The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.35% 21.67% 25.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.22% 65.00% 56.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 8
Median daily rate £175 £313 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £305 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £335 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -5.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 20 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 31.48% 33.33% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 20
Median daily rate £413 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £308 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Belfast region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Belfast region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Windows.

1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) ITIL
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
4 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
5 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 8 (21.05%) Citrix
5 8 (21.05%) Degree
6 6 (15.79%) Finance
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (15.79%) Linux
6 6 (15.79%) MS Project
6 6 (15.79%) MS Office
6 6 (15.79%) C
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (13.16%) Office 365
7 5 (13.16%) C++
7 5 (13.16%) AIX
7 5 (13.16%) Solaris
7 5 (13.16%) MCP
7 5 (13.16%) MCSE
7 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
7 5 (13.16%) SLA
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Project
3 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.26%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DHCP
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
2 3 (7.89%) Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) WebEx
4 1 (2.63%) SSH
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) NUnit
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) French Language
3 2 (5.26%) German Language
3 2 (5.26%) Italian Language
3 2 (5.26%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) IT Support
3 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) C++ Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) ICT Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) ICT Support
7 3 (7.89%) ICT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) Core Data
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.26%) WCF
3 2 (5.26%) XMPP
4 1 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) BYOD
1 3 (7.89%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Equities
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.16%) AIX
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Solaris
4 4 (10.53%) Android
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
3 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
4 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Software Distribution
4 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) ITSM
5 2 (5.26%) MVC
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) C
3 5 (13.16%) C++
4 2 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (13.16%) MCP
2 5 (13.16%) MCSE
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) MCTS
4 2 (5.26%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Simpana
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.63%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Citrix
3 5 (13.16%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) Apple
5 3 (7.89%) CommVault
5 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Civica
6 2 (5.26%) Dell
6 2 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Altiris
7 1 (2.63%) Avaya
7 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.63%) CA
7 1 (2.63%) Compuware
7 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.63%) Reuters
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