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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 34 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.52% 19.57% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.84% 72.00% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £248 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.61% -44.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £90 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £379 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
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
62 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 39.24% 27.17% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 4
Average daily rate £375 £248 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -28.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £90 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 29 (42.03%) HP
2 28 (40.58%) Hyper-V
3 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 20 (28.99%) VMware
7 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
7 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
9 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
10 12 (17.39%) .NET
10 12 (17.39%) Oracle
11 10 (14.49%) Citrix
11 10 (14.49%) SAN
12 9 (13.04%) Dell
12 9 (13.04%) ITIL
12 9 (13.04%) Project Management
12 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX
13 8 (11.59%) Firewall
13 8 (11.59%) UNIX
13 8 (11.59%) DNS
13 8 (11.59%) SCCM
13 8 (11.59%) SCOM
14 7 (10.14%) Brocade
14 7 (10.14%) Degree
14 7 (10.14%) Retail
14 7 (10.14%) WPF
14 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
14 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.35%) WorkSite
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) SAN
2 8 (11.59%) Firewall
2 8 (11.59%) DNS
3 6 (8.70%) NAS
4 5 (7.25%) VPN
5 4 (5.80%) LAN
5 4 (5.80%) WAN
5 4 (5.80%) DHCP
6 3 (4.35%) LDAP
6 3 (4.35%) Internet
6 3 (4.35%) MPLS
6 3 (4.35%) Telnet
6 3 (4.35%) PuTTY
6 3 (4.35%) SSH
7 2 (2.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (2.90%) MySQL
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.45%) DB2
6 1 (1.45%) DataStage
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Toad
2 1 (1.45%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.45%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 7 (10.14%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 9 (13.04%) Architect
3 8 (11.59%) Data Centre Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Applications Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Network Support
7 3 (4.35%) Network Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) .NET
2 7 (10.14%) HTML
2 7 (10.14%) WPF
3 5 (7.25%) WCF
3 5 (7.25%) ADO.NET
3 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.25%) HTML5
4 3 (4.35%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.45%) Web Services
5 1 (1.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Celerra
3 4 (5.80%) CLARiiON
3 4 (5.80%) Symmetrix
3 4 (5.80%) EMC Centera
3 4 (5.80%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (4.35%) PKI
5 2 (2.90%) Wiki
5 2 (2.90%) iPad
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) DataPower
6 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.59%) UNIX
5 7 (10.14%) Linux
5 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.80%) AIX
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.90%) Android
7 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) ITIL
1 9 (13.04%) Project Management
2 6 (8.70%) Network Design
2 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (8.70%) Converged Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
4 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.80%) Migration
5 3 (4.35%) Identity Management
5 3 (4.35%) Quality Management
5 3 (4.35%) Process Management
5 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.35%) Change Management
5 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.35%) Workflow
5 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.35%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) C#
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.90%) C
5 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.90%) CISM
3 2 (2.90%) CISSP
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) OCA
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.45%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 28 (40.58%) Hyper-V
2 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX
4 7 (10.14%) Firmware
5 5 (7.25%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.35%) XenServer
6 3 (4.35%) vSphere
6 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (1.45%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) SCCM
1 8 (11.59%) SCOM
2 5 (7.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (5.80%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (4.35%) WSUS
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (2.90%) Novell Identity Manager
5 2 (2.90%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) HP
2 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.99%) VMware
4 12 (17.39%) Oracle
5 10 (14.49%) Citrix
6 9 (13.04%) Dell
7 7 (10.14%) Cisco
7 7 (10.14%) IBM
7 7 (10.14%) Brocade
8 6 (8.70%) Symantec
8 6 (8.70%) NetApp
9 5 (7.25%) SAP
9 5 (7.25%) EMC
9 5 (7.25%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.35%) Tealeaf
10 3 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (4.35%) Nintex
10 3 (4.35%) Apple
10 3 (4.35%) Metastorm
11 2 (2.90%) CA
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