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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 11.90% 20.31% 25.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.22% 61.90% 57.41%
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 £324 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
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 £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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 21 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 30.36% 32.81% 44.63%
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 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +38.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -5 20 £175 -44.00% 7
Windows
Northern Ireland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 9 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Windows.

1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 9 (23.08%) Degree
5 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
5 8 (20.51%) Citrix
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
6 7 (17.95%) MS Project
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (15.38%) MS Office
7 6 (15.38%) C
7 6 (15.38%) AIX
7 6 (15.38%) Solaris
7 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
7 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (12.82%) SCCM
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.82%) Office 365
8 5 (12.82%) Middleware
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Project
3 6 (15.38%) MS Office
3 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DHCP
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 3 (7.69%) Wireless
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) WebEx
4 1 (2.56%) SSH
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) NUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) French Language
4 2 (5.13%) German Language
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Italian Language
4 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) IT Support
3 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) ICT Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) ICT Support
6 3 (7.69%) ICT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) Core Data
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.13%) WCF
3 2 (5.13%) XMPP
4 1 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) BYOD
1 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Equities
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) AIX
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Solaris
3 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.26%) Android
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (12.82%) Project Management
2 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
2 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
3 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.69%) Change Management
4 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Software Distribution
4 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) ITSM
5 2 (5.13%) MVC
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) C
3 5 (12.82%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (12.82%) MCP
2 5 (12.82%) MCSE
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MCTS
4 2 (5.13%) HND
5 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Simpana
3 1 (2.56%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Apple
5 3 (7.69%) CommVault
5 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco
6 2 (5.13%) Civica
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Altiris
7 1 (2.56%) Avaya
7 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.56%) CA
7 1 (2.56%) Compuware
7 1 (2.56%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.56%) Reuters
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