The table below looks at the statistics for Windows NT skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows NT over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 537 481 469
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 43 77 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 0.70% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 41
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£218 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.90% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £110 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £210 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Average hourly rate £23.22 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.86% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £30.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.93 £62.30 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.22 £30.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-23.86% +50.61%
Windows NT
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11904 11057 10211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.82% 23.25% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7151 6338 5493
Average daily rate £363 £362 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1018 1043
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Windows NT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows NT Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows NT
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows NT across the England region.

Windows NT Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows NT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows NT across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Windows NT Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows NT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows NT across the England region.

Windows NT Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows NT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows NT within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -30 20 £235 -32.85% 2
London -7 10 £306 -5.76% 3
South West -35 3 - - 1
West Midlands -12 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Windows NT
UK

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows NT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows NT.

1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (46.34%) UNIX
3 30 (36.59%) Windows 2000
4 29 (35.37%) MS Excel
4 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
5 28 (34.15%) SLA
5 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
5 28 (34.15%) MS Office
6 27 (32.93%) Finance
7 26 (31.71%) SQL
7 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (29.27%) ITIL
9 21 (25.61%) Windows XP
10 19 (23.17%) Oracle
11 18 (21.95%) .NET
11 18 (21.95%) C#
11 18 (21.95%) Java
11 18 (21.95%) VMware
11 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (20.73%) Service Management
13 16 (19.51%) Windows 2000 Server
13 16 (19.51%) Oracle Database
13 16 (19.51%) Citrix
14 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (17.07%) Change Management
15 14 (17.07%) VMware ESX
15 14 (17.07%) Clustering
15 14 (17.07%) NAS
15 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (17.07%) BladeLogic

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows NT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows NT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.41%) IIS
1 11 (13.41%) CICS
1 11 (13.41%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (2.44%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (35.37%) MS Excel
2 28 (34.15%) MS Office
3 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) SAN
1 14 (17.07%) NAS
2 9 (10.98%) Broadband
2 9 (10.98%) LAN
2 9 (10.98%) WAN
3 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.32%) DNS
4 6 (7.32%) Internet
5 4 (4.88%) ADSL
5 4 (4.88%) Firewall
6 3 (3.66%) DHCP
7 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.44%) SMTP
7 2 (2.44%) OSPF
7 2 (2.44%) BGP
7 2 (2.44%) VLAN
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.22%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.22%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) Ingres
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Selenium
2 9 (10.98%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (10.98%) WebDriver
3 7 (8.54%) JMeter
4 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.22%) MSI
6 1 (1.22%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Automotive
4 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.66%) Front Office
6 2 (2.44%) Retail
7 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Service Analyst
3 13 (15.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Administrator
5 9 (10.98%) Test Manager
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Administrator
6 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.54%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.88%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.44%) Network Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Junior
11 2 (2.44%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.44%) Rendezvous
3 2 (2.44%) Middleware
4 1 (1.22%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.22%) WPF
4 1 (1.22%) J2EE
4 1 (1.22%) XML
4 1 (1.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Clustering
2 13 (15.85%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.66%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) IVR
5 1 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) Pocket PC
5 1 (1.22%) CCTV
5 1 (1.22%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (46.34%) UNIX
3 30 (36.59%) Windows 2000
4 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (25.61%) Windows XP
6 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (19.51%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (10.98%) Windows 7
9 9 (10.98%) MVS
10 4 (4.88%) Linux
10 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) ITIL
2 17 (20.73%) Service Management
3 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.07%) Change Management
5 13 (15.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
6 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
7 11 (13.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (12.20%) BDD
8 10 (12.20%) TDD
9 9 (10.98%) Waterfall
9 9 (10.98%) Line Management
10 6 (7.32%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.32%) Migration
11 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.88%) Problem Management
12 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (3.66%) Project Management
13 3 (3.66%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.71%) SQL
2 18 (21.95%) C#
2 18 (21.95%) Java
3 14 (17.07%) VBScript
4 5 (6.10%) VB
5 4 (4.88%) C
5 4 (4.88%) C++
6 1 (1.22%) Delphi
6 1 (1.22%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) MCSE
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.41%) Degree
3 5 (6.10%) ISEB
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.66%) CCNA
4 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) HNC
5 1 (1.22%) HND
5 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (34.15%) SLA
2 6 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 28 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.07%) VMware ESX
2 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.85%) Terminal Services
4 11 (13.41%) ISA Server
4 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) BladeLogic
2 10 (12.20%) SCOM
3 6 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (6.10%) Control-M
5 3 (3.66%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.44%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (2.44%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (1.22%) SCCM
7 1 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.17%) Oracle
3 18 (21.95%) VMware
4 16 (19.51%) Citrix
5 14 (17.07%) Intel
6 8 (9.76%) Cisco
7 6 (7.32%) Remedy
7 6 (7.32%) SAP
8 3 (3.66%) HP
8 3 (3.66%) CA
9 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.44%) Compaq
10 1 (1.22%) Dell
10 1 (1.22%) Unisys
10 1 (1.22%) Macromedia
10 1 (1.22%) Sun
10 1 (1.22%) Royalblue
10 1 (1.22%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.22%) Nortel
10 1 (1.22%) Nokia
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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