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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 51 28 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.54% 18.18% 30.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.00% 75.68% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 67
Average daily rate £368 £338 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +206.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £264 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £401 £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £9.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +61.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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
75 37 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 28.74% 24.03% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 8 70
Average daily rate £375 £350 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +218.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £241 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £403 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 31 £375 - 10
Chesterfield +5 11 £370 +55.78% 2
Hope Valley - 1 £320 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 58 (65.17%) Active Directory
2 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
3 35 (39.33%) Windows Server
4 33 (37.08%) VMware
5 32 (35.96%) Unix
6 28 (31.46%) Security Cleared
7 27 (30.34%) Windows XP
8 24 (26.97%) Red Hat
9 22 (24.72%) MS Excel
10 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (23.60%) Configuration Management
10 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
11 19 (21.35%) Windows 7
11 19 (21.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 19 (21.35%) VMware ESX
12 17 (19.10%) Manufacturing
12 17 (19.10%) Linux
12 17 (19.10%) HP
12 17 (19.10%) Citrix
12 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (17.98%) MS Office
14 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
14 14 (15.73%) Windows 8
14 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
15 12 (13.48%) SQL
16 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
17 10 (11.24%) Internet
17 10 (11.24%) Migration
18 9 (10.11%) ETL
18 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.99%) IIS
2 8 (8.99%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.74%) IBM Notes
4 6 (6.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.74%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.12%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.12%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.98%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Internet
2 7 (7.87%) VPN
3 6 (6.74%) Firewall
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (4.49%) LAN
4 4 (4.49%) WAN
5 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.37%) SAN
6 2 (2.25%) SSL
6 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.12%) ADSL
7 1 (1.12%) DHCP
7 1 (1.12%) DNS
7 1 (1.12%) IPsec
7 1 (1.12%) Multicast
7 1 (1.12%) NAS
7 1 (1.12%) OSPF
7 1 (1.12%) VLAN
7 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) DB2
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (19.10%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.12%) Back Office
3 1 (1.12%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Architect
2 23 (25.84%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (17.98%) Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) Desktop Support
4 7 (7.87%) Implementation Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) IT Support
5 6 (6.74%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) IT Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Migration Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.62%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.12%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.12%) J2EE
2 1 (1.12%) LINQ
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.62%) Clustering
3 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.25%) CESG
5 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.12%) iSeries
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.33%) Windows Server
2 32 (35.96%) Unix
3 27 (30.34%) Windows XP
4 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (21.35%) Windows 7
6 17 (19.10%) Linux
7 14 (15.73%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.99%) Apple iOS
8 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (6.74%) Windows 10
11 5 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (4.49%) AIX
13 2 (2.25%) Android
13 2 (2.25%) Solaris
14 1 (1.12%) HPUX
14 1 (1.12%) OS/390
14 1 (1.12%) SUSE
14 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) Configuration Management
2 19 (21.35%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (11.24%) Migration
4 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (10.11%) ETL
5 8 (8.99%) Change Control
6 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.87%) Process Improvement
7 6 (6.74%) ITIL
8 4 (4.49%) Time Management
9 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.37%) Service Management
10 2 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.25%) Change Management
10 2 (2.25%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.25%) Network Design
10 2 (2.25%) Project Management
10 2 (2.25%) V-Model
10 2 (2.25%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.12%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.48%) SQL
3 8 (8.99%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.74%) VBScript
5 1 (1.12%) C
5 1 (1.12%) C#
5 1 (1.12%) C++
5 1 (1.12%) Java
5 1 (1.12%) Perl
5 1 (1.12%) Python
5 1 (1.12%) R
5 1 (1.12%) VB
5 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.25%) CCNP
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) CCNA
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.12%) MCITP
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (65.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.35%) VMware ESX
3 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.74%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.12%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.12%) SCOM
2 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 33 (37.08%) VMware
3 24 (26.97%) Red Hat
4 17 (19.10%) Citrix
4 17 (19.10%) HP
5 6 (6.74%) Cisco
5 6 (6.74%) Lotus
6 5 (5.62%) Veritas
7 4 (4.49%) NetApp
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle
7 4 (4.49%) SAP
8 3 (3.37%) AppSense
8 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.37%) Lumension
8 3 (3.37%) Remedy
9 2 (2.25%) Bomgar
9 2 (2.25%) Juniper
10 1 (1.12%) IBM
10 1 (1.12%) Metastorm
10 1 (1.12%) Sun
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