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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 171 205 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.08% 13.30% 14.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.77% 64.26% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 85 102
Median daily rate £284 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £114 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £429 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 66
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.90 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.93 £17.50 £23.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
296 319 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.45% 20.70% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 152 150
Median daily rate £325 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 66
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.75 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 58 £288 -14.17% 19
Derbyshire +4 37 £275 -26.66% 7
Leicestershire -10 34 £265 -3.63% 8
Nottinghamshire -14 28 £325 +35.41% 12
Lincolnshire -3 13 £155 -18.42%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 161 (51.27%) Active Directory
2 132 (42.04%) Microsoft
3 93 (29.62%) Windows 7
4 78 (24.84%) Windows Server
5 65 (20.70%) MS Office
5 65 (20.70%) MS Excel
6 63 (20.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (19.75%) SCCM
8 61 (19.43%) VMware
9 59 (18.79%) ITIL
10 53 (16.88%) Linux
11 49 (15.61%) Windows XP
12 48 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 45 (14.33%) SQL Server
13 45 (14.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 42 (13.38%) SQL
14 42 (13.38%) Windows 10
15 37 (11.78%) Security Cleared
15 37 (11.78%) Office 365
16 33 (10.51%) Finance
17 32 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (9.87%) LAN
19 29 (9.24%) WAN
19 29 (9.24%) Cisco
19 29 (9.24%) SC Cleared
20 28 (8.92%) Citrix
20 28 (8.92%) MS Exchange
20 28 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (8.28%) Unix
21 26 (8.28%) .NET

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 28 (8.92%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.55%) IIS
5 8 (2.55%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.23%) Mule
7 6 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.91%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.59%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.64%) nginx
11 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.32%) Jetty
12 1 (0.32%) Moodle
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 65 (20.70%) MS Excel
1 65 (20.70%) MS Office
2 12 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.27%) MS Project
3 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Demantra
1 4 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.64%) Endur
2 2 (0.64%) Findur
2 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.78%) Office 365
2 23 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.87%) OneDrive
5 8 (2.55%) IaaS
6 6 (1.91%) PaaS
7 4 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.32%) Route 53
9 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.87%) LAN
2 29 (9.24%) WAN
3 24 (7.64%) Wireless
4 23 (7.32%) DNS
5 22 (7.01%) SAN
6 21 (6.69%) TCP/IP
7 20 (6.37%) Firewall
8 16 (5.10%) VPN
9 11 (3.50%) DHCP
10 10 (3.18%) Internet
10 10 (3.18%) NAS
10 10 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (2.55%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (2.55%) Skype
11 8 (2.55%) VoIP
12 7 (2.23%) Unified Communications
13 5 (1.59%) HTTP
13 5 (1.59%) Network Security
14 4 (1.27%) ADSL
15 3 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.14%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.55%) MySQL
5 8 (2.55%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.27%) DTS
7 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.27%) Star Schema
8 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.18%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.55%) GitLab
2 8 (2.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.91%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.27%) git-flow
4 4 (1.27%) JDeveloper
4 4 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.96%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.96%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.96%) JBehave
5 3 (0.96%) JIRA
5 3 (0.96%) JUnit
5 3 (0.96%) Maven
5 3 (0.96%) Selenium
6 2 (0.64%) jspm
6 2 (0.64%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.32%) Hudson
7 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
General
1 33 (10.51%) Finance
2 17 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 16 (5.10%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.46%) Retail
5 7 (2.23%) Publishing
6 6 (1.91%) Banking
6 6 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.59%) Back Office
8 3 (0.96%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
9 2 (0.64%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (24.20%) Analyst
2 45 (14.33%) Support Engineer
3 39 (12.42%) Service Analyst
4 38 (12.10%) Service Desk Analyst
5 26 (8.28%) IT Support
6 23 (7.32%) Architect
6 23 (7.32%) Developer
6 23 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (6.69%) Desktop Support
8 21 (6.69%) Support Analyst
9 20 (6.37%) Desktop Engineer
10 19 (6.05%) IT Engineer
11 18 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (5.41%) IT Analyst
13 15 (4.78%) IT Support Engineer
14 14 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
15 12 (3.82%) 1st Line Support
15 12 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
15 12 (3.82%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.28%) .NET
2 11 (3.50%) REST
3 10 (3.18%) HTML
4 9 (2.87%) XML
5 7 (2.23%) CSS
5 7 (2.23%) JSON
6 6 (1.91%) HTML5
6 6 (1.91%) Node.js
6 6 (1.91%) WCF
7 5 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.59%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.59%) LINQ
7 5 (1.59%) RESTful
7 5 (1.59%) Spring
7 5 (1.59%) Web Services
8 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.27%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.27%) SOAP
9 3 (0.96%) JAXB
9 3 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.14%) Blackberry
3 10 (3.18%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.91%) Clustering
6 4 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.96%) DataPower
7 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.64%) EPoS
8 2 (0.64%) NHS
8 2 (0.64%) Replication
8 2 (0.64%) RIA
8 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.32%) CCTV
9 1 (0.32%) CMDB
9 1 (0.32%) FMCG
9 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 93 (29.62%) Windows 7
2 78 (24.84%) Windows Server
3 63 (20.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (16.88%) Linux
5 49 (15.61%) Windows XP
6 48 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (14.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (13.38%) Windows 10
9 26 (8.28%) Unix
10 18 (5.73%) Windows 8
11 15 (4.78%) Mac OS X
12 10 (3.18%) Android
13 7 (2.23%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.91%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.27%) HPUX
15 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.79%) ITIL
2 23 (7.32%) Migration
3 18 (5.73%) Configuration Management
3 18 (5.73%) DevOps
4 16 (5.10%) High Availability
5 15 (4.78%) Application Packaging
6 13 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (4.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (4.14%) Incident Management
7 11 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (3.18%) Project Management
8 10 (3.18%) Software Engineering
9 9 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (2.87%) Chat Support
9 9 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (2.87%) TDD
10 7 (2.23%) Data Migration
10 7 (2.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 7 (2.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.38%) SQL
2 20 (6.37%) C#
3 15 (4.78%) PowerShell
4 14 (4.46%) Java
4 14 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.23%) VBScript
6 4 (1.27%) PHP
6 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.96%) C++
7 3 (0.96%) Python
7 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.96%) VB
8 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.32%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.32%) C
9 1 (0.32%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (11.78%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.24%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.73%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.55%) CISSP
5 8 (2.55%) Degree
5 8 (2.55%) MCP
5 8 (2.55%) MCSE
6 5 (1.59%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.27%) MCSA
8 3 (0.96%) CCNA
8 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.96%) ISEB
9 2 (0.64%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.64%) MCITP
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.87%) SLA
2 8 (2.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) TickIT
System Software
1 161 (51.27%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.05%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.50%) BitLocker
5 10 (3.18%) vSphere
5 10 (3.18%) XenApp
5 10 (3.18%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.91%) Docker
7 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.59%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.64%) Firmware
10 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.32%) pfSense
10 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 62 (19.75%) SCCM
2 17 (5.41%) Ansible
3 10 (3.18%) Puppet
4 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.59%) AirWatch
7 5 (1.59%) SCOM
8 3 (0.96%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.96%) Salt
9 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.64%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.32%) Consul
10 1 (0.32%) EnCase
10 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.32%) FTK
10 1 (0.32%) QRadar
10 1 (0.32%) Rancher
10 1 (0.32%) rkt
10 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 132 (42.04%) Microsoft
2 61 (19.43%) VMware
3 29 (9.24%) Cisco
4 28 (8.92%) Citrix
5 20 (6.37%) HP
6 18 (5.73%) Intel Security
6 18 (5.73%) Oracle
7 16 (5.10%) NetApp
8 11 (3.50%) Google
9 9 (2.87%) Dell
9 9 (2.87%) Palo Alto
10 7 (2.23%) Webroot
11 6 (1.91%) EMC
11 6 (1.91%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.91%) Remedy
11 6 (1.91%) Sun
12 5 (1.59%) Apple
12 5 (1.59%) IBM
12 5 (1.59%) Lotus
12 5 (1.59%) Siemens
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