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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 156 191 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.81% 11.75% 16.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 65.19% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 73 94
Median daily rate £335 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £165 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £407 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 46 56
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £10.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
Windows
England

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
260 293 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.34% 18.03% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 128 148
Median daily rate £375 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 56
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.50 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 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
Northamptonshire -3 38 £265 -11.66% 9
Leicestershire -1 33 £238 -5.00% 13
Nottinghamshire -4 32 £444 +47.91% 15
Derbyshire -3 30 £300 -14.28% 14
Lincolnshire 0 11 £400 +128.57% 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows.

1 170 (49.28%) Active Directory
2 105 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 95 (27.54%) Windows Server
4 70 (20.29%) VMware
5 66 (19.13%) Windows 7
6 64 (18.55%) ITIL
7 62 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (16.52%) Linux
9 54 (15.65%) Office 365
10 52 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 52 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 50 (14.49%) MS Excel
12 49 (14.20%) Windows XP
12 49 (14.20%) MS Office
13 47 (13.62%) Security Cleared
14 44 (12.75%) .NET
15 42 (12.17%) SCCM
15 42 (12.17%) Windows 10
16 41 (11.88%) LAN
16 41 (11.88%) WAN
16 41 (11.88%) Cisco
17 39 (11.30%) Citrix
18 38 (11.01%) SQL
19 37 (10.72%) SQL Server
20 36 (10.43%) Unix
20 36 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
22 33 (9.57%) SC Cleared
22 33 (9.57%) Finance

