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 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 187 216 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.17% 13.34% 15.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.38% 60.17% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 79
Median daily rate £400 £303 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.31% +5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £154 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £407 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 74
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.20 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £20.88 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +3.33%
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
286 359 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.62% 22.17% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 164 120
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 75
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 £11.50 £10.20 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 June 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 24 June 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 -2 52 £325 +19.81% 14
Nottinghamshire +5 47 £600 +100.00% 25
Northamptonshire -2 32 £344 +19.15% 10
Derbyshire -3 23 £390 +7.58% 16
Lincolnshire +7 18 £400 +113.33% 7
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 174 (45.67%) Active Directory
2 117 (30.71%) Windows Server
3 115 (30.18%) Microsoft
4 99 (25.98%) VMware
5 73 (19.16%) Linux
6 69 (18.11%) .NET
7 67 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 66 (17.32%) ITIL
9 65 (17.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 61 (16.01%) Security Cleared
11 60 (15.75%) Unix
12 59 (15.49%) Windows XP
12 59 (15.49%) Windows 7
13 55 (14.44%) SQL Server
13 55 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 49 (12.86%) C#
15 48 (12.60%) SQL
15 48 (12.60%) Cisco
16 47 (12.34%) Windows 10
17 46 (12.07%) SC Cleared
18 45 (11.81%) Office 365
19 44 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (11.55%) MS Office
20 43 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (11.02%) MS Excel
22 40 (10.50%) MS Exchange
23 39 (10.24%) SCCM
24 38 (9.97%) JavaScript
25 37 (9.71%) LAN
25 37 (9.71%) Configuration Management

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 40 (10.50%) MS Exchange
2 30 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (5.51%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (4.20%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.67%) Mule
7 13 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (3.15%) IIS
9 9 (2.36%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.05%) AquaLogic
12 4 (1.05%) JBoss
12 4 (1.05%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.05%) Tuxedo
12 4 (1.05%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 44 (11.55%) MS Office
2 42 (11.02%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.57%) Doxygen
4 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) OpenText MBPM
1 4 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.81%) Office 365
2 32 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.10%) IaaS
5 6 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.26%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.71%) LAN
2 35 (9.19%) WAN
3 31 (8.14%) Firewall
4 28 (7.35%) DNS
4 28 (7.35%) VPN
5 26 (6.82%) SAN
5 26 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 25 (6.56%) Wireless
7 24 (6.30%) DHCP
8 21 (5.51%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (4.46%) Internet
10 9 (2.36%) Network Security
11 8 (2.10%) SSL
12 7 (1.84%) Bluetooth
12 7 (1.84%) ZigBee
13 5 (1.31%) HTTP
14 4 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.05%) Modbus
15 3 (0.79%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.94%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.36%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.10%) CouchDB
5 7 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.84%) MySQL
5 7 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.84%) SQLite
6 6 (1.57%) DTS
6 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.79%) SSDT
9 2 (0.52%) DB2
10 1 (0.26%) Adabas
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.26%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (4.99%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.72%) git-flow
3 17 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.94%) jspm
5 12 (3.15%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.36%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.57%) GitLab
8 3 (0.79%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.52%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.52%) MSI
10 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.26%) Maven
10 1 (0.26%) Subversion
10 1 (0.26%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 31 (8.14%) Finance
2 22 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.41%) Retail
4 12 (3.15%) Banking
5 7 (1.84%) Back Office
5 7 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.05%) Electronics
6 4 (1.05%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) French Language
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (17.59%) Developer
2 60 (15.75%) Architect
3 58 (15.22%) Analyst
4 33 (8.66%) Applications Developer
5 29 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (7.35%) Support Engineer
7 23 (6.04%) Service Analyst
8 19 (4.99%) 3rd Line Support
9 18 (4.72%) Desktop Support
9 18 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
10 17 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (4.20%) .NET Developer
11 16 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
11 16 (4.20%) IT Support
