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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 18 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 15.13% 16.67% 4.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 62.50% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Median daily rate £250 £175 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -37.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £175 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £193 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
21 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 17.65% 26.67% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 19
Median daily rate £300 £175 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -44.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Degree
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (23.08%) SLA
6 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) Citrix
6 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
6 5 (19.23%) Office 365
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 4 (15.38%) VMware
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (15.38%) Internet
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (15.38%) DNS
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) DHCP
8 3 (11.54%) HP
8 3 (11.54%) MS Visio

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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (11.54%) MS Project
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.69%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) WebEx
4 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) NUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) ICT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) ICT Support
4 3 (11.54%) ICT Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Core Data
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.69%) WCF
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) XMPP
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) BYOD
1 3 (11.54%) Smartphone
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) AIX
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
3 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) ITSM
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) HND
4 2 (7.69%) MCP
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Simpana
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.85%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Apple
4 3 (11.54%) CommVault
4 3 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.69%) Blue Prism
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Civica
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Altiris
6 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.85%) BMC
6 1 (3.85%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) Compuware
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) Reuters
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