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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 27.54% 34.69% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.08% 85.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.00%
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
26 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 37.68% 40.82% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 1
Average daily rate £475 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.69%) .NET
2 17 (34.69%) Linux
3 15 (30.61%) DNS
3 15 (30.61%) Firewall
4 14 (28.57%) VMware
4 14 (28.57%) Internet
4 14 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
5 13 (26.53%) HP
6 12 (24.49%) Toad
6 12 (24.49%) Telnet
6 12 (24.49%) Oracle
6 12 (24.49%) Finance
6 12 (24.49%) Identity Management
6 12 (24.49%) SSH
6 12 (24.49%) PuTTY
6 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (22.45%) Java
7 11 (22.45%) LDAP
7 11 (22.45%) Tivoli
7 11 (22.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 11 (22.45%) CA Single Sign-On
8 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (20.41%) IBM
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.37%) Citrix
9 9 (18.37%) SQL
10 8 (16.33%) SAN
11 7 (14.29%) DHCP
11 7 (14.29%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) DNS
1 15 (30.61%) Firewall
2 14 (28.57%) Internet
3 12 (24.49%) Telnet
3 12 (24.49%) SSH
3 12 (24.49%) PuTTY
4 11 (22.45%) LDAP
5 8 (16.33%) SAN
6 7 (14.29%) DHCP
7 3 (6.12%) NAS
7 3 (6.12%) Network Security
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.08%) LAN
8 2 (4.08%) WAN
9 1 (2.04%) FTP
9 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Toad
2 4 (8.16%) Subversion
2 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.04%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Local Government
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Consultant
3 4 (8.16%) Configuration Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Cyber-Ark Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (4.08%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) DBA
5 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.04%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.04%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (2.04%) Wintel Support
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.04%) Server Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.16%) Replication
1 4 (8.16%) Clustering
1 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) EFT
3 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Linux
2 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.24%) UNIX
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.08%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Identity Management
2 5 (10.20%) Migration
3 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (8.16%) Server Building
4 3 (6.12%) Database Security
4 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.12%) Resource Management
4 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.08%) Information Security
5 2 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.08%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.08%) High Availability
5 2 (4.08%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Java
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Perl
3 4 (8.16%) VB
3 4 (8.16%) VB6
3 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.08%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) OCA
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCSE
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.08%) XenApp
5 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Tivoli
1 11 (22.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 11 (22.45%) CA Single Sign-On
2 7 (14.29%) SCCM
3 5 (10.20%) Novell Identity Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (8.16%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (6.12%) SCOM
6 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) VMware
1 14 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
2 13 (26.53%) HP
3 12 (24.49%) Oracle
4 10 (20.41%) IBM
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.37%) Citrix
6 5 (10.20%) CA
6 5 (10.20%) NetApp
6 5 (10.20%) Novell
6 5 (10.20%) Sun
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco
7 4 (8.16%) McAfee
8 2 (4.08%) Dell
8 2 (4.08%) Brocade
8 2 (4.08%) Veritas
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.04%) Talend