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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 54 57 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 24.55% 20.07% 37.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.60% 87.69% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 30
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£345 £133 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.37% -46.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £68 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £366 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 17
Average hourly rate £10.13 £52.75 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.80% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £11.15 £16.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £56.65 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
67 65 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 30.45% 22.89% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 31
Average daily rate £345 £250 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £68 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £424 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 17
Average hourly rate £11.00 £52.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.04% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £11.00 £16.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £56.27 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
Derby -3 37 £345 +294.28% 3
Chesterfield +17 5 £263 - 1
Alfreton - 1 - -
Bakewell - - - - 1
Matlock - - - - 1
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 50 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 41 (42.71%) Windows XP
3 39 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 35 (36.46%) MS Office
5 32 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 26 (27.08%) Windows 7
7 25 (26.04%) Security Cleared
8 24 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 23 (23.96%) Remedy
10 20 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
11 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (17.71%) Citrix
13 16 (16.67%) VMware
14 13 (13.54%) Incident Management
14 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (12.50%) Cisco
15 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
16 11 (11.46%) VB
16 11 (11.46%) MSI
16 11 (11.46%) Finance
16 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (10.42%) Hyper-V
18 9 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
18 9 (9.38%) Migration
18 9 (9.38%) HP
18 9 (9.38%) Application Packaging
19 8 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
19 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
19 8 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 8 (8.33%) WSH

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.25%) Lync
3 4 (4.17%) Quickr
3 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.17%) IIS
3 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (36.46%) MS Office
2 32 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 20 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Firewall
1 6 (6.25%) LAN
1 6 (6.25%) WAN
2 5 (5.21%) DNS
2 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.21%) Internet
3 4 (4.17%) DHCP
3 4 (4.17%) LDAP
4 3 (3.13%) Kerberos
4 3 (3.13%) VoIP
5 2 (2.08%) MPLS
5 2 (2.08%) VPN
5 2 (2.08%) SSL
6 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.04%) SNMP
6 1 (1.04%) OSPF
6 1 (1.04%) Intranet
6 1 (1.04%) BGP
6 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MSI
2 8 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (3.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.21%) Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Back Office
5 3 (3.13%) International Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (37.50%) Analyst
2 23 (23.96%) Service Analyst
3 18 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (9.38%) Applications Packager
6 8 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.29%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) IT Support
8 6 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) Desktop Support
11 3 (3.13%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.13%) Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Performance Manager
11 3 (3.13%) Performance Test Manager
12 2 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) Application Packaging
2 8 (8.33%) WSH
3 3 (3.13%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) FMCG
2 4 (4.17%) Clustering
3 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.08%) EPoS
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.71%) Windows XP
2 26 (27.08%) Windows 7
3 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.25%) UNIX
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.08%) AIX
10 1 (1.04%) Linux
10 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) Incident Management
2 9 (9.38%) Migration
3 8 (8.33%) Workflow
4 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (5.21%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (4.17%) Validation
5 4 (4.17%) Project Management
6 3 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.13%) Performance Testing
6 3 (3.13%) Test Management
7 2 (2.08%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.08%) Line Management
7 2 (2.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.08%) Coaching
7 2 (2.08%) ITIL
7 2 (2.08%) OOP
7 2 (2.08%) OO
8 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) VB
2 4 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (26.04%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) MCP
5 3 (3.13%) MCDST
6 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (1.04%) MCSA
7 1 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CCNP
7 1 (1.04%) CCNA
7 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.04%) MCTS
7 1 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.42%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.21%) vSphere
5 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.08%) XenApp
6 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.04%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.04%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (5.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (4.17%) SCCM
4 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.04%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.96%) Remedy
3 17 (17.71%) Citrix
4 16 (16.67%) VMware
5 12 (12.50%) Cisco
6 9 (9.38%) HP
7 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.17%) Lotus
9 2 (2.08%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.08%) SAP
10 1 (1.04%) Mercator
10 1 (1.04%) McAfee
10 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.04%) NetApp
10 1 (1.04%) IBM
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