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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.37% 16.33% 18.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 47.06% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
Median daily rate £108 £208 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.95% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £106 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £346 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
16 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 16.49% 34.69% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 13
Median daily rate £300 £215 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -42.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £110 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £388 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.79%) CCNA
6 3 (15.79%) MCSA
6 3 (15.79%) MSI
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Office Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
6 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Blue Prism
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.53%) Project Governance

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 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Primavera
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MSI
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Deployment Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Deployment Project Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Rollout Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Rollout Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Deskside Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Deskside Support
3 3 (15.79%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Office Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
3 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.53%) PMP
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (10.53%) Unicenter
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.26%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Blue Prism
2 2 (10.53%) BMC
2 2 (10.53%) CA
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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