The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 7.94% 16.83% 13.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.61% 28.81% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Average daily rate
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£188 £230 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £146 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £455 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
Windows
Northern Ireland

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

Operating Systems Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 40.48% 58.42% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 16
Average daily rate £306 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Windows
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -10 10 £188 -18.47% 5
Windows
Northern Ireland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (21.05%) Hudson
4 4 (21.05%) Subversion
4 4 (21.05%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (21.05%) CollabNet
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Cognos
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
5 3 (15.79%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 4 (21.05%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (10.53%) MS Access
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (21.05%) Hudson
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
2 3 (15.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) FpML
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
2 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.26%) Equities
3 1 (5.26%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.79%) ETL
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) OOD
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SSCP
1 1 (5.26%) GIAC
1 1 (5.26%) GCIH
1 1 (5.26%) CEH
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) GPEN
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) Snort
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.26%) OPNET
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) CollabNet
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Reuters
4 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.26%) LogLogic
4 1 (5.26%) Actimize
4 1 (5.26%) Sun