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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 546 509 454
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -55
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 43 50 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.46% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 41
Average daily rate
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£250 £183 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% -43.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £110 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £180 £175
% change year-on-year
+30.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Average hourly rate £22.69 £30.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £30.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £78.20 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £30.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.60% +60.52%
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
11754 10778 10124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.30% 22.82% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7071 6149 5413
Average daily rate £363 £360 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 979 1072
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £33.65 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -20 15 £331 +81.50% 2
London +12 12 £340 +4.61% 2
South West -20 6 £330 -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
East of England -17 1 £210 -
East Midlands - - - -
Windows NT
UK

Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (54.02%) UNIX
3 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
3 31 (35.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (34.48%) MS Excel
4 30 (34.48%) SQL
5 29 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 28 (32.18%) Java
6 28 (32.18%) Oracle
6 28 (32.18%) Finance
7 27 (31.03%) SLA
8 26 (29.89%) Active Directory
9 25 (28.74%) MS Office
10 23 (26.44%) .NET
11 21 (24.14%) ITIL
11 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (22.99%) C#
13 19 (21.84%) Windows XP
13 19 (21.84%) Oracle Database
14 17 (19.54%) VMware
15 16 (18.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 16 (18.39%) Selenium
15 16 (18.39%) VBScript
15 16 (18.39%) Citrix
16 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (16.09%) Intel
16 14 (16.09%) SAN
16 14 (16.09%) MCSE
16 14 (16.09%) BladeLogic

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (12.64%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (12.64%) IIS
2 9 (10.34%) CICS
3 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.60%) JBoss
5 4 (4.60%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.60%) GlassFish
5 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.30%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 25 (28.74%) MS Office
3 5 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) SAN
1 14 (16.09%) NAS
2 11 (12.64%) LAN
2 11 (12.64%) WAN
3 9 (10.34%) Broadband
4 6 (6.90%) Internet
5 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.75%) DNS
6 4 (4.60%) ADSL
6 4 (4.60%) Firewall
7 3 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.45%) SMTP
7 3 (3.45%) DHCP
8 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.30%) VLAN
9 1 (1.15%) Network Security
9 1 (1.15%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.15%) SDH
9 1 (1.15%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Selenium
2 11 (12.64%) WebDriver
2 11 (12.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (10.34%) JMeter
4 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.60%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.15%) JIRA
7 1 (1.15%) MSI
7 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.15%) AdminStudio
General
1 28 (32.18%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Automotive
4 3 (3.45%) Front Office
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Analyst
2 13 (14.94%) Service Analyst
3 12 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) Test Manager
5 10 (11.49%) Administrator
6 9 (10.34%) Windows Administrator
7 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.05%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.75%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.45%) Agile Test Manager
11 3 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) J2EE
3 4 (4.60%) Swing
3 4 (4.60%) EJB
3 4 (4.60%) SWT
4 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.45%) HTML
5 2 (2.30%) Rendezvous
5 2 (2.30%) Middleware
6 1 (1.15%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.15%) WPF
6 1 (1.15%) XML
6 1 (1.15%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Clustering
1 13 (14.94%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.15%) Pocket PC
3 1 (1.15%) CCTV
3 1 (1.15%) Derivative
3 1 (1.15%) IVR
3 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (54.02%) UNIX
3 31 (35.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (21.84%) Windows XP
7 16 (18.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 9 (10.34%) MVS
10 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (6.90%) Linux
12 4 (4.60%) Windows 8
13 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
13 3 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) ITIL
1 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.09%) Test Automation
2 14 (16.09%) Change Management
2 14 (16.09%) Service Management
3 13 (14.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (14.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (13.79%) BDD
4 12 (13.79%) TDD
5 11 (12.64%) Incident Management
5 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
5 11 (12.64%) Line Management
6 8 (9.20%) Automated Testing
7 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.75%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.75%) Migration
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) SQL
2 28 (32.18%) Java
3 20 (22.99%) C#
4 16 (18.39%) VBScript
5 9 (10.34%) VB
6 7 (8.05%) C
7 5 (5.75%) C++
8 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.45%) Python
8 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) Delphi
9 1 (1.15%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (16.09%) MCSE
2 12 (13.79%) Degree
3 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.75%) ISEB
6 4 (4.60%) Sun Certification
6 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.45%) CCNA
7 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.15%) MCITP
8 1 (1.15%) HNC
8 1 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.03%) SLA
2 6 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 26 (29.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.09%) VMware ESX
3 13 (14.94%) Terminal Services
4 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (12.64%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.45%) Nmap
5 3 (3.45%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.15%) vSphere
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) BladeLogic
2 10 (11.49%) SCOM
3 6 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (5.75%) Control-M
5 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.45%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (3.45%) Nessus
5 3 (3.45%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.30%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (2.30%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.30%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.30%) SCCM
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.18%) Oracle
3 17 (19.54%) VMware
4 16 (18.39%) Citrix
5 14 (16.09%) Intel
6 7 (8.05%) Cisco
7 6 (6.90%) Remedy
7 6 (6.90%) SAP
8 5 (5.75%) Sun
9 4 (4.60%) HP
9 4 (4.60%) Sybase
10 3 (3.45%) CA
11 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.30%) Computacenter
12 1 (1.15%) Veeam
12 1 (1.15%) FrontRange
12 1 (1.15%) Unisys
12 1 (1.15%) Royalblue
12 1 (1.15%) Macromedia
12 1 (1.15%) NetIQ