The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
England / East Midlands
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 190 196 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.09% 12.20% 14.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.34% 61.83% 62.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 81 90
Median daily rate £250 £319 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £116 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £405 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 48
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £23.00 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
274 317 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.88% 19.74% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 139 165
Median daily rate £275 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £153 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 48
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the East Midlands region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the East Midlands region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire +1 59 £165 -55.40% 11
Northamptonshire +5 57 £235 -6.00% 12
Leicestershire -5 31 £253 -13.67% 19
Nottinghamshire -6 24 £425 +54.54% 19
Lincolnshire -8 5 £325 +73.33% 4
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows.

1 147 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 145 (42.65%) Active Directory
3 96 (28.24%) Windows Server
4 89 (26.18%) Windows 7
5 80 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 71 (20.88%) ITIL
7 66 (19.41%) Linux
7 66 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 65 (19.12%) SCCM
9 63 (18.53%) VMware
10 56 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 55 (16.18%) MS Office
12 54 (15.88%) SQL
12 54 (15.88%) Windows 10
13 52 (15.29%) MS Excel
14 49 (14.41%) Unix
15 47 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
16 44 (12.94%) Oracle
17 39 (11.47%) Finance
18 37 (10.88%) MS Exchange
18 37 (10.88%) Security Cleared
18 37 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 36 (10.59%) Windows XP
20 34 (10.00%) Manufacturing
21 33 (9.71%) HP
21 33 (9.71%) Citrix
22 32 (9.41%) SQL Server 2012
23 31 (9.12%) DNS
23 31 (9.12%) .NET
24 30 (8.82%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 37 (10.88%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.47%) IIS
2 22 (6.47%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.65%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.76%) iPlanet
6 6 (1.76%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.47%) JBoss
7 5 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.18%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.88%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.88%) nginx
9 3 (0.88%) SAS
9 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 55 (16.18%) MS Office
2 52 (15.29%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.18%) MS Project
4 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
2 13 (3.82%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.06%) Demantra
3 7 (2.06%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.82%) Office 365
2 15 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.94%) OneDrive
5 7 (2.06%) IaaS
6 6 (1.76%) PaaS
7 5 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.29%) Route 53
10 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.12%) DNS
2 30 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 26 (7.65%) LAN
4 25 (7.35%) Firewall
5 21 (6.18%) SAN
6 19 (5.59%) WAN
6 19 (5.59%) Wireless
7 17 (5.00%) DHCP
8 15 (4.41%) Remote Desktop
8 15 (4.41%) Unified Communications
9 10 (2.94%) VPN
10 9 (2.65%) LDAP
10 9 (2.65%) NAS
10 9 (2.65%) Skype
11 7 (2.06%) VoIP
12 6 (1.76%) BIG-IP
12 6 (1.76%) Internet
12 6 (1.76%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.47%) HTTP
14 4 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (8.24%) Oracle Database
4 25 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.18%) DTS
12 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.24%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.35%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.35%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.18%) JDeveloper
3 4 (1.18%) Selenium
3 4 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.88%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.88%) JBehave
4 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.88%) JIRA
4 3 (0.88%) JUnit
4 3 (0.88%) Maven
4 3 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.59%) git-flow
5 2 (0.59%) GitLab
6 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.29%) YouTrack
General
1 39 (11.47%) Finance
2 34 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 27 (7.94%) Retail
4 13 (3.82%) Publishing
5 12 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.47%) Banking
8 3 (0.88%) Local Government
9 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.59%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (25.59%) Analyst
2 48 (14.12%) Support Engineer
3 44 (12.94%) Support Analyst
4 36 (10.59%) Windows Engineer
5 29 (8.53%) Applications Support
6 27 (7.94%) Applications Support Analyst
7 26 (7.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (7.35%) Architect
