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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
Rank 5 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 18.18% 12.50% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £150 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 22.73% 12.50% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £150 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 (85.71%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) EFT
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (35.71%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) FTP
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) SSL
5 5 (35.71%) LAMP
5 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (35.71%) Clustering
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 5 (35.71%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) Incident Management

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 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) FTP
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
1 5 (35.71%) SSL
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) LAMP
1 5 (35.71%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) EFT
2 5 (35.71%) Clustering
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) CA
1 1 (7.14%) ForgeRock
1 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
1 1 (7.14%) PayPal
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.14%) Sophos
1 1 (7.14%) Sun
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec