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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.05% 23.70% 20.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.67% 80.65% 87.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £208 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 14
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -68.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.64 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £72.50 £56.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 20.78% 29.38% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 22
Average daily rate £375 £325 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +56.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £255 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £350 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -74.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £72.50 £56.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 37 £400 +23.07% 8
Chesterfield -5 4 £305 -12.23% 4
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 36 (39.13%) Manufacturing
4 35 (38.04%) Security Cleared
5 32 (34.78%) VMware
6 29 (31.52%) Windows XP
6 29 (31.52%) SC Cleared
7 28 (30.43%) UNIX
7 28 (30.43%) Configuration Management
8 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (23.91%) Red Hat
9 22 (23.91%) VMware ESX
10 21 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
11 20 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 18 (19.57%) Citrix
12 18 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
14 15 (16.30%) IIS
14 15 (16.30%) Oracle
15 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
16 12 (13.04%) Project Management
17 11 (11.96%) SQL
17 11 (11.96%) Cisco
18 9 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (9.78%) SIEM
18 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (9.78%) MS Office
18 9 (9.78%) Firewall
18 9 (9.78%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (16.30%) IIS
2 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.26%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) Firewall
2 7 (7.61%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (7.61%) Network Security
3 4 (4.35%) LAN
3 4 (4.35%) DNS
4 3 (3.26%) SSL
4 3 (3.26%) WAN
4 3 (3.26%) DHCP
5 2 (2.17%) Wireless
6 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.09%) VLAN
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.09%) LDAP
6 1 (1.09%) ATM
6 1 (1.09%) VPN
6 1 (1.09%) IPv4
6 1 (1.09%) IPv6
6 1 (1.09%) DWDM
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
2 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
1 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 36 (39.13%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.78%) Finance
3 4 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Architect
3 10 (10.87%) Project Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Technical Leader
4 9 (9.78%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.61%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
3 2 (2.17%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.17%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.09%) CSS3
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.09%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.09%) WPF
4 1 (1.09%) jQuery
4 1 (1.09%) RESTful
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.09%) CSS
4 1 (1.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.35%) iSeries
3 4 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.26%) Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) CESG
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.09%) Statistics
6 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Windows XP
2 28 (30.43%) UNIX
3 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.61%) Linux
7 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.26%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.17%) Android
10 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Configuration Management
2 20 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
3 18 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (13.04%) Project Management
5 9 (9.78%) SIEM
6 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 8 (8.70%) SDLC
7 7 (7.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (6.52%) ITIL
9 5 (5.43%) ERP
9 5 (5.43%) PLM
9 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.43%) Time Management
9 5 (5.43%) Coaching
10 4 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (4.35%) TQM
10 4 (4.35%) Quality Management
10 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) C#
3 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.26%) Java
5 2 (2.17%) C++
5 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.09%) Korn
6 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.09%) C-shell
6 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (38.04%) Security Cleared
2 29 (31.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.43%) Degree
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.17%) MCITP
6 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (1.09%) CCNP
7 1 (1.09%) CCNA
7 1 (1.09%) CCDA
7 1 (1.09%) ISEB
7 1 (1.09%) CISSP
7 1 (1.09%) PMP
7 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.09%) CISA
7 1 (1.09%) CISM
7 1 (1.09%) CEH
7 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 22 (23.91%) VMware ESX
3 9 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.70%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.09%) XenApp
7 1 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.09%) vSphere
7 1 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Nessus
1 7 (7.61%) Nmap
2 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.17%) WSUS
3 2 (2.17%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 32 (34.78%) VMware
3 22 (23.91%) Red Hat
4 18 (19.57%) Citrix
5 15 (16.30%) Oracle
6 11 (11.96%) Cisco
7 8 (8.70%) HP
8 7 (7.61%) Blue Coat
8 7 (7.61%) Sourcefire
8 7 (7.61%) IronPort
8 7 (7.61%) ArcSight
9 5 (5.43%) Siemens
10 4 (4.35%) Juniper
11 3 (3.26%) SAP
11 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.26%) Nimsoft
12 2 (2.17%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.17%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.09%) LANDesk
13 1 (1.09%) Brocade
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