Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 19 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 > Welwyn Garden City
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 16 1
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 16.15% 5.13% 25.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.30% 88.89% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 21
Welwyn Garden City median daily rate £300 £150 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -57.14% +75.00%
10th Percentile £136 £128 £261
90th Percentile £528 £332 £600
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £365 £320
% change year-on-year -10.96% +14.06% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Welwyn Garden City median hourly rate £15.86 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.67% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -5.17% -

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 Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Welwyn Garden City
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 23 9 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 17.69% 5.77% 35.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 24
Welwyn Garden City median daily rate £290 £150 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.33% -54.55% -5.71%
10th Percentile £137 £124 £240
90th Percentile £506 £362 £593
Hertfordshire median daily rate £366 £364 £335
% change year-on-year +0.69% +8.58% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Welwyn Garden City median hourly rate £15.86 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.67% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% -8.33% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Welwyn Garden City.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Welwyn Garden City over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Welwyn Garden City

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 19 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Windows.

1 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Office 365
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) SCCM
5 4 (19.05%) VBScript
6 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (14.29%) Apple
6 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Splunk
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (9.52%) Break/Fix
7 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
7 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Firewall
7 2 (9.52%) Security Management
7 2 (9.52%) Time Management
7 2 (9.52%) Xen
7 2 (9.52%) WSUS
7 2 (9.52%) HP

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Break Fix Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) VMS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Break/Fix
1 2 (9.52%) Migration
1 2 (9.52%) Security Management
1 2 (9.52%) Time Management
2 1 (4.76%) Change Management
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (4.76%) Content Management
2 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (4.76%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
2 1 (4.76%) People Management
2 1 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
2 1 (4.76%) Service Management
2 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
2 1 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Xen
3 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Apple
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) Splunk
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Computacenter
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) FireEye
4 1 (4.76%) Intel
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec