The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 29 48 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 14.87% 18.39% 19.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.56% 84.21% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 18
Median daily rate £350 £403 £70
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +475.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £289 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £426 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 22
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £49.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.40 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.80 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
36 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.46% 21.84% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 21
Median daily rate £364 £400 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +92.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £297 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £424 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 22
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £25.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +1 21 £345 -15.94% 5
Chesterfield -1 2 £350 +14.75% 2
Belper - 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 48 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 36 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 35 (43.21%) Security Cleared
3 35 (43.21%) Unix
3 35 (43.21%) VMware
4 30 (37.04%) Windows XP
5 29 (35.80%) SC Cleared
6 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (29.63%) Red Hat
8 23 (28.40%) Configuration Management
9 22 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (25.93%) VMware ESX
11 19 (23.46%) Manufacturing
11 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
11 19 (23.46%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (19.75%) HP
13 15 (18.52%) Citrix
13 15 (18.52%) MS Office
13 15 (18.52%) Linux
13 15 (18.52%) Windows 8
13 15 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (16.05%) PowerShell
15 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
16 11 (13.58%) ITIL
16 11 (13.58%) Windows 7
17 10 (12.35%) Process Improvement
17 10 (12.35%) Apple iOS
17 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (8.64%) IBM Notes
2 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (6.17%) IIS
4 4 (4.94%) AquaLogic
4 4 (4.94%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.94%) Tuxedo
4 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Internet
2 8 (9.88%) VPN
3 7 (8.64%) Firewall
4 5 (6.17%) SSL
5 4 (4.94%) DHCP
5 4 (4.94%) LAN
5 4 (4.94%) WAN
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.70%) SAN
7 2 (2.47%) DNS
7 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.23%) ADSL
8 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.23%) IPsec
8 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.23%) Network Security
8 1 (1.23%) OSPF
8 1 (1.23%) VoIP
8 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.47%) MSI
3 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 19 (23.46%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Back Office
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Architect
2 21 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (19.75%) Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) IT Support
6 5 (6.17%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.17%) IT Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Active Directory Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Information Architect
9 2 (2.47%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (4.94%) J2EE
1 4 (4.94%) Middleware
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.41%) Clustering
4 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.23%) iPhone
6 1 (1.23%) iSeries
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 35 (43.21%) Unix
3 30 (37.04%) Windows XP
4 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.52%) Linux
5 15 (18.52%) Windows 8
6 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (13.58%) Windows 7
8 10 (12.35%) Apple iOS
9 9 (11.11%) Windows 10
10 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (4.94%) AIX
11 4 (4.94%) OS/390
11 4 (4.94%) Solaris
12 3 (3.70%) Android
12 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Configuration Management
2 19 (23.46%) Requirements Analysis
3 15 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (13.58%) ITIL
5 10 (12.35%) Process Improvement
6 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (6.17%) Change Control
7 5 (6.17%) ETL
7 5 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.17%) Time Management
8 4 (4.94%) Change Management
8 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.94%) QMS
8 4 (4.94%) Release Management
8 4 (4.94%) Security Management
8 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.35%) VBScript
3 7 (8.64%) SQL
4 6 (7.41%) C
5 5 (6.17%) Java
5 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.94%) C++
6 4 (4.94%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) C#
7 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) R
7 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (43.21%) Security Cleared
2 29 (35.80%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.47%) CCNP
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) CCNA
5 1 (1.23%) CISSP
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.23%) SSCP
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 48 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.93%) VMware ESX
3 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.88%) XenDesktop
5 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.47%) Firmware
7 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.23%) XenApp
7 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 35 (43.21%) VMware
3 24 (29.63%) Red Hat
4 16 (19.75%) HP
5 15 (18.52%) Citrix
6 7 (8.64%) Lotus
7 6 (7.41%) Lumension
7 6 (7.41%) Veritas
8 5 (6.17%) Oracle
9 4 (4.94%) AppSense
9 4 (4.94%) Axway
9 4 (4.94%) Fujitsu
9 4 (4.94%) IBM
9 4 (4.94%) Sun
10 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.70%) Cisco
11 2 (2.47%) EMC
11 2 (2.47%) Juniper
11 2 (2.47%) NetApp
11 2 (2.47%) Remedy
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