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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 7.87% 15.15% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £150 £575 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.91% +187.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
8 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.99% 30.30% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £150 £278 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +38.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 8 (80.00%) Unix
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) EFT
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) FTP
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) PayPal
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Puppet
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) SCCM
7 1 (10.00%) SCOM
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) FTP
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) EFT
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) PayPal
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) VMware