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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 8 9
Contract jobs citing Windows 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - 10.91% 8.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +267.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.10 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.15
% change year-on-year
- -7.12%
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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
0 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City - 18.18% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate - £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.10 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 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 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Google
4 3 (17.65%) Replication
4 3 (17.65%) Orchard
4 3 (17.65%) MOS
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
4 3 (17.65%) MCP
4 3 (17.65%) ADSL
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) ADSL
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) DTS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Time Management
1 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MOS
1 3 (17.65%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) VMFS
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
1 4 (23.53%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) Orchard
2 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) CommVault
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) MobileIron