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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.96% 21.43% 10.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 33.80% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 9
Average daily rate
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£233 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.26
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.67%
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
33 71 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 32.67% 63.39% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 16
Average daily rate £375 £294 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +95.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%

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
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 19 August 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 -9 4 £233 +3.33% 13
Windows
Northern Ireland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) UNIX
2 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (14.29%) Clustering
6 3 (14.29%) General Ledger
6 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (14.29%) MS Access
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Billing
1 3 (14.29%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.76%) French Language
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (14.29%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.52%) Software Packaging
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Solaris
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (14.29%) ETL
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) OOD
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) GPEN
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SSCP
2 1 (4.76%) GIAC
2 1 (4.76%) GCIH
2 1 (4.76%) CEH
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) Snort
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) Cognos
5 2 (9.52%) Altiris
6 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.76%) LogLogic
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Sun
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