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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 52 80 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 20.63% 30.53% 18.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.14% 97.56% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 49 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £70 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £70 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £353 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £8.85 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £72.50 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +2.33%
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
59 82 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 23.41% 31.30% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 51 11
Average daily rate £400 £110 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £70 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £348 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £9.41 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £72.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 1 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 1 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 -1 34 £375 +163.15% 14
Chesterfield +2 9 £354 +21.98% 4
Buxton - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 52 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
3 28 (30.43%) VMware
4 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (26.09%) Manufacturing
6 23 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
8 20 (21.74%) MS Office
9 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
10 17 (18.48%) UNIX
11 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (16.30%) Windows 7
12 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
13 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
13 14 (15.22%) Citrix
14 13 (14.13%) DNS
14 13 (14.13%) IIS
14 13 (14.13%) Project Management
15 12 (13.04%) SQL
16 11 (11.96%) Oracle
16 11 (11.96%) MS Exchange
16 11 (11.96%) Finance
16 11 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (11.96%) SCCM
17 10 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
17 10 (10.87%) VMware ESX
17 10 (10.87%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (14.13%) IIS
2 11 (11.96%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.52%) Lync
3 6 (6.52%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.26%) NetWeaver
4 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) MS Office
2 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) DNS
2 6 (6.52%) DHCP
3 5 (5.43%) LAN
4 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.26%) VPN
4 3 (3.26%) WAN
5 2 (2.17%) DMVPN
5 2 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.17%) SAN
5 2 (2.17%) ATM
5 2 (2.17%) SSL
5 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.17%) Firewall
5 2 (2.17%) IPsec
6 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.09%) Wireless
6 1 (1.09%) VoIP
6 1 (1.09%) VLAN
6 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
2 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.26%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MSI
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.96%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (9.78%) Support Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) Project Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.26%) Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) jQuery
2 2 (2.17%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.17%) HTML
2 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.17%) XML
2 2 (2.17%) EDI
2 2 (2.17%) XML Messaging
2 2 (2.17%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) Ajax
3 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.09%) JSON
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.09%) Worklight
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.09%) CSS3
3 1 (1.09%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.43%) Clustering
3 5 (5.43%) iSeries
4 4 (4.35%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) AS400
5 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.09%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 23 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (18.48%) UNIX
5 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (16.30%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.78%) Linux
8 6 (6.52%) Windows 2000
9 5 (5.43%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
2 13 (14.13%) Project Management
3 11 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.43%) PLM
6 5 (5.43%) OO
6 5 (5.43%) ERP
7 4 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (4.35%) Coaching
7 4 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (4.35%) PRINCE
7 4 (4.35%) OOP
7 4 (4.35%) TQM
7 4 (4.35%) Quality Management
8 3 (3.26%) Validation
8 3 (3.26%) ITIL
8 3 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.26%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) VB
3 3 (3.26%) C#
4 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.78%) Degree
5 4 (4.35%) MCITP
5 4 (4.35%) MCSE
5 4 (4.35%) MCP
6 1 (1.09%) CISA
6 1 (1.09%) CISM
6 1 (1.09%) CCNP
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) CISSP
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.09%) CEH
6 1 (1.09%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.87%) VMware ESX
3 9 (9.78%) Terminal Services
4 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (6.52%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (6.52%) ISA Server
6 4 (4.35%) vSphere
7 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) SCCM
2 7 (7.61%) WSUS
3 6 (6.52%) SCOM
4 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
2 28 (30.43%) VMware
3 14 (15.22%) Citrix
4 11 (11.96%) Oracle
5 10 (10.87%) Cisco
5 10 (10.87%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.43%) Siemens
7 4 (4.35%) HP
8 3 (3.26%) SAP
9 2 (2.17%) Juniper
9 2 (2.17%) NetApp
9 2 (2.17%) IBM
10 1 (1.09%) Symantec
10 1 (1.09%) Remedy
10 1 (1.09%) McAfee
10 1 (1.09%) Lotus
10 1 (1.09%) Telerik
10 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.09%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
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