Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 17.20% 14.41% 24.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.00% 45.95% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
Stevenage median daily rate £200 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +45.45% +53.85%
10th Percentile £127 £285 £120
90th Percentile £273 £550 £340
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £345 £323
% change year-on-year -5.80% +6.98% -3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.25 £10.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +352.50% -20.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.00 £6.86
90th Percentile £47.25 £10.00 £28.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.34% -3.33% +15.38%

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 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 19.11% 31.36% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 8
Stevenage median daily rate £200 £258 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.33% -6.36% +53.85%
10th Percentile £127 £250 £120
90th Percentile £273 £416 £421
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £325 £358
% change year-on-year +15.38% -9.09% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 11
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.25 £10.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +352.50% -45.95% +51.02%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.00 £6.86
90th Percentile £47.25 £40.63 £52.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.34% -6.45% -0.93%

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 17 February 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 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
5 7 (25.93%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (22.22%) SCCM
6 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
8 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
8 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
8 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) DHCP
8 4 (14.81%) VPN
8 4 (14.81%) MSI
9 3 (11.11%) VMware
9 3 (11.11%) InstallShield
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (11.11%) SLA
9 3 (11.11%) C
9 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) Software Distribution

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 2 (7.41%) Confluence
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MSI
2 3 (11.11%) InstallShield
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
4 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Packager
5 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Assistant
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Assistant
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) CSS3
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
2 2 (7.41%) JSON
2 2 (7.41%) XHTML
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) ActiveX
3 1 (3.70%) DirectX
3 1 (3.70%) MFC
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
3 1 (3.70%) Qt
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) iPad
1 3 (11.11%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
2 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Disk Encryption
4 3 (11.11%) Software Distribution
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Application Discovery
6 1 (3.70%) Business Development
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Operations
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) C
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) GLSL
4 1 (3.70%) HLSL
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) HND
4 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) BitLocker
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) WSUS
3 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (7.41%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Becrypt
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) PTC
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow