The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.56% 15.33% 27.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Median daily rate £419 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.58% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £350 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+0.15% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £11.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £14.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.43 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.39% -3.57%
Windows
Leicestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.56% 15.33% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 11
Median daily rate £419 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £238 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £350 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £15.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 20 (43.48%) Windows 10
3 17 (36.96%) HTML
3 17 (36.96%) RESTful
4 16 (34.78%) HTML5
5 15 (32.61%) AngularJS
6 14 (30.43%) Windows Phone
6 14 (30.43%) C#
6 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
7 13 (28.26%) Aurelia
8 10 (21.74%) git-flow
8 10 (21.74%) Sass
8 10 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (21.74%) Node.js
8 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
9 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
9 9 (19.57%) TypeScript
9 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
10 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (17.39%) ECMAScript
11 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (15.22%) jspm
12 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (13.04%) Office 365
12 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (13.04%) LINQ

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Doxygen
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Bluetooth
1 4 (8.70%) ZigBee
2 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) Network Security
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) Modbus
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) VLAN
4 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQLite
3 3 (6.52%) CouchDB
3 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
1 10 (21.74%) git-flow
2 7 (15.22%) jspm
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Applications Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) C++ Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Scrum Master
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 17 (36.96%) HTML
2 17 (36.96%) RESTful
3 16 (34.78%) HTML5
4 15 (32.61%) AngularJS
5 13 (28.26%) Aurelia
6 10 (21.74%) Node.js
6 10 (21.74%) Sass
7 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (13.04%) LINQ
9 5 (10.87%) Entity Framework
9 5 (10.87%) Material Design
10 4 (8.70%) QML
10 4 (8.70%) Qt
11 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
12 1 (2.17%) CSS
12 1 (2.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) iSeries
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows 10
2 14 (30.43%) Windows Phone
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.35%) Linux
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.17%) Android
9 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.17%) Unix
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (13.04%) Scrum
3 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) ERP
5 2 (4.35%) High Availability
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.35%) User Stories
5 2 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (2.17%) Content Development
6 1 (2.17%) DevOps
6 1 (2.17%) Front End Development
6 1 (2.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.17%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) C#
1 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.57%) TypeScript
3 8 (17.39%) ECMAScript
4 6 (13.04%) C++
5 5 (10.87%) SQL
6 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.35%) Java
8 2 (4.35%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) VBScript
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) CCNP
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix
3 3 (6.52%) NetApp
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Kaseya
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Siemens