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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 23 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 24.73% 28.57% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.70% 76.19% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 0
Average daily rate
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£324 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
33 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 35.48% 37.50% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 1
Average daily rate £324 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) VMware
3 15 (32.61%) HP
3 15 (32.61%) DNS
4 13 (28.26%) .NET
5 12 (26.09%) Firewall
6 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (23.91%) Linux
6 11 (23.91%) SAN
7 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.74%) Citrix
7 10 (21.74%) Internet
7 10 (21.74%) SQL
7 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (21.74%) Cyber-Ark
8 9 (19.57%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) IBM
8 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (19.57%) NetApp
9 8 (17.39%) Telnet
9 8 (17.39%) Toad
9 8 (17.39%) Cisco
9 8 (17.39%) Identity Management
9 8 (17.39%) SSH
9 8 (17.39%) PuTTY
10 7 (15.22%) DHCP
10 7 (15.22%) LDAP
10 7 (15.22%) Java
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle
10 7 (15.22%) Tivoli

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Lync
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) DNS
2 12 (26.09%) Firewall
3 11 (23.91%) SAN
4 10 (21.74%) Internet
5 8 (17.39%) Telnet
5 8 (17.39%) SSH
5 8 (17.39%) PuTTY
6 7 (15.22%) LDAP
6 7 (15.22%) DHCP
7 4 (8.70%) LAN
7 4 (8.70%) WAN
7 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.52%) Network Security
8 3 (6.52%) NAS
9 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.17%) FTP
10 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Toad
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Local Government
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Consultant
2 5 (10.87%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Administrator
3 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) DBA
5 2 (4.35%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Backup Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Server Support
6 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.17%) Cyber-Ark Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Junior
6 1 (2.17%) Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.70%) Replication
1 4 (8.70%) Clustering
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) EFT
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
1 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Identity Management
2 4 (8.70%) Migration
2 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
2 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (8.70%) Server Building
3 3 (6.52%) Database Security
3 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
3 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.35%) Information Security
4 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL
4 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.35%) High Availability
4 2 (4.35%) SIEM
4 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) Perl
3 4 (8.70%) VB
3 4 (8.70%) VB6
3 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.52%) OCA
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
3 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Tivoli
1 7 (15.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 7 (15.22%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
3 4 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (8.70%) Novell Identity Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (6.52%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) VMware
2 15 (32.61%) HP
3 10 (21.74%) Citrix
3 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.74%) Cyber-Ark
4 9 (19.57%) IBM
4 9 (19.57%) NetApp
5 8 (17.39%) Cisco
6 7 (15.22%) Oracle
7 4 (8.70%) Sun
7 4 (8.70%) CA
7 4 (8.70%) Novell
7 4 (8.70%) McAfee
8 2 (4.35%) Brocade
8 2 (4.35%) Veritas
8 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) Dell
9 1 (2.17%) 3PAR