The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 14.75% 12.73% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 77.78% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £200 £260 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.20 £37.75 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.38% +154.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 9 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 24.59% 16.36% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £14.20 £37.75 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.38% +154.20%  
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 Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Stevenage

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Stevenage

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Windows.

1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
4 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) SCCM
7 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office
7 3 (13.04%) Unix
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
7 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.70%) Web Services
8 2 (8.70%) C
8 2 (8.70%) C#
8 2 (8.70%) C++
8 2 (8.70%) SQL
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
1 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) IT Support
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) IT Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
1 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
2 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
2 1 (4.35%) DevOps
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (4.35%) Email Filtering
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Migration
2 1 (4.35%) PLM
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.35%) Project Management
2 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
2 1 (4.35%) Time Management
2 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Tcl
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) PTC
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) Samsung
3 1 (4.35%) Siemens
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