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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 197 255 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.06% 14.49% 15.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.15% 63.12% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 108 72
Median daily rate £350 £300 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +69.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £81 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £403 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 80
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £23.47 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
317 404 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.40% 22.95% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 189 123
Median daily rate £363 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £170 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 81
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.60 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £27.50 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 May 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
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 6 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
Leicestershire +1 65 £175 -31.37% 14
Nottinghamshire -7 39 £438 +59.09% 20
Derbyshire +2 35 £364 +4.45% 6
Northamptonshire -6 34 £350 +9.37% 17
Lincolnshire +7 14 £325 +73.33% 8
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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

1 181 (44.25%) Active Directory
2 146 (35.70%) Windows Server
3 135 (33.01%) Microsoft
4 107 (26.16%) VMware
5 75 (18.34%) .NET
6 74 (18.09%) Windows XP
7 73 (17.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (17.36%) SQL Server
9 68 (16.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 66 (16.14%) Linux
11 65 (15.89%) Windows 7
12 64 (15.65%) Unix
12 64 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 61 (14.91%) ITIL
14 59 (14.43%) SQL
15 53 (12.96%) Windows 10
16 52 (12.71%) MS Exchange
17 51 (12.47%) Security Cleared
18 50 (12.22%) MS Office
19 49 (11.98%) C#
20 48 (11.74%) MS Excel
21 44 (10.76%) Cisco
21 44 (10.76%) Configuration Management
22 43 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
23 42 (10.27%) Red Hat
23 42 (10.27%) Office 365
24 40 (9.78%) Oracle
24 40 (9.78%) SC Cleared
25 39 (9.54%) Migration
26 38 (9.29%) Analytical Skills

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 52 (12.71%) MS Exchange
2 37 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 26 (6.36%) Node.js
5 24 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (4.16%) IIS
8 14 (3.42%) IBM Notes
9 13 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (3.18%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.98%) AquaLogic
11 4 (0.98%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.98%) Mule
11 4 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.98%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.98%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.73%) JBoss
Applications
1 50 (12.22%) MS Office
2 48 (11.74%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.22%) Doxygen
4 3 (0.73%) MS Project
5 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) OpenText MBPM
1 4 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.27%) Office 365
2 23 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.73%) IaaS
5 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.24%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.56%) TCP/IP
2 34 (8.31%) LAN
3 33 (8.07%) Firewall
4 31 (7.58%) SAN
5 30 (7.33%) WAN
6 25 (6.11%) DNS
7 24 (5.87%) DHCP
8 22 (5.38%) VPN
9 20 (4.89%) Internet
10 18 (4.40%) Wireless
11 15 (3.67%) Modbus
12 11 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.71%) SSL
14 6 (1.47%) Bluetooth
14 6 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.47%) ZigBee
15 4 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (0.98%) Network Security
16 3 (0.73%) iSCSI
16 3 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.93%) CouchDB
3 12 (2.93%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.71%) DTS
5 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.47%) MySQL
6 6 (1.47%) SQLite
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.73%) SSDT
10 1 (0.24%) Adabas
10 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (5.87%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.67%) git-flow
5 14 (3.42%) jspm
6 8 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.22%) GitLab
8 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.49%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.49%) MSI
9 1 (0.24%) Bower
9 1 (0.24%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.24%) Maven
9 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (7.58%) Finance
2 26 (6.36%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.18%) Banking
3 13 (3.18%) Retail
4 7 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.22%) Back Office
6 2 (0.49%) Automotive
6 2 (0.49%) Billing
6 2 (0.49%) French Language
6 2 (0.49%) German Language
6 2 (0.49%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 75 (18.34%) Developer
2 72 (17.60%) Analyst
3 50 (12.22%) Architect
4 37 (9.05%) Support Engineer
5 33 (8.07%) Solutions Architect
6 32 (7.82%) Applications Developer
7 26 (6.36%) .NET Developer
8 24 (5.87%) IT Support
8 24 (5.87%) Support Analyst
9 23 (5.62%) Service Analyst
10 21 (5.13%) C# Developer
11 20 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
13 18 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (4.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 17 (4.16%) Desktop Support
15 16 (3.91%) Desktop Engineer
15 16 (3.91%) Service Desk Analyst
16 14 (3.42%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (18.34%) .NET
2 35 (8.56%) RESTful
3 34 (8.31%) AngularJS
3 34 (8.31%) HTML
4 32 (7.82%) HTML5
5 25 (6.11%) Aurelia
6 23 (5.62%) .NET Framework
6 23 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (4.65%) Web Services
8 17 (4.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (3.91%) Entity Framework
10 15 (3.67%) Sass
11 14 (3.42%) LINQ
12 13 (3.18%) Middleware
13 10 (2.44%) SAML
14 8 (1.96%) ASP.NET
15 7 (1.71%) QML
15 7 (1.71%) Qt
16 6 (1.47%) IBM Integration Bus
16 6 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.85%) Blackberry
3 22 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.93%) Clustering
5 6 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.47%) Minimum Viable Product
5 6 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.47%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.22%) Replication
7 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.73%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.73%) EMC VNX
7 3 (0.73%) Life Science
7 3 (0.73%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.73%) NHS
8 2 (0.49%) CMDB
8 2 (0.49%) DataPower
8 2 (0.49%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.49%) FMCG
8 2 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 146 (35.70%) Windows Server
2 74 (18.09%) Windows XP
3 73 (17.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (16.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (16.14%) Linux
6 65 (15.89%) Windows 7
7 64 (15.65%) Unix
7 64 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 53 (12.96%) Windows 10
9 33 (8.07%) Windows 8
10 25 (6.11%) Windows Phone
11 19 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (4.16%) Apple iOS
13 13 (3.18%) Android
14 10 (2.44%) Solaris
15 9 (2.20%) AIX
16 8 (1.96%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.98%) MVS
17 4 (0.98%) OS/390
17 4 (0.98%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (14.91%) ITIL
2 44 (10.76%) Configuration Management
3 39 (9.54%) Migration
4 26 (6.36%) High Availability
5 24 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (3.67%) DevOps
9 15 (3.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (3.42%) CRM
10 14 (3.42%) TOGAF
11 13 (3.18%) Mentoring
12 12 (2.93%) Change Management
12 12 (2.93%) Scrum
12 12 (2.93%) Service Delivery
13 11 (2.69%) Process Improvement
13 11 (2.69%) Release Management
14 10 (2.44%) Logistics
14 10 (2.44%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.43%) SQL
2 49 (11.98%) C#
3 30 (7.33%) JavaScript
4 28 (6.85%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.38%) Java
5 22 (5.38%) VBScript
6 16 (3.91%) C++
7 14 (3.42%) TypeScript
8 12 (2.93%) ECMAScript
9 10 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.96%) C
11 5 (1.22%) PHP
12 4 (0.98%) Perl
12 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.49%) VB
14 1 (0.24%) JCL
14 1 (0.24%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.24%) Python
14 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (12.47%) Security Cleared
2 40 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.18%) MCSE
5 10 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.96%) CCNA
6 8 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.47%) DBS Check
7 6 (1.47%) MCSA
8 5 (1.22%) Degree
9 4 (0.98%) CCNP
9 4 (0.98%) CISSP
9 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.73%) ISEB
10 3 (0.73%) MCP
11 2 (0.49%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.47%) SLA
3 3 (0.73%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) TickIT
System Software
1 181 (44.25%) Active Directory
2 43 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.09%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.60%) VMware ESX
5 12 (2.93%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.96%) vSphere
7 6 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.98%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.73%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.73%) XenApp
10 2 (0.49%) Firmware
10 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.24%) NFS
11 1 (0.24%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 35 (8.56%) SCCM
2 15 (3.67%) Puppet
3 14 (3.42%) Ansible
4 10 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.71%) SCOM
6 6 (1.47%) Windows Intune
7 5 (1.22%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.22%) Salt
8 4 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.98%) Foglight
8 4 (0.98%) nmon
8 4 (0.98%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.73%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.49%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.24%) Control-M
Vendors
1 135 (33.01%) Microsoft
2 107 (26.16%) VMware
3 44 (10.76%) Cisco
4 42 (10.27%) Red Hat
5 40 (9.78%) Oracle
6 37 (9.05%) HP
7 32 (7.82%) Citrix
8 17 (4.16%) IBM
9 15 (3.67%) Siemens
10 14 (3.42%) Lotus
11 12 (2.93%) Sun
12 11 (2.69%) Dell
12 11 (2.69%) NetApp
13 10 (2.44%) EMC
14 8 (1.96%) Remedy
14 8 (1.96%) SAP
15 7 (1.71%) Palo Alto
16 6 (1.47%) Lumension
16 6 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (1.47%) Veritas
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