The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.05% 32.22% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.00% 69.05% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate £425 £103 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+314.63% -63.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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
20 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 22.99% 46.67% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 6
Average daily rate £425 £139 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+206.30% -50.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £97 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
2 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) VB
2 9 (47.37%) VBA
2 9 (47.37%) Sybase
2 9 (47.37%) MS Access
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) Citrix
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
7 2 (10.53%) PMP
7 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MS Access
1 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Access Developer
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Access VBA Developer
2 7 (36.84%) VBA Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Deployment Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Deployment Project Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Rollout Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Rollout Project Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Programmer
4 4 (21.05%) VBA Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) Excel Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Sybase Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Scripter
6 1 (5.26%) VB VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Application Discovery
4 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
1 9 (47.37%) VB
1 9 (47.37%) VBA
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PMP
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
1 9 (47.37%) Sybase
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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