The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows NT
Rank 529 512 479
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows NT 37 27 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.058% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.33% 0.26% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 36
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £135 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £400 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £348 £319
% change year-on-year
-23.02% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £13.83 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £43.25 £23.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -30.43%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11245 10442 11229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.75% 22.42% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6491 5838 5681
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 960 971 1164
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows NT
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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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows NT across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows NT Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 -6 13 £410 +10.81% 2
London +21 7 £288 +4.54%
North West -2 5 £115 -14.81% 1
West Midlands - 4 £225 - 1
East Midlands +1 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Windows NT
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Windows NT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) UNIX
2 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
3 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (37.68%) Windows XP
4 25 (36.23%) Windows 2000
5 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
6 19 (27.54%) MS Office
6 19 (27.54%) SQL
7 18 (26.09%) ITIL
8 16 (23.19%) Oracle
8 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
9 15 (21.74%) SLA
9 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
10 14 (20.29%) HP
10 14 (20.29%) Citrix
11 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (17.39%) Finance
12 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
13 11 (15.94%) Clustering
13 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
14 10 (14.49%) VMware
14 10 (14.49%) Cisco
14 10 (14.49%) Linux
14 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
15 9 (13.04%) Java
15 9 (13.04%) Service Management
15 9 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery

Windows NT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.25%) CICS
3 5 (7.25%) IIS
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Office
2 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.14%) Internet
3 6 (8.70%) DNS
4 4 (5.80%) LAN
5 3 (4.35%) Broadband
5 3 (4.35%) DHCP
5 3 (4.35%) WAN
5 3 (4.35%) SAN
5 3 (4.35%) Firewall
5 3 (4.35%) NAS
6 2 (2.90%) VoIP
6 2 (2.90%) OSPF
6 2 (2.90%) BGP
6 2 (2.90%) SMS
6 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.90%) ISDN
7 1 (1.45%) ATM
7 1 (1.45%) PSTN
7 1 (1.45%) SDH
7 1 (1.45%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.45%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Selenium
2 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.35%) MSI
2 3 (4.35%) InstallShield
2 3 (4.35%) AdminStudio
2 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.90%) JMeter
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Automotive
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Analyst
2 9 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Administrator
4 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Service Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Service Desk Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Tester
6 4 (5.80%) Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.45%) Java EE
4 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.45%) J2EE
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.45%) COM+
4 1 (1.45%) JDBC
4 1 (1.45%) JSP
4 1 (1.45%) Servlets
4 1 (1.45%) Struts
4 1 (1.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.45%) Spring
4 1 (1.45%) JSF
4 1 (1.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Clustering
2 6 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) UNIX
3 26 (37.68%) Windows XP
3 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (36.23%) Windows 2000
5 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (14.49%) Linux
8 9 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (11.59%) AIX
9 8 (11.59%) MVS
10 5 (7.25%) Windows Vista
11 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
3 9 (13.04%) Service Management
4 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.14%) Change Management
6 6 (8.70%) Migration
6 6 (8.70%) Project Management
6 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.80%) OO
8 4 (5.80%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.80%) TDD
8 4 (5.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (5.80%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (5.80%) BDD
8 4 (5.80%) Test Strategy
9 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) Java
3 7 (10.14%) C
3 7 (10.14%) C#
3 7 (10.14%) VBScript
4 5 (7.25%) VB
5 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) ABAP
7 1 (1.45%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.59%) MCSE
3 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) MCP
5 3 (4.35%) ISEB
6 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) HND
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) PMP
7 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) TickIT
System Software
1 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Terminal Server
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.80%) Nmap
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.35%) MetaFrame
6 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.90%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Control-M
1 6 (8.70%) SCOM
2 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.80%) CORE IMPACT
2 4 (5.80%) Nessus
2 4 (5.80%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.80%) SCCM
3 3 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (4.35%) Unicenter
3 3 (4.35%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.90%) MOM
5 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.45%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) Oracle
3 14 (20.29%) HP
3 14 (20.29%) Citrix
4 10 (14.49%) Cisco
4 10 (14.49%) VMware
5 5 (7.25%) Dell
5 5 (7.25%) Intel
5 5 (7.25%) SAP
6 4 (5.80%) Compaq
6 4 (5.80%) Remedy
7 3 (4.35%) CA
7 3 (4.35%) Altiris
8 2 (2.90%) AppSense
8 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) BMC
9 1 (1.45%) Nokia
9 1 (1.45%) Lotus
9 1 (1.45%) Apple
9 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
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