12 15 (3.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (3.94%) Desktop Engineer
13 14 (3.67%) Support Analyst
14 13 (3.41%) Wintel Engineer
15 12 (3.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (18.11%) .NET
2 36 (9.45%) HTML
2 36 (9.45%) RESTful
3 33 (8.66%) HTML5
4 32 (8.40%) AngularJS
5 25 (6.56%) Aurelia
5 25 (6.56%) Web Services
6 23 (6.04%) Node.js
7 21 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (4.72%) Sass
9 17 (4.46%) Entity Framework
9 17 (4.46%) LINQ
10 14 (3.67%) .NET Framework
10 14 (3.67%) Middleware
11 12 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (2.89%) Material Design
12 11 (2.89%) REST
12 11 (2.89%) XML
13 9 (2.36%) ASP.NET
13 9 (2.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.04%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.46%) Clustering
5 7 (1.84%) Minimum Viable Product
5 7 (1.84%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.84%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.57%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.57%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.57%) Replication
7 5 (1.31%) DataPower
7 5 (1.31%) iPad
8 4 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.79%) EMC VNX
9 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.79%) iPhone
9 3 (0.79%) iSeries
9 3 (0.79%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.79%) User Experience
10 2 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 117 (30.71%) Windows Server
2 73 (19.16%) Linux
3 67 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (17.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (15.75%) Unix
6 59 (15.49%) Windows 7
6 59 (15.49%) Windows XP
7 55 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (12.34%) Windows 10
9 26 (6.82%) Windows Phone
10 21 (5.51%) Windows 8
11 19 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (4.72%) Mac OS X
13 12 (3.15%) Android
13 12 (3.15%) Apple iOS
14 9 (2.36%) Solaris
15 8 (2.10%) AIX
16 4 (1.05%) MVS
16 4 (1.05%) OS/390
16 4 (1.05%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (17.32%) ITIL
2 37 (9.71%) Configuration Management
3 33 (8.66%) Migration
4 30 (7.87%) DevOps
5 22 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (5.25%) High Availability
7 18 (4.72%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (4.72%) TOGAF
8 17 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (3.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (3.67%) OO
12 13 (3.41%) Change Management
13 12 (3.15%) CRM
13 12 (3.15%) Release Management
14 11 (2.89%) Service Delivery
14 11 (2.89%) Service Management
15 10 (2.62%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (2.62%) PRINCE2
16 9 (2.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (12.86%) C#
2 48 (12.60%) SQL
3 38 (9.97%) JavaScript
4 29 (7.61%) Java
5 26 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 21 (5.51%) VBScript
7 18 (4.72%) C++
8 16 (4.20%) TypeScript
9 14 (3.67%) ECMAScript
10 11 (2.89%) C
10 11 (2.89%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.10%) PHP
12 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.31%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.05%) Perl
14 3 (0.79%) VB
15 2 (0.52%) Groovy
16 1 (0.26%) JCL
16 1 (0.26%) NATURAL
16 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 61 (16.01%) Security Cleared
2 46 (12.07%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.20%) CISSP
5 12 (3.15%) MCSE
6 11 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.10%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.84%) CCNA
9 6 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.57%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.57%) Degree
10 4 (1.05%) MCSA
11 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.52%) CCNP
12 2 (0.52%) ISEB
12 2 (0.52%) MCP
12 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.57%) QA
2 6 (1.57%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.52%) TickIT
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 174 (45.67%) Active Directory
2 44 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.30%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (6.04%) VMware ESX
5 18 (4.72%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.84%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.57%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.31%) vSphere
9 4 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.05%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.05%) XenApp
10 3 (0.79%) Firmware
10 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.26%) NFS
12 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (10.24%) SCCM
2 26 (6.82%) Puppet
3 25 (6.56%) Ansible
4 17 (4.46%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (3.15%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (2.10%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.84%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.57%) Salt
8 6 (1.57%) SCOM
9 4 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.05%) Foglight
9 4 (1.05%) nmon
10 3 (0.79%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.79%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.52%) Control-M
11 2 (0.52%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.52%) OVSD
12 1 (0.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 115 (30.18%) Microsoft
2 99 (25.98%) VMware
3 48 (12.60%) Cisco
4 33 (8.66%) Red Hat
5 30 (7.87%) Citrix
6 29 (7.61%) HP
6 29 (7.61%) Oracle
7 21 (5.51%) IBM
8 17 (4.46%) Palo Alto
9 16 (4.20%) Google
10 15 (3.94%) SAP
11 13 (3.41%) Remedy
12 11 (2.89%) NetApp
12 11 (2.89%) Sun
13 9 (2.36%) Dell
13 9 (2.36%) EMC
13 9 (2.36%) Lotus
14 7 (1.84%) Symantec
15 6 (1.57%) arcserve
15 6 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
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