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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 16.22% 28.57% 21.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 91.67% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £460 £120 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+283.33% -70.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
12 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 32.43% 31.17% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £375 £120 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £120 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £204 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 27 August 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 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) Office 365
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
6 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) MCP
6 2 (15.38%) Kerberos

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 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) PTC Creo
3 1 (7.69%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
2 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Site Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
2 2 (15.38%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) PlateSpin