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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 48 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.46% 22.54% 18.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.27% 93.22% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £70 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £67 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £124 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £49.11 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.52% +270.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £9.94 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
55 59 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 21.15% 24.18% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 13
Average daily rate £349 £105 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+232.13% -57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £70 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £180 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £72.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.06% +437.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £10.15 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 32 £350 +94.44% 8
Chesterfield +7 9 £354 -11.56% 4
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (62.34%) Active Directory
2 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
3 26 (33.77%) VMware
4 25 (32.47%) Manufacturing
5 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 20 (25.97%) SC Cleared
7 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
8 18 (23.38%) Windows XP
9 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (19.48%) Configuration Management
11 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 14 (18.18%) UNIX
12 13 (16.88%) MS Office
12 13 (16.88%) Citrix
13 12 (15.58%) IIS
13 12 (15.58%) DNS
13 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
14 11 (14.29%) Oracle
14 11 (14.29%) SQL
14 11 (14.29%) Project Management
15 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
15 10 (12.99%) Cisco
15 10 (12.99%) MS Exchange
15 10 (12.99%) VMware ESX
15 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
16 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (15.58%) IIS
2 10 (12.99%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.49%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (6.49%) Lync
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.90%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) DNS
2 6 (7.79%) DHCP
3 5 (6.49%) LAN
4 3 (3.90%) Firewall
4 3 (3.90%) WAN
4 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.90%) VPN
5 2 (2.60%) SSL
5 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.60%) ATM
5 2 (2.60%) IPsec
5 2 (2.60%) DMVPN
5 2 (2.60%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.60%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.30%) VLAN
6 1 (1.30%) Network Security
6 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.30%) Wireless
6 1 (1.30%) SAN
6 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.30%) MSI
General
1 25 (32.47%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.19%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Analyst
2 10 (12.99%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (11.69%) Project Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Service Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.30%) jQuery
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.30%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) iSeries
3 5 (6.49%) Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.19%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.19%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.30%) Statistics
5 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) AS400
5 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (23.38%) Windows XP
4 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (18.18%) UNIX
6 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 7 (9.09%) Linux
8 5 (6.49%) Windows 2000
9 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Configuration Management
2 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (14.29%) Project Management
4 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.49%) PLM
6 5 (6.49%) ERP
7 4 (5.19%) TQM
7 4 (5.19%) Quality Management
7 4 (5.19%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.19%) Coaching
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.90%) PRINCE
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL
9 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.60%) MVC
10 1 (1.30%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) C#
3 1 (1.30%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 20 (25.97%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.39%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) MCITP
6 3 (3.90%) MCSE
6 3 (3.90%) MCP
7 1 (1.30%) CEH
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.30%) APMP
7 1 (1.30%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.30%) HP APS
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.30%) CISA
7 1 (1.30%) CISM
7 1 (1.30%) CISSP
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PMP
7 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (62.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.99%) VMware ESX
3 8 (10.39%) Terminal Services
4 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (6.49%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (6.49%) ISA Server
7 4 (5.19%) vSphere
8 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) SCCM
2 6 (7.79%) WSUS
3 5 (6.49%) SCOM
4 4 (5.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.30%) MOM
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
2 26 (33.77%) VMware
3 13 (16.88%) Citrix
4 11 (14.29%) Oracle
5 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.99%) Cisco
6 5 (6.49%) Siemens
7 4 (5.19%) HP
8 3 (3.90%) SAP
9 2 (2.60%) Juniper
9 2 (2.60%) NetApp
10 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.30%) Telerik
10 1 (1.30%) Veeam
10 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.30%) Talend
10 1 (1.30%) IBM
10 1 (1.30%) Symantec
10 1 (1.30%) McAfee