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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 24.00% 16.88% 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 72.22% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £291 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
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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
48 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 48.00% 23.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 1
Average daily rate £325 £245 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -42.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (33.33%) HP
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
4 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) SAN
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 8 (29.63%) Citrix
5 7 (25.93%) IBM
5 7 (25.93%) DHCP
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) NetApp
6 6 (22.22%) Internet
7 5 (18.52%) Telnet
7 5 (18.52%) Toad
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Identity Management
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (18.52%) Cyber-Ark
7 5 (18.52%) PuTTY
7 5 (18.52%) SSH
8 4 (14.81%) Clustering
8 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (14.81%) Replication

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) SAN
3 7 (25.93%) DHCP
4 6 (22.22%) Internet
5 5 (18.52%) Telnet
5 5 (18.52%) PuTTY
5 5 (18.52%) SSH
6 4 (14.81%) LDAP
6 4 (14.81%) LAN
6 4 (14.81%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) NAS
8 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Toad
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Local Government
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Consultant
1 5 (18.52%) Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Architect
4 1 (3.70%) DBA
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Storage Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Identity Management
2 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Information Security
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.41%) High Availability
3 2 (7.41%) Database Security
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) OCA
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (14.81%) vSphere
5 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (7.41%) XenApp
6 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 4 (14.81%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) HP
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) IBM
5 6 (22.22%) NetApp
6 5 (18.52%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
8 2 (7.41%) Brocade
8 2 (7.41%) Novell
8 2 (7.41%) Veritas
8 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.41%) CA
8 2 (7.41%) Dell
8 2 (7.41%) Sun
9 1 (3.70%) 3PAR