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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 6.76% 30.86% 32.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 80.65% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 6
Median daily rate £295 £325 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +128.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £252 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £490 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 - £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.11% 38.27% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 8
Median daily rate £150 £335 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.22% +135.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) HP
4 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (21.74%) vSphere
6 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 5 (21.74%) MS Office
6 5 (21.74%) Retail
6 5 (21.74%) Google
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Office 365
7 4 (17.39%) Android
7 4 (17.39%) WebEx
7 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
8 3 (13.04%) Server Building
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
8 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
8 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
9 2 (8.70%) Validation

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (17.39%) WebEx
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Software Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.70%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) EFT
4 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) Android
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Server Building
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Google
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) Apple
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard