The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Welwyn Garden City region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 24.14% 2.78% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 33.33% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£313 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 34.48% 8.33% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 9
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £425 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
Hertfordshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) EPoS
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) IIS
5 3 (14.29%) MS Office
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) PrintSoft PReS
6 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
6 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) DOC1
6 2 (9.52%) Subversion
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.52%) Google
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) DOC1
2 2 (9.52%) PrintSoft PReS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
1 1 (4.76%) SMTP
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) DTS
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) EPoS
2 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.76%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Service Management
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow Management
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
Welwyn Garden City
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 10 days ago