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 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
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank 8 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Windows 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 4.00% 3.45% 26.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 25.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £110 £360 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.44% -64.00%  
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 £15.63 £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 St Albans with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
St Albans
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 24.00% 13.79% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £300 £310 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -69.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

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 St Albans region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere

Windows
Top Related 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%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JSP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle