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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 2 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows 16 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 15.84% 25.88% 4.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.10% 57.89% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
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£208 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +3.33%
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
42 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 41.58% 44.71% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 23
Average daily rate £225 £280 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £97 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 15 £208 +10.66% 7
Windows
Northern Ireland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) UNIX
3 19 (38.78%) Linux
4 18 (36.73%) ITIL
4 18 (36.73%) Firewall
5 16 (32.65%) Solaris
6 14 (28.57%) Sun
6 14 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (26.53%) DMZ
8 12 (24.49%) DNS
8 12 (24.49%) Validation
8 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
9 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
9 11 (22.45%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (18.37%) MS Office
10 9 (18.37%) Change Management
11 8 (16.33%) Java
11 8 (16.33%) Middleware
11 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.29%) Cisco
12 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.29%) IIS
12 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
13 6 (12.24%) LAN
13 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (12.24%) Problem Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.08%) Lync
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (4.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) Firewall
2 13 (26.53%) DMZ
3 12 (24.49%) DNS
4 11 (22.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.24%) LAN
7 5 (10.20%) DHCP
7 5 (10.20%) FTP
7 5 (10.20%) HTTP
7 5 (10.20%) SSL
7 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (10.20%) Wireshark
8 3 (6.12%) LDAP
9 1 (2.04%) WAN
9 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.04%) Front Office
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Desktop Support
2 8 (16.33%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Middleware Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) IT Support
8 2 (4.08%) IT Technician
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Operations Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Middleware
2 5 (10.20%) SailPoint
3 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) UNIX
2 19 (38.78%) Linux
3 16 (32.65%) Solaris
4 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
6 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 14 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 12 (24.49%) Validation
4 9 (18.37%) Change Management
5 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.20%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (10.20%) SIEM
6 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.20%) Identity Management
6 5 (10.20%) Information Security
6 5 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 3 (6.12%) OO
8 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.33%) Java
3 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.20%) VBScript
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) GPEN
2 5 (10.20%) CISSP
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.20%) CCNA
2 5 (10.20%) SSCP
2 5 (10.20%) GIAC
2 5 (10.20%) GCIH
2 5 (10.20%) CEH
3 2 (4.08%) MCSE
3 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCA
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Snort
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) OPNET
2 4 (8.16%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (4.08%) WMI
4 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Sun
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) ArcSight
4 5 (10.20%) LogLogic
4 5 (10.20%) TIBCO
5 4 (8.16%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) IBM
5 4 (8.16%) Citrix
6 3 (6.12%) F5
7 2 (4.08%) Infoblox
7 2 (4.08%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (4.08%) Cognos
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle
7 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.08%) SAP
7 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.08%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Reuters
8 1 (2.04%) Bloomberg
Belfast, County Antrim
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