The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Derbyshire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 23.36% 18.91% 27.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.65% 86.54% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £120 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+170.83% -61.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £68 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 23
Average hourly rate £11.00 £52.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.04% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.64 £12.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £56.59 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 52 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 28.97% 21.85% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 15
Average daily rate £325 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £68 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 23
Average hourly rate £13.50 £52.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £56.59 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
East Midlands

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 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -3 31 £325 +271.42% 13
Chesterfield +11 7 £348 - 5
Alfreton - 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 60 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 51 (51.00%) MS Office
3 50 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 36 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 35 (35.00%) Remedy
5 35 (35.00%) MS Excel
6 27 (27.00%) Windows 7
7 22 (22.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 18 (18.00%) Incident Management
8 18 (18.00%) Citrix
9 17 (17.00%) Banking
9 17 (17.00%) Finance
9 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
10 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 13 (13.00%) International Banking
11 13 (13.00%) Back Office
12 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (11.00%) MS Exchange
14 10 (10.00%) Cisco
14 10 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (9.00%) Application Packaging
15 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (9.00%) MSI
16 8 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 8 (8.00%) WSH
16 8 (8.00%) VB
16 8 (8.00%) Migration
16 8 (8.00%) VMware
16 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.00%) Lync
4 4 (4.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.00%) IIS
6 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.00%) Quickr
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 51 (51.00%) MS Office
2 35 (35.00%) MS Excel
3 22 (22.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) Firewall
1 6 (6.00%) WAN
1 6 (6.00%) LAN
1 6 (6.00%) Internet
2 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.00%) LDAP
3 4 (4.00%) DHCP
3 4 (4.00%) DNS
4 3 (3.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (3.00%) VPN
5 2 (2.00%) MPLS
5 2 (2.00%) VoIP
6 1 (1.00%) SSL
6 1 (1.00%) OSPF
6 1 (1.00%) BGP
6 1 (1.00%) VRRP
6 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.00%) Wireless
6 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MSI
2 8 (8.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (2.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (17.00%) Banking
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) International Banking
2 13 (13.00%) Back Office
3 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (52.00%) Analyst
2 40 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 35 (35.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (9.00%) Applications Packager
6 8 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) IT Support
8 6 (6.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Desktop Support
11 3 (3.00%) IT Support Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) IT Support Analyst
12 2 (2.00%) Performance Manager
12 2 (2.00%) Server Engineer
12 2 (2.00%) Rollout Engineer
12 2 (2.00%) Server Support Engineer
12 2 (2.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) Application Packaging
2 8 (8.00%) WSH
3 3 (3.00%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.00%) NHS
2 3 (3.00%) PKI
2 3 (3.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (1.00%) EPoS
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 27 (27.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.00%) NetWare
7 2 (2.00%) Linux
7 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.00%) UNIX
8 1 (1.00%) AIX
8 1 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (8.00%) Migration
3 5 (5.00%) Workflow
4 3 (3.00%) ITIL
4 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.00%) ITSM
5 2 (2.00%) Validation
5 2 (2.00%) Project Management
5 2 (2.00%) Time Management
5 2 (2.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (2.00%) Test Management
6 1 (1.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (1.00%) QMS
6 1 (1.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.00%) Service Management
6 1 (1.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) VB
2 2 (2.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) VBScript
2 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.00%) MCDST
5 3 (3.00%) MCSE
5 3 (3.00%) MCP
6 2 (2.00%) MCTS
6 2 (2.00%) MCITP
6 2 (2.00%) MCSA
7 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.00%) CCEE
7 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.00%) Degree
7 1 (1.00%) CCNP
7 1 (1.00%) CCNA
7 1 (1.00%) CCA
7 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
1 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.00%) vSphere
5 4 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (1.00%) XenServer
7 1 (1.00%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.00%) SCCM
3 3 (3.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.00%) Remedy
3 18 (18.00%) Citrix
4 10 (10.00%) Cisco
5 8 (8.00%) VMware
6 5 (5.00%) HP
7 4 (4.00%) Lotus
8 3 (3.00%) Novell
9 2 (2.00%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.00%) SAP
10 1 (1.00%) Apple
10 1 (1.00%) McAfee
10 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.00%) Mercator
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