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 32 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (4.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (4.64%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.06%) Mule
6 12 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.19%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.03%) IBM Notes
9 7 (2.03%) IIS
10 6 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.16%) JBoss
12 4 (1.16%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.87%) Apache
13 3 (0.87%) CMS
13 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.29%) Jetty
Applications
1 50 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 49 (14.20%) MS Office
3 6 (1.74%) Doxygen
3 6 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.58%) Endur
2 2 (0.58%) Findur
2 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 54 (15.65%) Office 365
2 33 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.32%) IaaS
5 6 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.88%) LAN
1 41 (11.88%) WAN
2 29 (8.41%) Firewall
2 29 (8.41%) VPN
3 26 (7.54%) Wireless
4 24 (6.96%) DNS
4 24 (6.96%) SAN
5 19 (5.51%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (4.93%) DHCP
7 16 (4.64%) TCP/IP
8 13 (3.77%) Network Security
9 12 (3.48%) Internet
10 7 (2.03%) Bluetooth
10 7 (2.03%) ZigBee
11 6 (1.74%) SSL
12 5 (1.45%) HTTP
13 4 (1.16%) Skype
14 3 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.87%) Intranet
14 3 (0.87%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.61%) MySQL
3 8 (2.32%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.03%) CouchDB
4 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.03%) SQLite
5 5 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) DB2
8 1 (0.29%) DTS
8 1 (0.29%) HBase
8 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.29%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.29%) Redis
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.19%) Git (software)
1 11 (3.19%) git-flow
1 11 (3.19%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.32%) GitLab
2 8 (2.32%) jspm
3 7 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.16%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.87%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.58%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.58%) MSI
7 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.29%) Maven
7 1 (0.29%) Subversion
7 1 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 33 (9.57%) Finance
2 16 (4.64%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.19%) Banking
4 10 (2.90%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.90%) Retail
5 8 (2.32%) Back Office
6 6 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.16%) Electronics
7 4 (1.16%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Automotive
8 2 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (21.45%) Analyst
2 48 (13.91%) Developer
3 42 (12.17%) Architect
4 36 (10.43%) Service Analyst
5 32 (9.28%) Service Desk Analyst
6 27 (7.83%) Support Engineer
7 21 (6.09%) Applications Developer
7 21 (6.09%) Desktop Support
8 20 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (5.51%) Windows Engineer
10 18 (5.22%) IT Support
10 18 (5.22%) Support Analyst
11 17 (4.93%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (4.64%) IT Analyst
13 14 (4.06%) Consultant
14 12 (3.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 12 (3.48%) Administrator
14 12 (3.48%) Desktop Engineer
15 11 (3.19%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.75%) .NET
2 28 (8.12%) HTML
2 28 (8.12%) RESTful
3 25 (7.25%) HTML5
4 24 (6.96%) AngularJS
5 18 (5.22%) Aurelia
6 17 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (4.35%) Node.js
8 12 (3.48%) Web Services
9 11 (3.19%) Sass
9 11 (3.19%) XML
10 10 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (2.90%) LINQ
10 10 (2.90%) REST
11 9 (2.61%) Entity Framework
11 9 (2.61%) Middleware
12 8 (2.32%) SOAP
12 8 (2.32%) WCF
13 7 (2.03%) QML
13 7 (2.03%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.64%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.48%) Clustering
5 7 (2.03%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.03%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.74%) Replication
6 6 (1.74%) Smart Meter
7 5 (1.45%) DataPower
7 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.87%) CMDB
8 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.87%) FMCG
8 3 (0.87%) iPad
8 3 (0.87%) iPhone
8 3 (0.87%) NHS
8 3 (0.87%) User Experience
9 2 (0.58%) RIA
9 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 95 (27.54%) Windows Server
2 66 (19.13%) Windows 7
3 62 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (16.52%) Linux
5 52 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (14.20%) Windows XP
7 42 (12.17%) Windows 10
8 36 (10.43%) Unix
9 21 (6.09%) Windows Phone
10 19 (5.51%) Mac OS X
11 17 (4.93%) Windows 8
12 12 (3.48%) Android
12 12 (3.48%) Apple iOS
13 11 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.16%) AIX
14 4 (1.16%) Solaris
14 4 (1.16%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.55%) ITIL
2 32 (9.28%) DevOps
2 32 (9.28%) Migration
3 18 (5.22%) High Availability
4 17 (4.93%) Configuration Management
5 15 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (3.48%) Project Management
7 11 (3.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (3.19%) TOGAF
8 10 (2.90%) Change Management
8 10 (2.90%) Service Management
9 9 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (2.61%) ERP
9 9 (2.61%) OO
10 8 (2.32%) PRINCE2
10 8 (2.32%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (2.32%) Service Delivery
10 8 (2.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.01%) SQL
2 33 (9.57%) C#
3 27 (7.83%) JavaScript
3 27 (7.83%) PowerShell
4 18 (5.22%) Java
5 15 (4.35%) C++
5 15 (4.35%) VBScript
6 10 (2.90%) TypeScript
7 9 (2.61%) ECMAScript
7 9 (2.61%) PHP
8 7 (2.03%) C
8 7 (2.03%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.45%) VB
11 2 (0.58%) Groovy
11 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (13.62%) Security Cleared
2 33 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.64%) CISSP
5 12 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.90%) MCSE
7 8 (2.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (2.32%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.45%) Degree
9 4 (1.16%) MCP
10 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.58%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.58%) CCNA
11 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.58%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.58%) ISEB
12 1 (0.29%) APMP
12 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.03%) SLA
2 5 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.45%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.45%) QA
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 170 (49.28%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.06%) VMware ESX
5 12 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (2.90%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.61%) XenApp
8 8 (2.32%) vSphere
9 6 (1.74%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.16%) Firmware
11 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.29%) NFS
13 1 (0.29%) pfSense
13 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 42 (12.17%) SCCM
2 27 (7.83%) Ansible
3 24 (6.96%) Puppet
4 17 (4.93%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.32%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (2.03%) SCOM
7 6 (1.74%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.16%) Foglight
9 4 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.16%) nmon
9 4 (1.16%) Salt
10 2 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.58%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.58%) OVSD
11 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.29%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 105 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 70 (20.29%) VMware
3 41 (11.88%) Cisco
4 39 (11.30%) Citrix
5 25 (7.25%) HP
6 19 (5.51%) Palo Alto
7 16 (4.64%) Google
7 16 (4.64%) IBM
8 15 (4.35%) NetApp
8 15 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.77%) Remedy
10 12 (3.48%) Oracle
11 9 (2.61%) SAP
11 9 (2.61%) Sun
12 8 (2.32%) Symantec
13 7 (2.03%) arcserve
13 7 (2.03%) Lotus
14 6 (1.74%) Dell
14 6 (1.74%) EMC
14 6 (1.74%) Intel Security
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