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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 22.50% 4.65% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.94% 44.44% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £245 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +3.33%
Windows
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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
17 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 42.50% 10.47% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate £350 £275 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +124.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Clustering
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) MobileIron