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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
England / East Midlands
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 189 224 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.68% 15.04% 13.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.52% 64.93% 61.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 88 80
Median daily rate £275 £293 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £114 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.53 £27.50 £19.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.49%

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
268 345 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.97% 23.17% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 156 142
Median daily rate £300 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Northamptonshire +6 63 £200 -26.60% 14
Derbyshire +1 58 £218 -41.61% 11
Leicestershire -11 28 £290 +5.45% 16
Nottinghamshire -14 21 £450 +63.63% 14
Lincolnshire -3 9 £155 -17.88% 2
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (45.37%) Active Directory
2 139 (42.90%) Microsoft
3 89 (27.47%) Windows 7
4 87 (26.85%) Windows Server
5 71 (21.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (20.06%) SQL Server
6 65 (20.06%) ITIL
7 64 (19.75%) VMware
8 59 (18.21%) MS Excel
9 58 (17.90%) Linux
9 58 (17.90%) SCCM
10 57 (17.59%) MS Office
11 55 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 52 (16.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 50 (15.43%) SQL
14 46 (14.20%) Windows 10
15 43 (13.27%) Unix
16 42 (12.96%) Finance
17 39 (12.04%) Windows XP
17 39 (12.04%) Security Cleared
18 35 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
18 35 (10.80%) Oracle
19 33 (10.19%) MS Exchange
19 33 (10.19%) SC Cleared
20 31 (9.57%) Manufacturing
21 30 (9.26%) Citrix
21 30 (9.26%) Office 365
22 29 (8.95%) Cisco
23 28 (8.64%) HP
23 28 (8.64%) DNS

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 33 (10.19%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (4.32%) IIS
4 7 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.85%) iPlanet
5 6 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.93%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.93%) nginx
6 3 (0.93%) SAS
7 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 59 (18.21%) MS Excel
2 57 (17.59%) MS Office
3 13 (4.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.23%) MS Project
4 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.01%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (3.40%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.85%) Demantra
4 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.31%) Endur
5 1 (0.31%) Findur
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.26%) Office 365
2 12 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.78%) OneDrive
4 7 (2.16%) IaaS
5 6 (1.85%) PaaS
6 5 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.31%) Route 53
9 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.64%) DNS
2 26 (8.02%) LAN
3 22 (6.79%) Firewall
3 22 (6.79%) WAN
4 19 (5.86%) SAN
4 19 (5.86%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.86%) Wireless
5 16 (4.94%) DHCP
6 15 (4.63%) Unified Communications
7 10 (3.09%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (2.78%) LDAP
8 9 (2.78%) NAS
8 9 (2.78%) VPN
9 8 (2.47%) Internet
9 8 (2.47%) VoIP
10 6 (1.85%) BIG-IP
10 6 (1.85%) Kerberos
10 6 (1.85%) Skype
11 5 (1.54%) HTTP
12 4 (1.23%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (20.06%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 22 (6.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (6.48%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (4.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (4.01%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.54%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.23%) DTS
12 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.23%) MySQL
12 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.16%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.23%) GitLab
4 4 (1.23%) JDeveloper
4 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.23%) Selenium
4 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.93%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.93%) JBehave
5 3 (0.93%) JIRA
5 3 (0.93%) JUnit
5 3 (0.93%) Maven
5 3 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.62%) git-flow
7 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (12.96%) Finance
2 31 (9.57%) Manufacturing
3 23 (7.10%) Retail
4 17 (5.25%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.09%) Publishing
6 9 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.85%) Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.62%) Back Office
9 2 (0.62%) Local Government
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (27.47%) Analyst
2 43 (13.27%) Support Engineer
3 34 (10.49%) Support Analyst
4 33 (10.19%) Service Analyst
4 33 (10.19%) Windows Engineer
5 32 (9.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 23 (7.10%) Applications Support
7 22 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (6.79%) Applications Support Analyst
7 22 (6.79%) IT Support
8 20 (6.17%) Developer
9 19 (5.86%) Architect
9 19 (5.86%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.94%) IT Analyst
11 16 (4.94%) IT Engineer
11 16 (4.94%) Windows Support Engineer
12 14 (4.32%) Desktop Support
12 14 (4.32%) Service Desk Engineer
13 13 (4.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.64%) .NET
2 9 (2.78%) XML
3 8 (2.47%) HTML
3 8 (2.47%) REST
4 7 (2.16%) CSS
5 6 (1.85%) J2EE
5 6 (1.85%) JSON
6 5 (1.54%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.54%) ADSI
6 5 (1.54%) JSP
6 5 (1.54%) Node.js
6 5 (1.54%) Spring
7 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.23%) HTML5
8 3 (0.93%) LINQ
8 3 (0.93%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.93%) WCF
8 3 (0.93%) Web Services
8 3 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.63%) Clustering
2 15 (4.63%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 6 (1.85%) iPad
4 6 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.54%) PKI
6 4 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (1.23%) EPoS
6 4 (1.23%) HP Storage
6 4 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.93%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.62%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.62%) NHS
8 2 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 89 (27.47%) Windows 7
2 87 (26.85%) Windows Server
3 71 (21.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (17.90%) Linux
5 55 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (16.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (14.20%) Windows 10
8 43 (13.27%) Unix
9 39 (12.04%) Windows XP
10 18 (5.56%) Android
11 16 (4.94%) Windows 8
12 13 (4.01%) Apple iOS
13 10 (3.09%) HPUX
14 7 (2.16%) AIX
14 7 (2.16%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.85%) Solaris
15 6 (1.85%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.06%) ITIL
2 23 (7.10%) Configuration Management
3 19 (5.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (5.56%) Migration
5 17 (5.25%) Project Management
6 16 (4.94%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 15 (4.63%) Data Loss Prevention
8 14 (4.32%) High Availability
8 14 (4.32%) Incident Management
8 14 (4.32%) ITIL V3
9 13 (4.01%) Asset Management
9 13 (4.01%) QMS
10 12 (3.70%) Application Packaging
10 12 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (3.40%) Business Analysis
11 11 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (3.40%) SDLC
11 11 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (3.09%) Chat Support
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.43%) SQL
2 19 (5.86%) C#
3 18 (5.56%) Java
4 17 (5.25%) PowerShell
5 13 (4.01%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.47%) VBScript
8 7 (2.16%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.85%) Python
10 5 (1.54%) C
10 5 (1.54%) C++
11 4 (1.23%) PHP
12 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.62%) VB
13 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.31%) Go
13 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.63%) MCSE
5 13 (4.01%) Degree
6 8 (2.47%) CCNA
6 8 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.85%) DBS Check
7 6 (1.85%) MCP
8 4 (1.23%) MCSA
9 3 (0.93%) ISEB
9 3 (0.93%) MCITP
10 2 (0.62%) CISSP
10 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.31%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.31%) CCDP
11 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.40%) ISO 9001
2 10 (3.09%) SLA
3 5 (1.54%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.62%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) TickIT
System Software
1 147 (45.37%) Active Directory
2 35 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.48%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.40%) BitLocker
4 11 (3.40%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.78%) XenApp
6 7 (2.16%) vSphere
7 6 (1.85%) Docker
8 5 (1.54%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.31%) Firmware
12 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 58 (17.90%) SCCM
2 8 (2.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (2.16%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.85%) Ansible
4 6 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.23%) SCOM
7 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.62%) OpenView
7 2 (0.62%) Puppet
7 2 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.62%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.31%) MIIS
8 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 139 (42.90%) Microsoft
2 64 (19.75%) VMware
3 35 (10.80%) Oracle
4 30 (9.26%) Citrix
5 29 (8.95%) Cisco
6 28 (8.64%) HP
7 25 (7.72%) Intel Security
8 14 (4.32%) NetApp
9 12 (3.70%) Dell
9 12 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.70%) Sun
10 10 (3.09%) EMC
10 10 (3.09%) Symantec
11 7 (2.16%) BMC
12 6 (1.85%) Apple
12 6 (1.85%) BEA
12 6 (1.85%) F5
12 6 (1.85%) Webroot
13 5 (1.54%) Siemens
14 4 (1.23%) CheckPoint
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