The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 13.73% 34.00% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £260 £251 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +11.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £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 Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 19.61% 34.00% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £260 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stevenage region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Windows.

1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 4 (22.22%) Avionics
6 4 (22.22%) ANSI C
6 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
6 4 (22.22%) Cygwin
6 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
6 4 (22.22%) UML
6 4 (22.22%) C
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) SpaceWire
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 2 (11.11%) Kinematics
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) Doxygen
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) SpaceWire
3 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 2 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 2 (11.11%) GCC
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) MSI
4 1 (5.56%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Avionics
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (11.11%) OpenCV
1 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.56%) Qt
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (11.11%) Mechatronics
3 2 (11.11%) Robotics
3 2 (11.11%) VHDL
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.56%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 4 (22.22%) UML
1 4 (22.22%) Validation
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 2 (11.11%) CMMI
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
3 2 (11.11%) SysML
4 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) ANSI C
2 4 (22.22%) C
3 3 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ECSS
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Cygwin
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.11%) XenServer
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) PlateSpin