Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 2018 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 > Stevenage
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 57 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 30.81% 15.11% 15.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.03% 91.30% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 5
Stevenage median daily rate £410 £328 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.19% -22.94% +153.73%
10th Percentile £163 £277 £378
90th Percentile £438 £576 £559
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £325 £364
% change year-on-year -7.69% -10.65% +12.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 1
Stevenage median hourly rate £42.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.00% +36.36% -21.43%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.85 £47.25 £11.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -3.33%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 74 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 40.00% 16.55% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 22
Stevenage median daily rate £400 £328 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.14% +27.18% +79.13%
10th Percentile £163 £277 £250
90th Percentile £438 £576 £436
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -13.33% +3.45% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 1
Stevenage median hourly rate £42.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.00% +36.36% -21.43%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.25 £11.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +10.34% - -4.92%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Stevenage over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Stevenage

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Stevenage

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Stevenage over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Windows.

1 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 32 (56.14%) SC Cleared
2 32 (56.14%) Security Cleared
3 30 (52.63%) Linux
4 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 23 (40.35%) Software Engineering
6 21 (36.84%) Java
7 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 18 (31.58%) Eclipse
8 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 18 (31.58%) C#
8 18 (31.58%) C++
8 18 (31.58%) Visual Studio
8 18 (31.58%) Web Services
8 18 (31.58%) Ethernet
8 18 (31.58%) NetBeans
8 18 (31.58%) Military
8 18 (31.58%) Qt
8 18 (31.58%) Node.js
9 17 (29.82%) .NET
10 16 (28.07%) Aerospace
10 16 (28.07%) Degree
10 16 (28.07%) Mathematics
11 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
11 15 (26.32%) Windows Server
12 14 (24.56%) HLSL
12 14 (24.56%) GLSL
12 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
12 14 (24.56%) Scrum
12 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Co-occurring 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 (12.28%) Confluence
1 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.75%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Windchill
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 18 (31.58%) Ethernet
3 13 (22.81%) DNS
4 6 (10.53%) DHCP
5 5 (8.77%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (5.26%) Firewall
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
7 1 (1.75%) Skype
7 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Eclipse
1 18 (31.58%) NetBeans
1 18 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) MSI
General
1 18 (31.58%) Military
2 16 (28.07%) Aerospace
3 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Administrator
2 7 (12.28%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (8.77%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (8.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.02%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Specialist
5 3 (5.26%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (3.51%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (3.51%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) Node.js
1 18 (31.58%) Qt
1 18 (31.58%) Web Services
2 17 (29.82%) .NET
3 14 (24.56%) ActiveX
3 14 (24.56%) DirectX
3 14 (24.56%) MFC
3 14 (24.56%) OpenGL
4 9 (15.79%) LDAP
5 2 (3.51%) Middleware
6 1 (1.75%) CGI
6 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) e-Health
1 7 (12.28%) LIMS
1 7 (12.28%) NHS
1 7 (12.28%) PACS
2 3 (5.26%) FMCG
3 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.75%) CMDB
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Linux
2 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
2 15 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.30%) Windows 10
5 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.26%) Unix
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) CentOS
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Software Engineering
2 16 (28.07%) Mathematics
3 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) Scrum
4 8 (14.04%) Data Migration
4 8 (14.04%) Migration
5 7 (12.28%) Analytics
5 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.28%) Health Informatics
5 7 (12.28%) Informatics
6 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.77%) Server Patching
8 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (5.26%) Change Management
9 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.75%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.75%) ITSM
10 1 (1.75%) Service Management
10 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) C#
2 18 (31.58%) C++
2 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.56%) GLSL
3 14 (24.56%) HLSL
4 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.02%) Perl
6 3 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) SC Cleared
1 32 (56.14%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) Degree
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) HL7
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) DFS Replication
2 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCOM
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.28%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle
5 3 (5.26%) Remedy
6 2 (3.51%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) CA
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix
7 1 (1.75%) Juniper
7 1 (1.75%) PTC
7 1 (1.75%) SAP