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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 5 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 14.29% 17.86% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.94% 71.43% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
17 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 26.98% 25.00% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £258 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £22.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +95.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 19 February 2017, 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 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 4 (23.53%) SCCM
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
8 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
8 1 (5.88%) Time Management

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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) IT Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.88%) PLM
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Time Management
2 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) PTC
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Siemens