Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 29 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 20.86% 17.17% 16.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.50% 68.00% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Stevenage median daily rate £211 £200 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% -23.08% +3.48%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £276 £350
% change year-on-year +8.60% -21.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Stevenage median hourly rate £18.64 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.23% -5.33% +1.01%
10th Percentile £14.43 £10.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £33.50 £20.46 £39.05
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.34% -6.45% +12.73%

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 40 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 28.78% 25.25% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Stevenage median daily rate £213 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.17% -1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £143 £220 £260
90th Percentile £405 £375 £376
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £328 £375
% change year-on-year +14.50% -12.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Stevenage median hourly rate £18.64 £15.99 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.58% -28.96% +51.52%
10th Percentile £14.43 £10.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £33.50 £38.00 £52.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -10.34% -9.38% +6.67%

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 27 May 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 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
3 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
4 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
5 12 (41.38%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (37.93%) Degree
6 11 (37.93%) SQL
7 9 (31.03%) Linux
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
8 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 8 (27.59%) C#
8 8 (27.59%) Java
8 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
8 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
9 7 (24.14%) Web Services
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) C++
9 7 (24.14%) .NET
9 7 (24.14%) Eclipse
9 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
9 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
9 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (24.14%) NetBeans
9 7 (24.14%) Military
9 7 (24.14%) Node.js
9 7 (24.14%) Qt
10 6 (20.69%) Git (software)

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 5 (17.24%) Apache
1 5 (17.24%) IIS
1 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) ThingWorx
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Windchill
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
1 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 4 (13.79%) SMTP
2 4 (13.79%) VoIP
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (24.14%) Eclipse
2 7 (24.14%) NetBeans
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) MSI
5 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (24.14%) Military
2 6 (20.69%) Aerospace
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Support
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
1 7 (24.14%) Node.js
1 7 (24.14%) Qt
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) ActiveX
2 6 (20.69%) DirectX
2 6 (20.69%) MFC
2 6 (20.69%) OpenGL
3 5 (17.24%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) LINQ
4 1 (3.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (10.34%) iPad
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) Unix
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Application Discovery
6 1 (3.45%) Break/Fix
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) PLM
6 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.45%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
3 7 (24.14%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) GLSL
4 6 (20.69%) HLSL
5 4 (13.79%) C
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) Degree
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ECSS
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) Dell
3 4 (13.79%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) Mitel
3 4 (13.79%) PTC
3 4 (13.79%) Veeam
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Becrypt
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow