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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 26.15% 34.48% 26.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.47% 100.00% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£174 £431 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.71% +11.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.10 £15.50 £15.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% -2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.10 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £15.90 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.84
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -8.44%
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
19 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 29.23% 34.48% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate £148 £438 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.10 £15.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £15.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014, 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 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
2 9 (29.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
4 7 (22.58%) MS Office
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
5 6 (19.35%) Google
6 5 (16.13%) VMware
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
6 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
7 4 (12.90%) MCP
7 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (12.90%) MOS
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (9.68%) Orchard
8 3 (9.68%) Time Management
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
8 3 (9.68%) Replication
8 3 (9.68%) Clustering
8 3 (9.68%) NetApp
8 3 (9.68%) ADSL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) ADSL
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) VLAN
3 1 (3.23%) ATM
3 1 (3.23%) SMTP
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.68%) DTS
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (29.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) IT Support
5 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Support Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
2 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Migration
1 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (9.68%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (9.68%) Time Management
2 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.45%) Service Management
3 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Data Transformation
4 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.23%) People Management
4 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.23%) Workflow Management
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCP
1 4 (12.90%) MOS
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) VMFS
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Google
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Orchard
4 3 (9.68%) NetApp
4 3 (9.68%) Business Objects
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.23%) CommVault
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) IBM