9 24 (7.06%) IT Support
10 21 (6.18%) Desktop Engineer
10 21 (6.18%) Developer
10 21 (6.18%) Service Analyst
10 21 (6.18%) Service Desk Analyst
11 18 (5.29%) Windows Support Engineer
12 17 (5.00%) IT Engineer
13 15 (4.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 15 (4.41%) Desktop Support
13 15 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (3.82%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.12%) .NET
2 11 (3.24%) J2EE
3 10 (2.94%) XML
4 8 (2.35%) HTML
4 8 (2.35%) REST
5 7 (2.06%) CSS
6 6 (1.76%) JSON
7 5 (1.47%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.47%) ADSI
7 5 (1.47%) JSP
7 5 (1.47%) Node.js
7 5 (1.47%) Spring
8 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.18%) HTML5
8 4 (1.18%) Software Packaging
8 4 (1.18%) Web Services
9 3 (0.88%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.88%) WCF
9 3 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (5.59%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.41%) Clustering
3 10 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.06%) EPoS
5 6 (1.76%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.76%) iPad
5 6 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.47%) PKI
7 4 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.88%) HP Storage
8 3 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (0.88%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.88%) User Experience
8 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.59%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 96 (28.24%) Windows Server
2 89 (26.18%) Windows 7
3 66 (19.41%) Linux
3 66 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (15.88%) Windows 10
6 49 (14.41%) Unix
7 47 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (10.59%) Windows XP
9 21 (6.18%) Windows 8
10 17 (5.00%) Android
11 13 (3.82%) Apple iOS
12 11 (3.24%) HPUX
13 7 (2.06%) AIX
14 6 (1.76%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.76%) Solaris
14 6 (1.76%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (1.18%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (20.88%) ITIL
2 30 (8.82%) Migration
3 22 (6.47%) Configuration Management
4 21 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (5.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 17 (5.00%) QMS
8 15 (4.41%) Business Analysis
8 15 (4.41%) Data Loss Prevention
8 15 (4.41%) Project Management
9 14 (4.12%) ITIL V3
10 13 (3.82%) Asset Management
11 12 (3.53%) Application Packaging
11 12 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (3.53%) High Availability
12 11 (3.24%) Incident Management
12 11 (3.24%) ITSM
12 11 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.88%) SQL
2 22 (6.47%) Java
3 19 (5.59%) PowerShell
4 18 (5.29%) C#
5 17 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.53%) VBScript
7 11 (3.24%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.06%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.76%) Python
10 5 (1.47%) C
11 4 (1.18%) C++
12 3 (0.88%) PHP
13 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.29%) COBOL
14 1 (0.29%) Go
14 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.29%) R
14 1 (0.29%) Ruby
14 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.53%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (5.88%) MCSE
5 15 (4.41%) Degree
6 9 (2.65%) CCNA
6 9 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.35%) MCITP
8 7 (2.06%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.76%) MCP
10 3 (0.88%) ISEB
10 3 (0.88%) MCSA
10 3 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.59%) CISSP
11 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.12%) ISO 9001
2 11 (3.24%) SLA
3 5 (1.47%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.88%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.29%) TickIT
System Software
1 145 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 37 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.53%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.94%) BitLocker
6 9 (2.65%) vSphere
7 8 (2.35%) XenApp
8 6 (1.76%) Docker
9 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.18%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.88%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 65 (19.12%) SCCM
2 10 (2.94%) AirWatch
3 8 (2.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (1.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.76%) SCOM
4 6 (1.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.18%) Ansible
6 4 (1.18%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.18%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.59%) OpenView
8 2 (0.59%) Puppet
8 2 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.59%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 147 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 63 (18.53%) VMware
3 44 (12.94%) Oracle
4 33 (9.71%) Citrix
4 33 (9.71%) HP
5 28 (8.24%) Cisco
6 25 (7.35%) Intel Security
7 17 (5.00%) Dell
8 15 (4.41%) NetApp
9 13 (3.82%) Sun
10 10 (2.94%) EMC
10 10 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.94%) Symantec
11 8 (2.35%) BMC
12 6 (1.76%) BEA
12 6 (1.76%) F5
12 6 (1.76%) Webroot
13 5 (1.47%) Siemens
14 4 (1.18%) Apple
14 4 (1.18%) Lotus
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