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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 12.24% 33.33% 20.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 100.00% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £431 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.62% +11.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £16.20 £16.10 £15.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £14.60 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.27 £17.46 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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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
7 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 14.29% 33.33% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate £200 £438 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £16.20 £16.10 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
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 28 November 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 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
2 7 (30.43%) MS Office
3 6 (26.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) Google
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 4 (17.39%) MCP
5 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 4 (17.39%) MOS
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (13.04%) Orchard
6 3 (13.04%) Time Management
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (13.04%) ADSL
6 3 (13.04%) DTS
6 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) ADSL
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) SMTP
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.04%) DTS
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (26.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Service Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) SQL DBA
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
2 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
1 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.04%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) Time Management
2 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
2 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) People Management
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow Management
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCP
1 4 (17.39%) MOS
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) VMFS
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Google
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Orchard
3 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) HP