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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 10.11% 16.25% 7.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 48.15% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £125 £121 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% -65.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £104 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
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
15 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 16.85% 33.75% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 9
Median daily rate £300 £200 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £108 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -1 9 £125 +3.73% 9
Windows
Northern Ireland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (13.04%) MSI
7 3 (13.04%) MCSA
7 3 (13.04%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) CCNA
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Software Deployment
7 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Office Automation

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 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Primavera
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MSI
2 1 (4.35%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Deployment Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Deployment Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Rollout Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Rollout Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Support
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Change Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Office Automation
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Software Deployment
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Escalation Management
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
4 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (8.70%) PMP
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) HND
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (8.70%) Unicenter
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.35%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Blue Prism
2 2 (8.70%) BMC
2 2 (8.70%) CA
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Remedy
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Altiris
3 1 (4.35%) BT
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Civica
3 1 (4.35%) Compuware
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
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