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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 35 97 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.04% 31.09% 17.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.37% 94.17% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 63 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £105 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -58.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £70 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £172 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.94 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.05% -34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £8.67 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £72.50 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £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
41 103 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 21.13% 33.01% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 67 12
Average daily rate £325 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £70 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £275 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £8.82 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £72.50 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

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
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 26 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 26 £350 +233.33% 12
Chesterfield -5 4 - - 1
Buxton - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 49 (54.44%) Microsoft
2 45 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (34.44%) VMware
5 29 (32.22%) Windows XP
6 28 (31.11%) Security Cleared
7 26 (28.89%) SC Cleared
8 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (24.44%) Manufacturing
10 21 (23.33%) UNIX
10 21 (23.33%) MS Office
11 20 (22.22%) Windows 7
12 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (17.78%) Configuration Management
13 15 (16.67%) VMware ESX
14 14 (15.56%) Red Hat
14 14 (15.56%) Requirements Analysis
15 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
16 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
16 12 (13.33%) Finance
16 12 (13.33%) Degree
16 12 (13.33%) SCCM
16 12 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (12.22%) DNS
18 10 (11.11%) HP
18 10 (11.11%) MS Exchange
18 10 (11.11%) SQL
19 9 (10.00%) Linux
19 9 (10.00%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 10 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) IIS
3 5 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (5.56%) Lync
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) NetWeaver
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) MS Office
2 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.22%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) DNS
2 5 (5.56%) LAN
2 5 (5.56%) DHCP
3 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.33%) VPN
4 3 (3.33%) WAN
5 2 (2.22%) ATM
5 2 (2.22%) VoIP
5 2 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.22%) SSL
5 2 (2.22%) SAN
5 2 (2.22%) DMVPN
5 2 (2.22%) IPsec
5 2 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.11%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.11%) VLAN
6 1 (1.11%) Network Security
6 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.33%) SAP HANA
2 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MSI
2 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (24.44%) Manufacturing
2 12 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (5.56%) Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (16.67%) Analyst
2 12 (13.33%) Technical Leader
3 11 (12.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (10.00%) Consultant
5 8 (8.89%) Developer
6 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.78%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Project Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.44%) IT Support
10 3 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (2.22%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.22%) HTML
2 2 (2.22%) XML
2 2 (2.22%) EDI
2 2 (2.22%) EDIFACT
2 2 (2.22%) XML Messaging
2 2 (2.22%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.11%) HTML5
3 1 (1.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.11%) CSS3
3 1 (1.11%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.11%) Worklight
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.11%) Ajax
3 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.11%) iSeries
4 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) AS400
4 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 29 (32.22%) Windows XP
3 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (23.33%) UNIX
5 20 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.00%) Linux
8 8 (8.89%) Windows Vista
9 5 (5.56%) Windows 2000
10 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) Configuration Management
2 14 (15.56%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (8.89%) OO
5 7 (7.78%) Project Management
5 7 (7.78%) OOP
6 6 (6.67%) Validation
6 6 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.44%) PRINCE
7 4 (4.44%) Line Management
8 3 (3.33%) Workflow
8 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.22%) MVC
9 2 (2.22%) B2B
9 2 (2.22%) Migration
9 2 (2.22%) ITIL
9 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.22%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) VB
3 3 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.11%) Java
5 1 (1.11%) Python
5 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 26 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.33%) Degree
4 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.44%) MCSE
6 3 (3.33%) MCP
6 3 (3.33%) MCITP
6 3 (3.33%) VCP4
7 2 (2.22%) MOS
7 2 (2.22%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.11%) PMP
8 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.11%) CCNP
8 1 (1.11%) ISEB
8 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.11%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 5 (5.56%) Terminal Services
3 5 (5.56%) ISA Server
3 5 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (4.44%) vSphere
4 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) SCCM
2 6 (6.67%) WSUS
3 5 (5.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.11%) MOM
4 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (54.44%) Microsoft
2 31 (34.44%) VMware
3 14 (15.56%) Red Hat
4 10 (11.11%) HP
5 9 (10.00%) Citrix
6 7 (7.78%) Oracle
6 7 (7.78%) Cisco
7 3 (3.33%) SAP
7 3 (3.33%) NetApp
7 3 (3.33%) Remedy
8 2 (2.22%) Symantec
8 2 (2.22%) Siemens
8 2 (2.22%) IBM
9 1 (1.11%) Lotus
9 1 (1.11%) McAfee
9 1 (1.11%) Telerik
9 1 (1.11%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.11%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.11%) Veeam
9 1 (1.11%) Talend
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