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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 43 94 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.11% 24.80% 23.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.00% 93.07% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 62 13
Average daily rate
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£256 £110 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.95% -56.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £68 £70 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £340 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.45 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -51.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.34 £8.82 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £13.07 £69.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.81%
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
50 101 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 22.22% 26.65% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 67 18
Average daily rate £325 £110 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -65.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £70 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £8.85 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.00 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 0 21 £350 +133.33% 4
Chesterfield -4 6 £238 +82.69% 2
Ilkeston 0 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 54 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (47.00%) Active Directory
3 36 (36.00%) Windows XP
4 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (33.00%) Security Cleared
6 31 (31.00%) SC Cleared
7 30 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 29 (29.00%) MS Office
9 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (23.00%) VMware
11 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
11 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (15.00%) UNIX
12 15 (15.00%) VB
12 15 (15.00%) MSI
13 14 (14.00%) Citrix
14 13 (13.00%) DNS
15 12 (12.00%) Cisco
15 12 (12.00%) VMware ESX
15 12 (12.00%) Finance
15 12 (12.00%) SCCM
16 11 (11.00%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (11.00%) Configuration Management
16 11 (11.00%) HP
16 11 (11.00%) Red Hat
16 11 (11.00%) MS Exchange
17 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (10.00%) Manufacturing
17 10 (10.00%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (11.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.00%) Lync
3 4 (4.00%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.00%) Quickr
4 3 (3.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (29.00%) MS Office
2 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) DNS
2 8 (8.00%) DHCP
3 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.00%) Internet
4 4 (4.00%) LDAP
4 4 (4.00%) LAN
4 4 (4.00%) WAN
5 3 (3.00%) DMVPN
5 3 (3.00%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.00%) VPN
5 3 (3.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.00%) SSL
5 3 (3.00%) VoIP
5 3 (3.00%) IPsec
5 3 (3.00%) Firewall
6 2 (2.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.00%) Network Security
7 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.00%) SAN
7 1 (1.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) MSI
2 7 (7.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.00%) Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Analyst
2 11 (11.00%) Technical Leader
3 9 (9.00%) Service Analyst
4 8 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.00%) Applications Packager
4 8 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Consultant
6 6 (6.00%) IT Support
7 5 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.00%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 7 (7.00%) WSH
3 3 (3.00%) ADSI
4 2 (2.00%) EDIFACT
4 2 (2.00%) XML Messaging
4 2 (2.00%) HTML
4 2 (2.00%) XML
4 2 (2.00%) EDI
5 1 (1.00%) JSON
5 1 (1.00%) Ajax
5 1 (1.00%) jQuery
5 1 (1.00%) HTML5
5 1 (1.00%) CSS3
5 1 (1.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.00%) Worklight
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.00%) CSS
5 1 (1.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Clustering
3 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.00%) FMCG
4 3 (3.00%) PKI
5 2 (2.00%) EPoS
5 2 (2.00%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.00%) iSeries
6 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) AS400
6 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.00%) Windows XP
2 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (15.00%) UNIX
7 7 (7.00%) Windows Vista
7 7 (7.00%) Linux
8 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.00%) zOS
10 1 (1.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 11 (11.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (9.00%) Project Management
3 8 (8.00%) OO
3 8 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (7.00%) OOP
4 7 (7.00%) Migration
5 6 (6.00%) Validation
5 6 (6.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.00%) Workflow
7 4 (4.00%) ITIL
7 4 (4.00%) Line Management
8 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.00%) B2B
8 2 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.00%) Web Development
8 2 (2.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.00%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.00%) Time Management
9 1 (1.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.00%) VB
2 6 (6.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (33.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (31.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.00%) Degree
4 5 (5.00%) MCP
4 5 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (2.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.00%) MCDST
5 2 (2.00%) MCITP
5 2 (2.00%) MOS
6 1 (1.00%) HP APS
6 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (47.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.00%) VMware ESX
3 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.00%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.00%) vSphere
7 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.00%) XenApp
8 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) SCCM
2 7 (7.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (4.00%) SCOM
4 4 (4.00%) WSUS
5 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 54 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.00%) VMware
3 14 (14.00%) Citrix
4 12 (12.00%) Cisco
5 11 (11.00%) HP
5 11 (11.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.00%) Remedy
7 4 (4.00%) Lotus
8 3 (3.00%) IBM
9 2 (2.00%) NetApp
9 2 (2.00%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.00%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.00%) SAP
10 1 (1.00%) McAfee
10 1 (1.00%) Mercator
10 1 (1.00%) Symantec