The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 20.51% 6.12% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 75.00% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £175 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -31.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.85 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Windows
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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 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 25.64% 8.16% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £325 £125 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.85 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) Dell
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Apple
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) CCNA
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (21.43%) Android

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
1 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (14.29%) Online Games
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Android
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) vCloud
3 2 (14.29%) NFS
4 1 (7.14%) Samba
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Dell
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) Apple
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Cognos
6 1 (7.14%) NetIQ
6 1 (7.14%) Wyse
6 1 (7.14%) Mitel
6 1 (7.14%) Varonis
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LA International
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £180 - £200 per day
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