Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 37 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 25.34% 18.68% 16.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.52% 89.47% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Stevenage median daily rate £213 £200 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -34.43% +154.17%
10th Percentile £143 £200 £260
90th Percentile £325 £444 £427
Hertfordshire median daily rate £260 £325 £313
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.86 £14.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.63% -2.67% +1.01%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.75 £11.40
90th Percentile £32.75 £19.11 £34.60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.67% - +1.01%

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 54 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 36.99% 20.88% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 10
Stevenage median daily rate £226 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.44% -5.71% +143.48%
10th Percentile £149 £223 £246
90th Percentile £395 £609 £395
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £355 £356
% change year-on-year -1.41% -0.35% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Stevenage median hourly rate £17.25 £14.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.13% -2.67% +1.01%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.75 £11.40
90th Percentile £37.63 £19.11 £34.60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.43 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +2.87% -1.64% +2.69%

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 16 August 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 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
3 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
4 18 (48.65%) Degree
4 18 (48.65%) Linux
5 17 (45.95%) Java
5 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
5 17 (45.95%) C#
5 17 (45.95%) Visual Studio
6 16 (43.24%) Web Services
6 16 (43.24%) C++
6 16 (43.24%) Eclipse
6 16 (43.24%) Ethernet
6 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
6 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
6 16 (43.24%) NetBeans
6 16 (43.24%) Military
6 16 (43.24%) Node.js
6 16 (43.24%) Qt
7 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
7 14 (37.84%) .NET
7 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
7 14 (37.84%) Aerospace
8 13 (35.14%) OpenGL
8 13 (35.14%) DirectX
8 13 (35.14%) MFC
8 13 (35.14%) ActiveX
8 13 (35.14%) Scrum
8 13 (35.14%) GLSL

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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.81%) ThingWorx
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Windchill
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Ethernet
1 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) SMTP
2 4 (10.81%) VoIP
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) Skype
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Visual Studio
2 16 (43.24%) Eclipse
2 16 (43.24%) NetBeans
3 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 16 (43.24%) Military
2 14 (37.84%) Aerospace
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Local Government
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Technical Support
3 3 (8.11%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Node.js
1 16 (43.24%) Qt
1 16 (43.24%) Web Services
2 14 (37.84%) .NET
3 13 (35.14%) ActiveX
3 13 (35.14%) DirectX
3 13 (35.14%) MFC
3 13 (35.14%) OpenGL
4 5 (13.51%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) LINQ
5 1 (2.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Unix
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
3 13 (35.14%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security
5 4 (10.81%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.70%) Break/Fix
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.70%) PLM
7 1 (2.70%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.70%) Server Management
7 1 (2.70%) Task Automation
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C#
1 17 (45.95%) Java
1 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 16 (43.24%) C++
3 13 (35.14%) GLSL
3 13 (35.14%) HLSL
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) C
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
3 18 (48.65%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ECSS
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Dell
4 4 (10.81%) Mitel
4 4 (10.81%) PTC
4 4 (10.81%) Veeam
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) SAP