Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 28 14 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 19.05% 15.05% 28.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.33% 42.42% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 18
Stevenage median daily rate £293 £425 £144
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.18% +195.65% -45.75%
10th Percentile £125 £378 £120
90th Percentile £510 £559 £300
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -13.33% +17.19% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 6
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.05 £6.86
90th Percentile £47.25 £11.35 £19.13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50

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 30 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 20.41% 35.48% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 17
Stevenage median daily rate £293 £258 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.59% +114.58% -54.29%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £370 £365 £336
% change year-on-year +1.37% +8.55% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -25.00% +21.74%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.05 £6.86
90th Percentile £47.25 £11.35 £29.20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - -3.33% +3.45%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
7 5 (17.86%) VMware
7 5 (17.86%) HP
7 5 (17.86%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (14.29%) SLA
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco
8 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (10.71%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.71%) Dell
9 3 (10.71%) HTTP
9 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
9 3 (10.71%) LAN

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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) SMTP
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) SpaceWire
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
1 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
1 2 (7.14%) ClearQuest
1 2 (7.14%) InstallShield
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
2 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
2 2 (7.14%) Avionics
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 6 (21.43%) Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Support Assistant
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Assistant
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Support Assistant
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Support
5 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Support
5 2 (7.14%) Software Validation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Validation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) CSS3
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) HTML5
1 2 (7.14%) JSON
1 2 (7.14%) XHTML
1 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Software Distribution
4 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.14%) Validation
4 2 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) CMMI
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) HND
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) ECSS
3 1 (3.57%) GMP
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 6 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (7.14%) BitLocker
4 2 (7.14%) Cygwin
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.86%) HP
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Mitel
7 1 (3.57%) PTC
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam