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 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 14 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.72% 25.60% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 88.89% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
Median daily rate £300 £293 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +72.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £185 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £333 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £16.63 £11.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.13% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.88 £14.40 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
18 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.50% 28.80% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 8
Median daily rate £310 £293 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% -31.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £391 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

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 Leicester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (16.00%) High Availability
6 4 (16.00%) git-flow
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Logistics
6 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.00%) Android
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.00%) SCCM
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared

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 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Modbus
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) git-flow
2 2 (8.00%) jspm
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) UX Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.00%) Aurelia
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) HTML5
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) LINQ
2 2 (8.00%) RESTful
2 2 (8.00%) Sass
2 2 (8.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Material Design
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) EPoS
1 1 (4.00%) Handset
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.00%) Android
4 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) High Availability
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) Logistics
1 4 (16.00%) Scrum
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.00%) BDD
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) VBScript
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) ECMAScript
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) MCDST
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Sun
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Kaseya
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Siemens