The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 13.33% 25.93% 24.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 63.64% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 4
Median daily rate £220 £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £278 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £377 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £18.25 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 - £16.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Operating Systems Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 18.67% 40.74% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 8
Median daily rate £220 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £291 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £363 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £18.25 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £16.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Windows.

1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
6 5 (20.83%) vSphere
6 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
6 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 5 (20.83%) Google
6 5 (20.83%) Retail
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) Office 365
7 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.67%) Android
7 4 (16.67%) WebEx
8 3 (12.50%) Server Building
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
8 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (8.33%) NetApp
9 2 (8.33%) Apple

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (16.67%) WebEx
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support
3 3 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.33%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) CMDB
4 1 (4.17%) EFT
4 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Android
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Server Building
4 2 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) SDLC
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) XenServer
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Google
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Apple
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) CommVault
7 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard