £550 £450 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Maximo
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) VLE
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Release Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
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