The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 40 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.60% 21.66% 18.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 75.81% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £88
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +271.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £264 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £345 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 11
Average hourly rate £11.75 £10.75 £53.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% -79.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £9.07 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.25 £56.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Windows
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 22.33% 28.57% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 28
Average daily rate £350 £325 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £345 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -79.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.66 £9.21 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.00 £56.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Derbyshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Derbyshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
Derby -1 26 £350 +7.69% 3
Chesterfield +2 10 £363 +38.09% 6
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 46 (55.42%) Active Directory
2 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.12%) VMware
3 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
4 24 (28.92%) UNIX
5 23 (27.71%) Manufacturing
6 21 (25.30%) Windows XP
6 21 (25.30%) Configuration Management
7 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
8 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (20.48%) Red Hat
9 17 (20.48%) VMware ESX
10 16 (19.28%) Citrix
10 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
11 15 (18.07%) Requirements Analysis
12 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
13 12 (14.46%) Cisco
14 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
15 10 (12.05%) Firewall
15 10 (12.05%) Project Management
15 10 (12.05%) SIEM
16 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
16 9 (10.84%) IIS
17 8 (9.64%) SQL
17 8 (9.64%) Oracle
17 8 (9.64%) HP
18 7 (8.43%) Nessus
18 7 (8.43%) Blue Coat

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 9 (10.84%) IIS
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.20%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) Firewall
2 7 (8.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (8.43%) Network Security
3 5 (6.02%) LAN
3 5 (6.02%) WAN
4 3 (3.61%) DNS
4 3 (3.61%) SSL
5 2 (2.41%) DHCP
6 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.20%) VPN
6 1 (1.20%) IPv4
6 1 (1.20%) IPv6
6 1 (1.20%) DWDM
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.20%) VLAN
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.20%) Wireless
6 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) DB2
2 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
1 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (27.71%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Analyst
2 11 (13.25%) Architect
3 9 (10.84%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.64%) Technical Leader
5 7 (8.43%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Security Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Project Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) SAP Basis
3 3 (3.61%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
5 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.20%) WPF
5 1 (1.20%) RESTful
5 1 (1.20%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.20%) CSS3
5 1 (1.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.82%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.82%) CESG
3 4 (4.82%) iSeries
3 4 (4.82%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.41%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) NHS
6 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.92%) UNIX
2 21 (25.30%) Windows XP
3 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.23%) Windows 8
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.82%) AIX
7 4 (4.82%) Linux
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.61%) Android
8 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Configuration Management
2 15 (18.07%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (14.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (12.05%) Project Management
4 10 (12.05%) SIEM
5 7 (8.43%) SDLC
5 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (7.23%) ITIL
7 5 (6.02%) ERP
7 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.02%) Time Management
7 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.82%) PLM
8 4 (4.82%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (4.82%) Quality Management
8 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) TQM
9 3 (3.61%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) C#
2 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.41%) C++
3 2 (2.41%) Java
3 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.20%) Korn
4 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.20%) C-shell
4 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.61%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) MCITP
5 2 (2.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) CCNP
6 1 (1.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) CCDA
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.20%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (55.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.48%) VMware ESX
3 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.82%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.20%) XenApp
6 1 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.20%) vSphere
6 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Nessus
1 7 (8.43%) Nmap
2 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.61%) SCCM
3 2 (2.41%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) SCOM
4 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.12%) VMware
3 17 (20.48%) Red Hat
4 16 (19.28%) Citrix
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco
6 8 (9.64%) HP
6 8 (9.64%) Oracle
7 7 (8.43%) Blue Coat
7 7 (8.43%) Sourcefire
7 7 (8.43%) IronPort
7 7 (8.43%) ArcSight
8 5 (6.02%) SAP
9 4 (4.82%) Juniper
10 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.61%) Nimsoft
10 3 (3.61%) Siemens
11 2 (2.41%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.41%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.20%) Remedy
12 1 (1.20%) Brocade
Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago