The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 39 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.84% 19.78% 12.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.00% 64.29% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £248 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.41% -44.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £97 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £377 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
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 Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 38.22% 30.77% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 4
Average daily rate £420 £248 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.69% -28.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £95 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Watford region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 31 (41.89%) Hyper-V
2 28 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (36.49%) Microsoft
3 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
4 24 (32.43%) HP
5 20 (27.03%) Data Centre
6 17 (22.97%) Citrix
6 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
7 15 (20.27%) .NET
7 15 (20.27%) SCCM
8 14 (18.92%) SCOM
8 14 (18.92%) VMware
9 13 (17.57%) Symantec
9 13 (17.57%) C#
9 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
10 12 (16.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 12 (16.22%) SQL
10 12 (16.22%) Oracle
10 12 (16.22%) Terminal Services
11 11 (14.86%) Project Management
11 11 (14.86%) ITIL
11 11 (14.86%) Linux
12 10 (13.51%) Java
12 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
13 9 (12.16%) Degree
13 9 (12.16%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.41%) WorkSite
3 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.35%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.35%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Lync
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Agresso
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) SAN
3 6 (8.11%) DNS
3 6 (8.11%) NAS
4 5 (6.76%) LAN
4 5 (6.76%) WAN
4 5 (6.76%) DHCP
4 5 (6.76%) VPN
5 4 (5.41%) Internet
5 4 (5.41%) MPLS
6 3 (4.05%) Telnet
6 3 (4.05%) PuTTY
6 3 (4.05%) SSH
6 3 (4.05%) LDAP
7 2 (2.70%) VLAN
7 2 (2.70%) Network Security
8 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.41%) Big Data
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.05%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) DataStage
6 1 (1.35%) DB2
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Toad
2 1 (1.35%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.35%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.35%) Subversion
2 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 7 (9.46%) Retail
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Analyst
2 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Architect
4 5 (6.76%) Developer
4 5 (6.76%) Consultant
4 5 (6.76%) Administrator
4 5 (6.76%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Applications Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Storage Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Test Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) HTML
2 7 (9.46%) WPF
3 5 (6.76%) HTML5
3 5 (6.76%) WCF
3 5 (6.76%) ADO.NET
3 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.41%) J2EE
5 3 (4.05%) JSP
5 3 (4.05%) Web Services
5 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.05%) Spring
6 2 (2.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Celerra
3 4 (5.41%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (5.41%) CLARiiON
3 4 (5.41%) Symmetrix
3 4 (5.41%) EMC Centera
3 4 (5.41%) PKI
3 4 (5.41%) EMC VNX
3 4 (5.41%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
4 2 (2.70%) iPad
4 2 (2.70%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) DataPower
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.86%) Linux
5 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.81%) UNIX
7 4 (5.41%) AIX
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.70%) Android
8 2 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) ITIL
1 11 (14.86%) Project Management
2 6 (8.11%) Migration
2 6 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (6.76%) Change Control
3 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
3 5 (6.76%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (6.76%) Network Design
3 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (6.76%) Change Management
3 5 (6.76%) Server Building
3 5 (6.76%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (5.41%) Build Automation
4 4 (5.41%) Data Analytics
4 4 (5.41%) Analytics
4 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
4 4 (5.41%) Quality Management
4 4 (5.41%) Process Management
4 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) C#
1 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.22%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) Java
4 5 (6.76%) C
5 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.70%) CISM
3 2 (2.70%) CISSP
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.35%) OCA
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 31 (41.89%) Hyper-V
2 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (16.22%) Terminal Services
5 7 (9.46%) Firmware
6 6 (8.11%) VMware ESX
7 4 (5.41%) XenServer
7 4 (5.41%) vSphere
8 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) SCCM
2 14 (18.92%) SCOM
3 12 (16.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (5.41%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (4.05%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.05%) Puppet
5 3 (4.05%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.70%) Novell Identity Manager
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.35%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 27 (36.49%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.43%) HP
3 17 (22.97%) Citrix
4 14 (18.92%) VMware
5 13 (17.57%) Symantec
6 12 (16.22%) Oracle
7 8 (10.81%) Dell
8 7 (9.46%) Cisco
8 7 (9.46%) IBM
8 7 (9.46%) Brocade
9 6 (8.11%) 3PAR
9 6 (8.11%) EMC
9 6 (8.11%) NetApp
10 4 (5.41%) ServiceNow
10 4 (5.41%) SAP
11 3 (4.05%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (4.05%) Tealeaf
11 3 (4.05%) Sybase
12 2 (2.70%) Sun
12 2 (2.70%) Novell
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