Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in St Albans with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 8 December 2019 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
Hertfordshire > St Albans
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 21.74% 6.45% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
St Albans median daily rate £500 £140 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +257.14% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
St Albans median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +20.00%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in St Albans with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
St Albans
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 30.43% 12.90% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
St Albans median daily rate £500 £258 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.17% -44.32% +46.13%
10th Percentile £415 £158 £456
90th Percentile £560 £363 £469
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
St Albans median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.93 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.88% -0.47% +20.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in St Albans.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in St Albans

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in St Albans

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in St Albans over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in St Albans

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in St Albans

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the St Albans region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
1 3 (60.00%) AWS
1 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (60.00%) GCP
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
1 3 (60.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Ceph
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Grafana
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Aruba
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
1 3 (60.00%) GCP
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ArchiMate
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) NIST
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Ceph
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (40.00%) Grafana
2 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Aruba
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp