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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 15.00% 3.33% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.69%
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
6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 15.00% 3.33% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate £325 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) MCSE
6 3 (18.75%) LDAP
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Toad
6 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
6 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (18.75%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (18.75%) Telnet
6 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
6 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) PuTTY
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM
6 3 (18.75%) SSH

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) LDAP
2 3 (18.75%) PuTTY
2 3 (18.75%) SSH
2 3 (18.75%) Telnet
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Toad
2 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
1 3 (18.75%) SIEM
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) OCA
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) HND
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) XenServer
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Novell Identity Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Novell
6 1 (6.25%) Sun
6 1 (6.25%) Talend