The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 19.35% 16.05% 26.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 92.86% 88.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Median daily rate £238 £288 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +76.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £178 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £426 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.50 £12.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.10% -22.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.63 £14.80
% change year-on-year -7.22% +5.60%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 14 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 30.11% 17.28% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 8
Median daily rate £300 £288 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +176.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.10% -32.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Peterborough

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Peterborough over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Peterborough

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Peterborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Windows.

1 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.81%) VMware
7 6 (19.35%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
8 5 (16.13%) GDPR
8 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
8 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
8 5 (16.13%) Firewall
9 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
9 4 (12.90%) HTML
9 4 (12.90%) IIS
9 4 (12.90%) JBoss
9 4 (12.90%) Java EE
9 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
9 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (12.90%) IIS
1 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Skype
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Dutch Language
2 2 (6.45%) German Language
2 2 (6.45%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Service Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.68%) Environment Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
1 4 (12.90%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.23%) Unix
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
3 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.23%) OCA
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) GDPR
2 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Lotus
4 2 (6.45%) Avaya
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Altiris
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.23%) Temenos
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