The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dunstable with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
Bedfordshire / Dunstable
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 2 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dunstable 14.81% 33.33% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £365 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dunstable with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Dunstable
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dunstable 14.81% 33.33% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £365 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Dunstable

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dunstable citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Dunstable

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Dunstable.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Dunstable

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Dunstable.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Dunstable region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) IIS

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dunstable 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 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Portfolio Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Portfolio Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) People Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix