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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 17 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 16.83% 18.69% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.57% 44.44% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 3
Average daily rate
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£208 £188 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.33
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +1.14%
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
35 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 34.65% 42.06% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 23
Average daily rate £215 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £100 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 16 £208 +10.66% 8
Windows
Northern Ireland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) ITIL
3 18 (36.00%) UNIX
4 16 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 14 (28.00%) Load Balancing
5 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (28.00%) Solaris
5 14 (28.00%) Linux
5 14 (28.00%) Firewall
6 13 (26.00%) DMZ
7 12 (24.00%) MS Office
7 12 (24.00%) Validation
8 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
8 11 (22.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (20.00%) Change Management
10 9 (18.00%) Sun
10 9 (18.00%) DNS
11 8 (16.00%) Java
11 8 (16.00%) IIS
11 8 (16.00%) Middleware
12 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
12 7 (14.00%) Finance
12 7 (14.00%) LAN
12 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.00%) Citrix
13 6 (12.00%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 8 (16.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) Lync
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) Firewall
2 13 (26.00%) DMZ
3 11 (22.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (18.00%) DNS
5 7 (14.00%) LAN
5 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.00%) DHCP
7 3 (6.00%) LDAP
8 2 (4.00%) WAN
8 2 (4.00%) SAN
8 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.00%) NAS
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.00%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.00%) DMVPN
9 1 (2.00%) Multicast
9 1 (2.00%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (2.00%) NX-OS
9 1 (2.00%) OSPF
9 1 (2.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Desktop Support
2 8 (16.00%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support
8 1 (2.00%) IT Technician
8 1 (2.00%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Middleware
2 5 (10.00%) SailPoint
2 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) iPad
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) e-Health
4 1 (2.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) UNIX
2 16 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (28.00%) Solaris
3 14 (28.00%) Linux
4 11 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Load Balancing
3 12 (24.00%) Validation
4 10 (20.00%) Change Management
5 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.00%) Identity Management
7 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) ETL
9 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.00%) E-Discovery
10 1 (2.00%) UX Design
10 1 (2.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Usability Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.00%) Java
3 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.00%) VBScript
5 4 (8.00%) SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Jython
7 1 (2.00%) C#
7 1 (2.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) MCSE
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) GPEN
4 1 (2.00%) SSCP
4 1 (2.00%) GIAC
4 1 (2.00%) CEH
4 1 (2.00%) GCIH
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CCA
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.00%) WMI
3 1 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) OPNET
3 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Sun
3 7 (14.00%) Citrix
4 5 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 4 (8.00%) IBM
5 4 (8.00%) Reuters
5 4 (8.00%) Bloomberg
5 4 (8.00%) F5
6 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle
7 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.00%) SAP
7 2 (4.00%) Cognos
7 2 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.00%) LogLogic
8 1 (2.00%) Tableau
8 1 (2.00%) NetQoS
8 1 (2.00%) McAfee
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